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How to Use the DEA 72-Hour Emergency Rule for Methadone and Buprenorphine in Jails

This Health Management Associates issue brief provides an excellent description of how jails and prisons can provide methadone and buprenorphine to at-risk persons within the first 72 hours after admission.

Resources for Correctional and Detention Facilities Preparing for the Release of People with Substance Use Disorder during COVID-19

Linking people with substance use disorder (SUD) to care and treatment as they return to their communities is an important consideration for correctional and detention facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many studies report that the time following release from a correctional facility is an especially common time for fatal drug overdoses, particularly from opioids.

Mortality in Local Jails, 2000–2019 – Statistical Tables

Atotal of 1,200 persons died in local jails in 2019, a more than 5% increase from 2018 (1,138 deaths) and a 33% increase from 2000 (903), when the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) began its Mortality in Correctional Institutions (MCI) data collection. The Bureau of Justice Statistics released this data in December 2021 which includes substance use-related deaths, suicide, and race/ethnicity statistics.



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As a result of COVID-19, we cannot provide separate housing for participants in our RSAT program. They used to be in a separate pod, isolated from the general population as required. Does this mean we are no long eligible for RSAT funding that we rely on?