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Science, Practice, and Opioids 

Relying on the latest neuroscience of addiction and up-to-date research on the latest available treatment, CHJ  helps to translate and disseminate this information to the field, so that justice and health outcomes will have the maximum impact possible by turning research into practice.

Expert Area | 2020
The training and technical assistance (TTA) program,formerly known as COAP (Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program), offers a variety of learning...
Expert Area | 2019
Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) Led by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) is a groundbreaking initiative to study and disseminate evidence-based approaches to care for individuals in justice settings who hav...
Expert Area
The Center for Health and Justice at TASC (CHJ) helps communities that are suffering from the opioid crisis by bringing together criminal justice, behavioral health, and community partners to create practical solutions...
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Slide Deck | 2019
FrameworkLaw enforcement personnel in the community are on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. They save lives by carrying naloxone and reviving people who have overdosed, and they save lives again by connecting people to treatment.The model is a pre-arrest diversio...
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Program / Media Feature | 2017
Free, online courses offering strategies and solutions to stop cycles of drug use and crime In the face of a national opioid crises, and recognizing that most people entering the justice system have recently used illicit drugs and/or...
Report / Issue Brief | 2016
in Justice Populations The science of MAT as a tool for criminal justice practitioners is evolving. Researchhas consistently demonstrated the value of these therapies in decreasing the symptoms of detoxification, improving offender management and the...
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Expert Area | 2005
In 2004, CHJ worked with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the Legal Action Center, and National TASC to develop a training curriculum on the science of addiction. The training began as a pilot for judge...
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