Over the course of the summer of 2020, the O’Neill Institute’s Addiction and Public Policy Initiative held a series of virtual roundtables featuring national leaders in the field of addiction treatment, recovery, health equity, and the legal system. The speakers highlighted best practices, challenges and the opportunities they face as they implement the standard of care for opioid use disorder — medication-based treatment — in correctional facilities. In the last virtual roundtable, Michael Botticelli, the AMA’s Dr. Patrice Harris, and Caleb Banta-Green from the University of Washington looked beyond the confines of jails and prisons to re-imagine a treatment system where services are widely available in communities.
Learn more and watch the sessions here:
- Session 1: Medication-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: National Trends & Best Practices
- Session 2: Challenges & Opportunities in Implementing Medication-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural and Mid-Sized County Jails
- Session 3: Data Collection & Outcomes Measurement: Impact of Access to Medication-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Correctional Facilities
- Session 4: Future State: Addiction Policy, Decarceration, and Connection to Care