This new online portal from the Addiction Policy Forum is designed to help individuals and families struggling with addiction find comprehensive information and resources.
Substance Abuse Publications
This report from the Brookings Institution examines the social determinants of the opioid crisis and offers policy recommendations for effectively addressing the crisis.
This report from The Pew Charitable Trusts explores how jails administer their health care programs and whether these programs further county public health and safety goals.
This report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shines the spotlight on critical issues and services for Americans with serious mental illnesses and serious emotional disturbances.
Topics in the toolkit include assessing the size of the reentry population, engaging partners and encouraging collaboration, using data and working with research partners, and adjusting the program model based on data and research.
This report from The Sentencing Project discusses the need for a public health response to the current drug crisis, offering recommendations for policymakers, including the use of medication-assisted treatment.
This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.
This research brief from Altarum Consulting estimates the magnitude of the economic and quantifiable societal harms of opioid-related overdoses and deaths and calculates potential savings in productivity, health care, criminal justice, child and family assistance, and education costs that would come from eliminating opioid addiction.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.
This fact sheet from the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence offers evidence-based arguments in support of using federally approved medications to treat opioid use disorders and offers policy and legal considerations related to the use of medication-assisted treatment.