Download only This guide focuses on using medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in jails and prisons and during the reentry process when justice -involved persons return to the community. It provides an overview of policies and evidence-based practices that reduce the risk of overdose and relapse. Publication ID PEP19-MATUSECJS Publication Date July 2019 Last Reviewed April 2019 Format Guidelines or Manual Download MAT in Criminal Justice Settings PDF 5.48 MB Find Related Information Audience Community Coalitions Law Enforcement Legal Community Policymakers Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals Population Group Inmates People in the Criminal Justice System People with Mental Health Problems as Population Group People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group Series Criminal Justice You May Also Be Interested In Substance Use and Mental Health Estimates from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health-Overview of Findings This report provides 2013 estimates on the prevalence of substance use disorder and mental illness in the United States. It also reports on the need for and barriers to substance use treatment, mental health care, and co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness. A Practitioner's Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children This resource guide offers information and resources to help practitioners in health and social service systems implement best practices to engage and help families and caregivers support their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children. Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans This guide highlights behavioral health challenges facing veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq. It presents challenges related to substance misuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. The guide also discusses screening tools and intervention. One Voice, One Community: Building Strong and Effective Partnerships Among Community and Faith Organizations This guide offers strategies for communities on collaborating with faith-based organizations to address the service needs of people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. It highlights examples, and presents challenges and benefits. Findings from the National Evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative This report presents findings from a national cross-site evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) initiative. SS/HS supports the collaborative planning and implementing of programs and services to foster safer schools and healthy students. Strategies for Behavioral Health Organizations to Promote New Health Insurance Opportunities in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities This fact sheet offers 10 outreach and enrollment strategies organizations can use to introduce Native Americans and Alaska Native communities to the health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.