Treatment Court Practitioner Toolkit: Model Agreements and Related Resources to Support the Use of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

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. Continue reading

The American Opioid Epidemic in Special Populations: Five Examples

This discussion paper from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic looks at how the opioid epidemic in America affects 5 special populations: justice-involved individuals, people living in rural communities, veterans, adolescents and young adults, and people who inject drugs. Continue reading