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MAT in Correction Settings

Beginning in July of 2019, FADAA received funding from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to support the training of corrections professionals on the use of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT).

“Within three months of release from custody, 75-percent of people who were in prison or jail with an opioid use disorder experience a relapse to opioid use.”[1]

FADAA is currently developing and identifying materials to support the expansion of the use of MAT in correction settings in Florida. We will be providing training opportunities around the state, please contact us to find out more information:

Our Resource Center includes an array of materials and trainings on MAT such as

Webinars:

Resources:

 

This page is under development. Visit us often as we will be expanding the information and resources available here to support the use of MAT in correction environments!

 

Sponsored by the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families

   

 


[1] Berg, J. (2019, March 15). Breaking the Cycle: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the Criminal Justice System | SAMHSA Blog. Retrieved September 26, 2019, from https://blog.samhsa.gov/2019/03/15/breaking-the-cycle-medication-assisted-treatment-mat-in-the-criminal-justice-system