opioid addiction treatment

In a new report, A Path to Recovery: Treating Opioid Use in West Virginia’s Criminal Justice System, the Vera Institute of Justice examines how expanding access to treatment options can help people in the criminal justice system overcome opioid addiction. Specifically, the report summarizes how West Virginia is using medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to address the opioid crisis.

Join the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence for the three-part Opioid Crisis – A Public Health Enemy Webinar Series to learn more about how public and private organizations are working together to address the nationwide opioid crisis.

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the Addiction Policy Forum for a live broadcast workshop on Monday, August 8 from 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET.  The workshop, "Strategies for Combating the Opioid Epidemic," will be broadcast from the National Forum on Criminal Justice in Philadelphia, PA.

The topics for discussion will include: