It is vital to identify individuals entering and residing in correctional facilities who have alcohol and substance use disorders. Once they are known, care providers can implement appropriate protocols for
safe detox. This session will also discuss when to refer patients who are at particular high risk to an outside medical facility for higher levels of care and how to collaborate with those facilities.
• Describe standards for management of opiate use disorder
• Explain how a correctional facility can work with a community OTP
• Identify areas of risk during transitions of custody and community