National Counsel for Behavior Health
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Tool
This toolkit provides correctional administrators and health care provider resources to develop and plan MOUD programs in the correctional setting.
Region V Public Health Training Center
Implementing Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: Public Health Implications
Online Class (free of charge): “Participants will gain an understanding of the current environment related to implementing evidence-based medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) within correctional settings and the implications for public health. Key components and considerations to implement MOUD programs within jails and prisons will be discussed, including program planning, data and evaluation, and linkages to community care upon release. Experts who have successfully implemented MOUD models in correctional settings will provide on-the-ground perspectives and lessons learned.”
California Health Care Foundation
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Collection
This website links resources to a wide range of information with the goal to increase the availability of MOUD. These updated resources range from information on insurance coverage of MOUD to implementation recommendations for a criminal justice setting.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Screening and Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System
SAMHSA comprehensive guide for screening for SUD, mental health and co-occurring disorders in criminal justice settings
Guidelines for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison: Implementation Guide
Guide for transitioning people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community. Highlights prevalence of mental and substance use disorders in correctional settings.
Prison Policy Initiative
Recidivism and Reentry