Four reasons medication-assisted treatment may not help inmates

It's not clear providing opioid medications to prisoners is always the best course

IN DECEMBER, a federal district court judge in Massachusetts ordered the Essex County jail to provide an entering inmate methadone so that he could continue his successful methadone treatment of the last two years. The individual had failed on the other opioid medications, buprenorphine and naltrexone. He had overdosed and been revived with naloxone multiple(...)

Read More »