Medication-Assisted Treatment in Drug Courts: Recommended Strategies

This is a report from the Legal Action Center and the Center for Court Innovation that is designed to help drug court practitioners understand medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) and to provide strategies for incorporating MOUD into their practice. Different MOUD models are discussed that can serve as a resource for courts that currently permit MOUD as well as those considering it.

Various drug courts and their experience with MOUD in New York are highlighted in this document. The information provided in this report also gives drug courts the tools to comply with recent mandates and public health imperatives so that they can improve participant outcomes by including MOUD. 

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Response Approach
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
State / region
New York