Jail-based Medication-assisted Treatment: Promising Practices, Guidelines, and Resources for the Field

This report, from the National Sheriff's Association and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, gives an overview with deeper exploration of general tenets and best practices associated with developing, implementing, and sustaining a jail-based treatment program using medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD).

Programs in action are highlighted, providing a window into several real-world, jail-based programs using MOUD, including outcomes and lessons learned. Resources and tools are also included in this document.

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