RI's prison-based medication treatment program featured in Addiction Professional Magazine
"Rhode Island has what is believed to be the first federally recognized opioid treatment program (OTP) delivering methadone treatment directly within a correctional facility. Overdose deaths among the recently incarcerated in the first six months of 2017 compared with the same period a year earlier were down 61%. That striking statistic was among the data most frequently cited in presentations by national leaders at last week's National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta."
To read more about this initiative please go to: https://www.addictionpro.com/article/special-populations/prison-based-medication-treatment-rhode-island-reducing-overdose-deaths