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Monthly Archives: November 2020

11.12.20

Medication-Based Treatment for Substance Use Disorder in Correctional Facilities: Critical Components Missing from MOUD Legislation

By O’Neill Institute

This expert column was written by Madelyn O’Kelley-Bangsberg. Over the last several years, there has been increased attention to establishing adequate withdrawal and treatment protocols for persons with substance use disorders in jails and prisons. Advocates are trying to increase the availability of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) within correctional facilities by bringing litigation […]

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Thematic Areas: Addiction & Public Policy

11.10.20

Medication-Based Treatment for Substance Use Disorder in Correctional Facilities: Factors Influencing the Enactment of Legislation

By O’Neill Institute

This expert column was written by Madelyn O’Kelley-Bangsberg. Across the country, correctional institutions are implementing medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) programs in jails and prisons to save lives and money. However, barriers to further expansion of MOUD programs persist, including stigma and immediate costs. In 2018, only 1% of jails and prisons in the […]

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Thematic Areas: Addiction & Public Policy

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