In the News Archive


Connecticut to expand methadone treatment in prisons

Five reasons why criminal justice reform needs to address mental health

San Bernardino County Jail Sued over Health Care Takes Corrective Action

Pa. DOC to help ease transition for inmates addicted to drugs

Prisons as addiction treatment centers? Ohio to triple inmates in therapeutic communities by mid-2017

Rates of Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise, More Action Needed to Reverse Troubling Trends

New Haven’s reentry program taking shape to cut recidivism

Charleston Correctional Center, Parole Board HQ unveiled

Deaths in local jails and state prisons increased for the third consecutive year

Good News on College Affordability for Prisoners

Continuing Methadone During Incarceration Increases Likelihood of Return to Treatment, Reduces Medical Costs

PREA Data Collection Activities, 2015

Residential Change and Recidivism: Lessons from Katrina

Countering Staff Stress - Why and How

Two new safety videos aim to protect NY inmates from rape

L.A. County makes it easier for ex-inmates to get Sec.8 housing

Solitary Confinement: Common Misconceptions and Alternatives

Pharmacotherapy Discontinued for Half of Prisoners

Women Prisoners Dying From Lack of Treatment

Most States List Deadly Methadone as a 'Preferred Drug'

Barnstable jail sees results with Vivitrol

Kentucky Sued In Federal Court Over Drug Treatment PracticesHeroin-Plagued County Looks to New Medication to Aid Addiction

Dying to be free: There's a treatment for heroin addiction that actuall works. Why aren't we using it?

Designing Medicaid Health Homes for Individuals with Opioid Dependency: Considerations for States

Hall County Corrections IN Georgia Begins First Jail RSAT Program

New guidance on use of extended-release injectable naltrexoneVivitrol successfully used to treat heroin addiction at Washington County Detention Center

Koutoujian: Care for some only available behind bars

Unprecedented for San Francisco Jail System - Secured Technology Tablets for Educational AdvancementRockdale jail to start new drug treatment program

Department of Justice's Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit

Barry A. Hazle Jr., Athiest, Wins Nearly $2 Million in Settlement Over Faith-Based Rehab Program

Justice & Health Innovation BulletinMedicaid: Information on Inmate Eligibility and Federal Costs for Allowable Services

Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness

Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies Pilot Project

National Drug Control Strategy 2014
Note, the President's national blueprint for drug policy features the innovative work of a RSAT program, one of our mentor host site training sites, see p. 32

New Resource: Using Trauma-Informed Ptactices to Enhance Safety and Security in Women's Correctional Facilities

County officials praise heroin addiction program

A blockade for opiates: Vivitrol offers hope for treatment

What Drug Relapse Has To Do With Accidental Overdose Risk

Latest training material from National PREA Resource

Victory for atheist denied parole for not attending religious substance abuse program

She was teaching meditation to inmates. Would it help them?