Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
RT -05 Expansion of an Opioid Treatment Program in a Large Jail

As the opioid epidemic continues to intensify, the need for intervention in jails is even more urgent. This roundtable will discuss the history and growth of an NCCHC-accredited opioid treatment program. It will focus on meeting the NCCHC OTP standards and offer lessons learned through the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will learn about continuity and initiation of medications for opioid use disorder from initial detention to reentry.

Educational Objectives


  • Discuss how to meet NCCHC OTP standards as well as applicable state and federal rules
  • Describe successful implementation of an in-house jail OTP offering all three forms of FDA-approved MOUD
  • Explore ways to maintain continuity of care of substance use treatment from detention to community reentry