Publications and Digital Media

Supporting Continuity of Care Throughout Justice Involvement: Effective and Safe Transitions to Community-based Treatment

Webinar — 10/14/2021

This webinar, Part Three of a three-part series, focuses on effective and safe transitions from jail-based treatment to community-based treatment.

Supporting Continuity of Care Throughout Justice Involvement: Supporting Jail In-reach by Community-based Treatment Providers

Webinar — 9/29/2021

This webinar, Part Two of a three-part series, will focus on supporting jail in-reach by community-based treatment providers.

State Efforts to Address Substance Use Disorder Treatment Needs for Individuals on Community Supervision

Webinar — 9/9/2021

This webinar will highlight the challenges and opportunities for state officials to inform policy development and improve outcomes for individuals with SUD and under community supervision.

Supporting Continuity of Care Throughout Justice Involvement: Initiating and Maintaining Treatment Upon Entry Into Jail

Webinar — 9/7/2021

This webinar, Part One is a three-part series, focuses on initiating and maintaining treatment upon entry into jail.

Tribal Law Enforcement, Youth Engagement, and Deflection—Strategies for Building Positive Relationships

Webinar — 8/26/2021

This webinar will focus on the opportunities for law enforcement to respond to drug-endangered children in tribal communities through youth engagement.

Financing and Sustaining Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Programs in Jails and Prisons—Lessons From the Field

Webinar — 8/10/2021

In this webinar, four experts from the field discuss effective ways to finance and sustain correctional MAT programs.

Incorporating Fentanyl Test Strips In Community Substance Use Programming

Webinar — 8/4/2021

This webinar focuses on the impact that fentanyl test strips can play in community substance use programming.

Multiple Perspectives on Overdose Fatality Reviews

Webinar — 7/27/2021

This webinar provides an overview of overdose fatality reviews (OFRs) with a specific focus on engaging partnerships with coroners, medical examiners, and medicolegal death investigators.

How Police and Other First Responders Can Create Recovery Pathways for People With Substance Use Disorders

Webinar — 7/22/2021

This webinar explains how people begin to misuse drugs, the effects of substances on brain chemistry, and how changes to brain chemistry can impact behavior.

COSSAP Webinar: South Correctional Entity "SCORE" Whole-Person Care

Webinar — 6/29/2021

This webinar is the third in a series highlighting MAT programs across the country.

COSSAP Webinar: Engaging Your Community—First Responder Strategies

Webinar — 6/24/2021

This webinar provides information on how law enforcement agencies can better engage the community.

Peer Integration into Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Other Jail-Based Treatment Programs

Webinar — 6/23/2021

To achieve positive outcomes, peer recovery support services (PRSS) address opioid and other substance misuse, including within MAT and other jail-based treatment programs.

Operation Engage: Raising Awareness to Make Communities Safer

Webinar — 6/10/2021

This webinar will provide an overview of the DEA's prevention and community outreach efforts, with a special focus on Operation Engage.

Uncovering the Connection Between a History of Problematic Substance Use and Brain Injury Matters in Overdose Fatality Review

Webinar — 6/3/2021

This webinar will share lessons learned in Maryland to increase awareness of the link between brain injury and opioid use.

Law Enforcement-Led Diversion—Mental Health and Opioid Outreach Innovations

Webinar — 5/20/2021

This webinar will highlight two successful law-enforcement led programs implemented in departments in Tennessee and North Carolina.

FY 2021 BJA COSSAP Site-Based Solicitation and Webinar

Webinar — 5/18/2021

Bureau of Justice Assistance leaders review the FY 2021 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program grant application process. 

State-Level Data Integration Efforts in Tennessee

Webinar — 5/12/2021

This webinar will discuss how TDH OIA develops dynamic data visualizations that inform partners about current drug overdose trends.

