Here are three strategies that the federal government should consider to ensure that naloxone is truly accessible.
3 Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Drug Court Participants and How They Can Be Overcome
Drug courts place eligible defendants in a treatment program, monitor their progress, and decide whether they have recovered sufficiently to have their cases dismissed. MAT has permeated only half of the drug courts in the country.
Time for Drug Courts To Equip Participants with Naloxone
Individuals who use opioids after a period of abstinence are at a higher risk for overdose due to a lowered tolerance, a circumstance in which drug court participants with a history of opioid use may find themselves.