Updated: Mar 21
An educational campaign by Rutgers and the NJ Department of Corrections is first in nation to use direct-access video to reduce disparities in education about opioid treatment
More than 90,000 people die of a drug overdose each year, with 75 percent of those involving an opioid, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Although medication—buprenorphine, methadone or naltrexone—is an effective component in helping people with opioid use disorders, only a small number receive this care.
For more information, visit: https://www.rutgers.edu/news/novel-approach-educating-prison-populations-about-medication-opioid-use-disorder