Challenges & Opportunities in Implementing Medication-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural and Mid-Sized County Jails

Date: Monday, June 29, 12:00pm-1:30pm

The O’Neill Institute’s Addiction and Public Policy Initiative, housed at Georgetown University Law Center, presents the above webinar featuring Franklin County MA Sheriff Christopher Donelan; Franklin County House of Corrections Medical Director, Ruth Potee, MD, and Brandon George, Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition. This virtual event will provide a deep dive into the challenges rural and mid-sized counties face in implementing medication-based treatment, as well as opportunities for reform. This interactive session will provide opportunities for state and county leadership to engage with experienced experts from the field on developing successful models, overcoming implementation hurdles, identifying funding, and successful approaches to training and buy-in.

This event is part of the O’Neill Institute’s Applying the Evidence roundtable series that will highlight best practices, challenges, and opportunities in implementing medication-based treatment in correctional facilities. Information on the other roundtables in the series and registration information can be found here.

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