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July 31, 2019

Court Responses to the Opioid Epidemic: Happening Now

Across the country, court-based strategies to prevent overdose deaths continue to expand and evolve. While the models and practices included in this document vary, they all aim to save the lives of justice-involved individuals at risk of overdose. These programs are working to connect at-risk individuals with more immediate treatment and supportive services and use evidence-based practices to enhance the justice system’s response to the opioid epidemic.

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