Local, state and federal criminal justice agencies have increasingly adopted data-driven decision making to supervise, manage, and treat justice-involved populations. As a cornerstone of this movement, risk assessment is used across various stages of the legal process to assess [...]
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Peer Support Specialists: An Underutilized Resource in the Criminal Justice System | Journal of Addiction Medicine
Given the known association between individuals with an OUD and exposure to the criminal justice system, routine inclusion of peer support specialists as part of the addiction interdisciplinary care team in these settings may be an effective opportunity to improve [...]