Adult Drug Courts and Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

This is an issue brief from SAMHSA specifically designed for the drug court team: the judge, coordinator, public defender or defense attorney, prosecutor, evaluator, treatment provider, law enforcement officer, and probation officer.

Its objective is to encourage drug court personnel to increase their knowledge about the effectiveness of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) and increase its use in drug courts.

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Response Approach
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder