The Davidson County (TN) Sheriff’s Office is leading a three-armed approach (BRICK) to address SUD. Father’s Day Out allows incarcerated fathers and their children to meet weekly in a community location. Transitional-housing and recovery services are offered through a partnership with Crossbridge. The CREATIVE, for at-risk youth, includes a school showcase and one-on-one mentoring.
DeKalb County (IL) Court Services is leading a coalition of criminal justice and public health partners in a comprehensive effort to provide SUD-treatment and recovery services to justice-involved people at high risk of overdose. Services include medication-assisted treatment and peer recovery-support specialists.
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is leading a coalition of state and local government agencies to reduce the impacts of OUD in communities across the Commonwealth. This project entails improving cross-agency data-sharing on opioid overdose and a randomized controlled trial of providing naloxone to people reentering the community from state prisons.
The Seattle Police Department (WA) is addressing the needs of women with SUD who are returning to their communities from correctional facilities, by providing safe housing, educational opportunities, case management, and referrals for other needed services.
The Ventura County (CA) Sheriff’s Office is leading a three-pronged approach to addressing SUD. They are using an SUD assessment at intake (comparing two assessment tools), increasing access to MAT for people in jail, and offering patient navigators to people with mental-health needs who are leaving jail.
The Winnebago County (WI) District Attorney's Office Stimulant and Opioid Addiction Recovery (S.O.A.R.) Program is an alternative to incarceration for people charged with felony drug offenses, providing peer-support services and recovery coaches.
The Bronx County (NY) District Attorney’s Office is leading a coalition of government and community-based stakeholders in to reduce OUD, fatal and nonfatal overdose, and other harms to public health and safety. Using the Sequential Intercept Model as a strategic-planning framework, the Bronx DA and partners are assessing available resources, determining gaps in services, and implementing community-level change.
DeKalb County (IL) Court Services is leading a coalition of criminal justice and public health partners called the DeKalb County Opioid Dependency Diversion Program (ODDP). ODDP responds to the needs of justice-involved persons with OUD through a focus on prevention, treatment, recovery, and response, including by diverting these persons into community-based treatment.
The Harris County (TX) Community Supervision and Corrections Department, in partnership with local and community partners, is building upon existing strategies order to improve services for people on probation who have OUD.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, is implementing a virtual reality-based SUD education program as an adjunct to treatment services in prisons. This format for may be especially useful for those returning to rural areas and in custodial facilities that lack other treatment options.
The Seattle Police Department (WA) is leading a collaboration of justice agencies and CBOs in King County (WA), focused on women returning to the community from incarceration or those already in the community with justice histories. The IF Project provides case management to determine women’s needs and identify services and resources.
The Winnebago County (WI) District Attorney’s Office is offering a diversion-to-treatmemt program to people with SUD. Those who accepted are scheduled for an appointment with the Winnebago Co. Department of Human Services, which provides case management and treatment referrals.