Integrating Peer Supports in Treatment and Recovery Courts

Webinar — 4/28/2021

This webinar provides information on diverse treatment and recovery court programs and how they integrate peer specialist

A Path to Recovery—The Story of a Peer Support Specialist

Webinar — 4/22/2021

The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the significant impact first responders can have in connecting overdose survivors to treatment.

Grant and Project Management in the COVID Environment

Webinar — 4/20/2021

This webinar is the first of three webinars for the Grant and Project Management Affinity Group.

Trauma-Specific Services—Programs that Work

Webinar — 4/14/2021

This is the third in a three-part webinar series focused on trauma.

Peer Recovery Support Services and Supporting Fathers in Recovery

Webinar — 4/5/2021

This webinar will provide information on PRSS and introduce the Strong Dads Make Strong Kids program currently being provided by Barton County, KS.

Becoming Trauma Informed and Moving to Trauma Responsive (Part 2)

Webinar — 3/31/2021

This is the second in a three-part webinar series focused on trauma.

Alternative Response to Calls for Service—Denver STAR Program

Webinar — 3/25/2021

Learn about Denver's Support Team Assisted Response (STAR) Program.

Becoming Trauma Informed: Understanding the ACE Study

Webinar — 3/17/2021

This is the first in a three-part webinar series focused on trauma.

Innovative Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Response to Overdoses: Beyond Naloxone

Webinar — 2/25/2021

Four panelists describe how their EMS systems have piloted/implemented creative responses that go a step beyond reversing the overdose.

Making Changes: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions in Jails and Community Corrections

Webinar — 2/10/2021

Learn about cognitive behavioral interventions and how cognitive behavioral treatment programs can be implemented in jails and community corrections.

COSSAP Webinar: Telehealth Implementation Support Tool Demonstration

Webinar — 2/8/2021

This webinar focuses on demonstrating the Telehealth Implementation Support Tool created by RTI staff members.

From the Field: Investigation and Certification of Drug Toxicity Deaths Training

Webinar — 2/8/2021

This is a four-module online course about investigating and certifying drug toxicity deaths.

COSSAP Webinar: Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Programs in Jails

Webinar — 1/28/2021

This webinar covers the fundamentals of overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) programs in correctional settings.

COSSAP Webinar: Peer Support in Law-Enforcement Diversion Programs

Webinar — 1/27/2021

To address opioid and other substance misuse, PRSS are offered across diverse criminal justice settings including law enforcement-based programs.

Arlington County Public Safety Response to the Opioid Crisis

Webinar — 12/17/2020

This webinar provides an overview of Operation Safe Station's success in addressing the opioid crisis.

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Enhance your Diversion or Deflection Program

Webinar — 11/23/2020

This webinar highlighted how evaluation recommendations can be used to adjust program implementation for improved outcomes.

Addressing Misconceptions and Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings

Webinar — 11/19/2020

Misconceptions and barriers to MAT are discussed, and opportunities for reframing misconceptions and overcoming these barriers are covered.

The Youngest Victims of the Opioid Epidemic: Law Enforcement’s Role in the Response

Webinar — 10/22/2020

This webinar covers ways law enforcement and community-based organizations can collaborate in their response to drug endangered children.

National Sheriffs' Association ODMAP Webinar

Webinar — 9/24/2020

This webinar will overview ODMAP, review a case study of an agency that has been using ODMAP, and show the capabilities within ODMAP.

Recovery Planning

Webinar — 9/23/2020

This session for peer workers and peer program supervisors explores recovery planning as a strengths-based, self-directed process.

National Recovery Month Webinar

Webinar — 9/9/2020

OJP, in collaboration with ONDCP, discuss recovery principles and the importance of medication assisted treatment to reduce overdoses.

Closing the Gap: A Case Study on Collaborative Work Between First Responders and Recovery Support Services

Webinar — 8/27/2020

Learn how first responders can work with recovery support professionals to connect individuals who abuse substances to treatment services.

Public Health Peer Support Models

Webinar — 8/26/2020

This webinar presents models of peer recovery support from community health and public health settings.

