Research Update

Sublocade vs SL Buprenorphine after Release from Jail

Topics: Buprenorphine | Incarceration | long-acting buprenorphine | OUD

REVIEW OF: Lee JD et al, JAMA Netw Open 2021;4(9):e2123032 STUDY TYPE: Randomized comparative effectiveness trial When people with opioid use disorder (OUD) are released from incarceration, they have a high risk of overdose—especially if they are not prescribed any medication for OUD. We know that methadone, sublingual buprenorphine/naloxone (SL

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Expert Q&A

Treating Addiction in Patients Transitioning to/from Incarceration

Topics: Addiction | Addiction Treatment | Buprenorphine | Clinical practice | Incarceration | Methadone | Naltrexone | Opioid epidemic | Opioid Use Disorder | Opioids | Overdose | Prison | Substance use disorders

CATR: Could you tell us a bit about your background in working with people with addiction in the criminal justice system? Dr. Cropsey: I am a clinical psychologist and professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. I conduct research and provide clinical care to patients with addiction within the criminal justice

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