This publication is intended to serve as an introductory reference, outlining the options available to States that are in line with the international drug control conventions and other relevant international instruments.
This is a completely open access whole journal supplemental edition of the American Journal of Public Health on the health effects of incarceration.
The success of treatment and recovery of individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) can vary. Most often, a combination of factors adds complexities to evaluating the effectiveness of services and interventions.
Utilization of Addiction Treatment among U.S. Adults with History of Incarceration and Substance Use Disorders
The high prevalence of substance use disorders (SUDs) among incarcerated adults in the U.S. is well-known, but there has been less examination of SUD treatment and rates of incarceration among the population of adults with SUDs as the denominator.
A Randomized, Open Label Trial of Methadone Continuation versus Forced Withdrawal in a Combined US Prison and Jail
- MMT during incarceration leads to lower injection drug and heroin use.
- MMT during incarceration leads to fewer non-fatal overdoses.
- MMT during incarceration leads to higher rates of engagement in treatment.
Recently incarcerated individuals are at increased risk of opioid overdose.
On Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT (New York time), the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) will host their monthly Addiction Speaker Series featuring Lipi Roy, MD, MPH.
She will present on: "Battle Behind Bars: Addiction, Incarceration & Strategies Moving Forward"