Rural-focused OFR Webinar

Webinar — 8/24/2020

This webinar discusses how to expand the use of Overdose Fatality Reviews (OFRs) into non-urban centers.

Drug Endangered Children Alliance Implementation: A Successful Tribal Model

Webinar — 8/20/2020

This webinar provides an overview on the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservations's journey to implement a DEC Alliance.

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment: Recognizing Criminal Thinking Patterns

Webinar — 8/17/2020

Learn how cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) can address criminal thinking.

Implementing Telehealth in Jails

Webinar — 8/13/2020

Implementing telehealth in jails is a crucial next step in providing treatment to individuals in the criminal justice system.

Overdose Fatality Review Teams: Partnerships with PDMPs

Webinar — 8/11/2020

This webinar highlights OFRs and the benefits of OFR and PDMP partnerships.

Introduction to Drug-Endangered Children Awareness: Identifying Drug-Endangered Children - A Collaborative Approach

Webinar — 7/23/2020

During this webinar, introductory information on identifying and supporting children impacted by parental or caregiver substance abuse is provided.

Building an Organizational Culture That Values First Responder Diversion

Webinar — 7/22/2020

Building support for first responder diversion throughout participating agencies is critical to the implementation and success of such programs.

Methamphetamine Use Disorders: Considerations From Across the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM)

Webinar — 7/16/2020

This webinar addresses various aspects of methamphetamine use and justice involvement.

A New Tool for the Opioid Epidemic: Specialized Opioid Case Management

Webinar — 6/25/2020

This webinar covers fundamentals of case management and creating additional support for people with opioid use disorder referred by first responders.

Peer Support in Jails and Prisons: Enhancing Therapeutic Communities and Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

Webinar — 6/24/2020

This webinar covers the value of peer support for incarcerated individuals and the importance of therapeutic communities for those individuals.

Orleans Parish Reentry Court: Connecting Individuals to Services

Webinar — 6/17/2020

This webinar is the second in a series highlighting MAT programs across the justice system.

Medication-Assisted Treatment in the Courthouse: Exploring Franklin County, Ohio’s Success

Webinar — 6/3/2020

Learn how courts can incorporate medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs into court proceedings and how a successful court MAT program looks.

First-Responder Trauma

Webinar — 5/28/2020

This webinar highlights the experiences, efforts, and needs of first responders re: exposure to traumatic stressors specific to the opioid crisis.

Peer-Centered Programming: Building Recovery Capital

Webinar — 5/27/2020

Learn about recovery capital and its importance in peer recovery support services.

Overdose Fatality Review (OFR) and COVID-19 Response

Webinar — 5/7/2020

Learn from a panel of OFR professionals how they are meeting virtually to focus on OFR activities other than case reviews.

Engaging Clients in Treatment: Combining MRT With MAT for Opioid Use Disorder

Webinar — 4/29/2020

Learn about Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT®) and its use in substance abuse treatment and medication-assisted treatment programs.

First Responder-Led Diversion and Outreach: An Overview of the Field and a Primer for Implementation

Webinar — 4/23/2020

This session presents an overview of first responder diversion models and offers insights on implementing first responder diversion programs.

Peer Programming With First Responders: Front Line Collaboration

Webinar — 4/22/2020

This session offers information on how to provide peer support in effective collaboration with first responders.

Peer Support in African American Communities

Webinar — 3/25/2020

This session covers peer support for underserved populations and ways to provide culturally responsive peer support to African American communities.

Introduction to the CLOUD: An Online Source for Actionable, Evidence-Based Resources on Opioids and the Opioid Crisis

Webinar — 3/19/2020

The Curated Library about Opioid Use for Decision-makers (CLOUD) is a newly launched, searchable website (

Support Mechanisms for Peer Specialists

Webinar — 2/26/2020

Learn about support mechanisms for peer specialists, including promoting wellness and setting a context in which self-care can be implemented.

