This webinar discusses buprenorphine prescribing in criminal justice settings in both secure environments and the community.
Topics covered include:
Handbook on Quality Standards for Interventions Aimed at Drug Experienced Young People in Contact with Criminal Justice Systems
As one of the objectives of the European Health Programme project “Exchanging Prevention practices on Polydrug use among youth in Criminal justice systems” (EPPIC), the present handbook of quality standards was produced to help practitioners improve the quality of interventions targeting drug experienced young people in contact with Criminal Justice Systems (CJS).
About this Event
EPPIC - Exchanging Prevention Practices on Polydrug Use among Youth in Criminal Justice Systems
February 13th -14th 2020
C219-20, College Building, Middlesex University, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT.
Thursday February 13th
Chair: Susanne MacGregor, Honorary Professor London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
People who have been incarcerated are approximately 100 times more likely to die by overdose in the first two weeks after their release than the general public. Despite high rates of opioid use disorder among justice-involved individuals, evidence-based medications exist and can be successfully implemented within jails and prisons.
The Fourteenth Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be held in Kyoto, Japan from 20 to 27 April 2020.
United Nations Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice have been held every five years since 1955.
Counselors: Need a tool to help people leaving criminal justice facilities stay drug-free? The Drugs & the Brain Wallet Card is designed specifically for people transitioning back to a less structured environment.
Opioid-related morbidity and mortality in the U.S. has been steadily increasing over the last two decades. In 2017 alone, 2.1 million Americans suffered from opioid use disorder (OUD), and 47,600 died from opioid overdose.
Studies have found that clinicians with higher education and/or attainment of national certification have a more favorable outlook regarding the adoption of evidence-based practices. However, staff hiring decisions may be based on a multitude of factors, including available resources and demands stemming from different funders.