The mutual benefit of evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder in a jail system
This training will focus on the benefits of using an evidence-based occupational safety framework to train law enforcement officers on best-practices for working with persons who use drugs. Attendees will learn the importance of identifying a substance use disorder issue versus a mental health issue and learn how providing MAT through medical in the facility improves the workplace.
- Matt Costello, Treatment Ecosystems initiative manager, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice.
- Erin Madden, Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences.
- Mindy Vincent, Executive Director, Utah Harm Reduction.
This event is brought to you in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Following the live session, this Community of Practice event will be added as a course on the Improving Michigan Practices website.