Webinar: Opioid Use Disorders and Criminal Justice Involvement – A Research Overview and Case Study

presented by DCF and the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

The opioid epidemic is intertwined with historically high levels of correctional supervision in the United States. In this webinar, we will present an overview of overlapping trends in correctional supervision and opioid overdose deaths. We will also provide an evidence synthesis of opioid use disorder treatment among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, with a focus on randomized controlled trials and current guidelines. Finally, we will present our work in Hennepin County to describe one approach to implementing opioid use disorder treatment within correctional facilities and for individuals with recent incarceration. Read more

When:Tuesday, June 18, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where:United States
Presenter:Tyler Winkelman, MD, MSc, Clinician-Investigator, 
Division of General Internal Medicine
Contact:Diane Perez
(850) 878-2196

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