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Extended-Release Naltrexone Fact Sheet

This fact sheet examines the use of extended-release naltrexone in the drug court field and some findings based on the scientific literature provided on the matter.

Extended-Release Naltrexone Fact Sheet

WRITTEN BY

Joshua Lee

PUBLICATION YEAR

2013

RESOURCE TYPES

Fact Sheet

SAMPLE FORM

Unknown

COURT TYPES

Adult Drug Court

REGIONS

Unknown

Resource Description

This document contains a fact sheet that discusses the use of extended-release naltrexone, a relatively new FDA-approved medication for opioid and alcohol use disorders. This resource analyzes the literature surrounding the drug, as it presents a growing support of its feasibility and effectiveness of among the criminal justice populations. The document highlights the drug as an effective tool to discourage program violations and promote successful outcomes for their participants.

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File Description File size

pdf

Naltrexone Fact Sheet.pdf

517 KB

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pdf Naltrexone Fact Sheet.pdf 517 KB