Law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to offer key interventions to those with substance use disorders. It is estimated 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. As the opioid crisis continues, the frequency of rank and file officers acting as first r… Continue Reading Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement
From the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD), comes a timely fact sheet presenting the evidence for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the applications of treatment in the justice system. Visit the AATOD website to access the fact sheet. Subse… Continue Reading Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System
This webinar was presented by Dr. Leo Kadehjian and Natalie Reyes. The availability and prevalence of synthetic and designer drugs have increased dramatically over the last several years. Due to the rapid nature at which these drugs are produced and modified, and the danger associated with their con… Continue Reading Addressing Synthetic and Designer Drugs in Adult Drug Courts
This document offers an overview of the pilot projects, highlights promising practices, and offers recommendations for implementing teleservices initiatives in other jurisdictions.