Study: Most People Referred for Opioid Treatment by Criminal Justice System Don’t Receive Optimal Care

JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (12/04) – A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that fewer than 5 percent of people referred for opioid treatment from the criminal justice system were directed to medication-assisted programs, which are widely considered the most effective way to manage opioid abuse and reduce instances of overdose. Read more

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