Opioid Emergency: Treating Addiction is a Criminal Justice Issue
Commonwealth Medicine, Health and Criminal Justice Program
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President Donald Trump on Oct. 26 declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. Many who can’t get treatment for addiction end up behind bars. A blog on The Huffington Post from Julie White of the Health and Criminal Justice Program discusses removing an antiquated Medicaid exclusion related to inpatient addiction treatment.
Justice involved populations, Medicaid, opioid crisis, public health, addiction treatment
White, Julie, "Opioid Emergency: Treating Addiction is a Criminal Justice Issue" (2017). Commonwealth Medicine Publications. 102.