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Behavioral Health
From Corrections to Community: Navigating the New Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Opportunity, Part 1

This webinar introduces correctional leaders and allied stakeholders to the opportunities available under the new Medicaid Reentry Section 1115 demonstration opportunity to support transition-related strategies, pre-release services, and community reentry.

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Behavioral Health
Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers and Other Mechanisms to Support Service Expansion for Individuals With Substance Use Disorder and/or Justice System Involvement

This report highlights efforts in 11 states to expand access to healthcare services and other supports for Medicaid beneficiaries with substance use disorder and/or involvement with the justice system.

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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Methadone and Buprenorphine treatment in United States jails and prisons: lessons from early adopters

To identify implementation barriers and facilitators to the adoption and implementation of programs that provide opioid agonist treatments (OAT) with methadone and buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder in jails and prisons in the United States.

Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Comprehensive Opioid Stimulant and Substance Use Program (COSSUP)

America’s substance misuse crisis is a public safety and public health emergency that threatens the well-being of individuals who misuse drugs as well as their families, communities, and, ultimately, the nation.

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Behavioral Health
Suicide Prevention Resource Guide National Response Plan for Suicide Prevention in Corrections

Through the Suicide Prevention Resource Guide, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention have joined forces to work toward reducing the incidence of suicide in jails and prisons.

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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Promising Practices & Guidelines for Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program (42 U.S.C. § 10421 et. seq.) assists states and local governments in the development and implementation of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment programs in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention facilities.

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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Indicators of Mental Health Problems Reported by Prisoners: Survey of Prison Inmates, 2016

This brief presents prevalence estimates of two mental health indicators based on data reported by state and federal prisoners: the prisoner reported experiences that met the threshold for serious psychological distress (SPD) during the 30 days prior to their interview and the prisoner having a history of a mental health problem.

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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Stepping Up: A National Initiative Reducing Overincarceration of People with Mental Illnesses

The Stepping Up initiative supports local jurisdictions in establishing and reaching measurable goals that demonstrate reduced prevalence of serious mental illness across the justice system.

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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Opioid Crisis: Combating Discrimination Against People in Treatment or Recovery
The publication, “The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Opioid Crisis: Combating Discrimination Against People …
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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Connections to Behavioral Health and Support Services through Reentry

During the reentry process, people work across various sectors to offer support to people who are being released from incarceration by providing connections to care for behavioral health, housing, transportation, and other supportive services.

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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Availability of best practices for opioid use disorder in jails and related training and resource needs: findings from a national interview study of jails in heavily impacted counties in the U.S.
Jails are optimal settings in which to screen individuals for opioid use disorders (OUD) and …
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Behavioral Health, Medical and Behavioral Health
Addressing Trauma in Women’s Prisons

The number of incarcerated women increased by more than 750% from 1980 through 2017, with women of color being disproportionately incarcerated at 1.3 (for Hispanic women) to 2 (for Black women) times the rate of white women in 2017. Incarcerated women are more likely to experience a range of violence and other victimizations, as well as other traumatic experiences, prior to being incarcerated.

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