This toolkit assists practitioners with incorporating medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) into treatment court settings. NADCP’s drug court best practice standards already require treatment courts to provide MOUD when it is medically indicated and prohibits require participants to discontinue medications as a condition of entry or graduation.
This report provides an overview of Medicaid delivery system reform efforts aimed at addressing the opioid crisis. The report describe 2 models of delivery system reforms: adoption of the Medicaid health home model for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and innovations that improve warm handoffs and care transitions from different levels of substance use disorder treatment.
This report provides a comprehensive review of recent research about the effects of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) on substance use and people who use drugs (PWUD) as well as information from key informant interviews with 21 staff members from harm reduction organizations in the United States about the experiences of PWUD and their service providers during this pandemic.
This briefing paper from the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments provides implementation guidelines for creating specialized supervision caseloads for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder conditions.
The website for the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) provides real-time data on suspected fatal and non-fatal overdose events to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize response to sudden increases or spikes in these events.
This resource captures the work of an executive working group of Medicaid leaders and national behavioral health experts convened by the National Association of Medicaid Directors to develop strategies to expand access to behavioral health services in Medicaid and CHIP.
This evaluation framework is designed to assess the impact of collaborations between law enforcement officers and first responders and social service agencies. The framework was developed through workshops and interviews with agencies who have developed collaborative crisis response programs.
This 2-page guide is designed to assist pharmacists in talking with patients and caregivers about naloxone.
This 4-page issue brief explores pharmacists’ insights into their role in preventing opioid overdose.
This commentary piece describes the effect the 2021 winter storm Uri had on the addiction treatment network in Austin, Texas and the significant challenges patients faced in maintaining access to medications to treat opioid use disorder.