First Responder/Law Enforcement Strategies: Supporting Overdose Survivors and Their Families

Webinar — 1/30/2020

An overview is presented of the models of overdose prevention, response, diversion, and referral most commonly associated with opioid use disorder.

Peer Ethics

Webinar — 1/29/2020

This webinar examines the ethical guidelines, practices, and challenges of peer practitioners in peer recovery support services (PRSS).

Building Resilience in the Face of the Opioid Crisis: The Power of Trauma-Informed Communities

Webinar — 1/28/2020

What is a trauma-informed community (TIC)? How is this approach practical and useful for addressing the opioid epidemic in hard-hit communities?

Partnerships for Prevention: Overdose Fatality Review 101

Webinar — 1/16/2020

Overdose fatality review (OFR) is an effective way to identify innovative community-specific overdose prevention strategies.

ODMAP Webinar: Access, Assistance, and Resources

Webinar — 1/5/2020

Learn about the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP), requesting agency access, available resources, and more.

The Opioid Crisis—One State’s Approach to Supporting the Health and Wellness of its First Responders

Webinar — 11/5/2019

In part 2, OhioMHAS will speak about how first responders are becoming trauma-informed and discuss applications of putting those strategies in place.

The Opioid Crisis and Its Growing Impact on First Responder Health and Wellness

Webinar — 9/24/2019

This part 1 overview will cover how everyday stress and trauma are impacting first responders' resilience, wellness, and ability to function.

Peer-Based Recovery in Tribal Communities

Webinar — 9/10/2019

Peer-based supports, tribal cultural practices, and other evidence-supported methods to promote recovery from substance use disorder are discussed.

Training for First Responder Diversion Programs

Webinar — 8/27/2019

First responder training on diversion programs for individuals with an opioid and substance use disorder is discussed.

Behind and Beyond the Walls: Peer Supports in Jail Settings

Webinar — 8/13/2019

Three models of jail-based peer recovery support services that bridge to community peer supports are discussed.

Telemental Health in Correctional Settings

Webinar — 7/25/2019

This webinar focuses on integration of telemental health interventions—specifically real-time videoconferencing—in correctional settings.

Making Data Simple: Dashboards and Visualizations

Webinar — 7/16/2019

Data visualization techniques used to improve understanding of substance use, criminal justice, and public health outcomes are presented.

Peer Supports in Small Towns and Rural Communities

Webinar — 7/9/2019

This webinar focuses on the process of implementing peer support services in rural areas.

Peer Support Services at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Webinar

Webinar — 6/11/2019

The session highlights the Community Justice Program at UAB and describes the work of peers at varying points of the justice system continuum.

Providing Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment Services Utilizing Videoconferencing Webinar

Webinar — 5/28/2019

This webinar focuses on implementing OUD services using videoconferencing, including required technology/technical skills and privacy concerns.

Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Webinar

Webinar — 5/24/2019

Learn about the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA's free, user-friendly mobile-capable tool, the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP).

Strategies to Combat Opioid Use in Rural Communities Webinar

Webinar — 5/3/2019

This presentation focuses on a wide range of strategies that communities can use to combat the opioid problem.

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)—The Martinsburg Initiative Webinar

Webinar — 5/1/2019

Learn about an innovative school/police/community partnership in West Virginia that applies the science of adverse childhood experiences prevention.

BJA FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program Solicitation Webinar

Webinar — 4/28/2019

Bureau of Justice Assistance leaders review the FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program grant application process. 

BJA FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program Solicitation Webinar

Webinar — 4/16/2019

Learn more about the BJA FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program Competitive Grant and application process.

What's in a Name? The Roles of Peer Specialists

Webinar — 4/9/2019

Peer specialists serve in peer recovery support services (PRSS) across diverse criminal justice settings. Learn about their roles and support needs.

Community-Based Treatment Capacity to Meet Demand for SUD Services

Webinar — 3/5/2019

This webinar describes the components of a robust network of treatment services, strategies for expanding access to treatment services, etc.

Moms Do Care

Webinar — 2/19/2019

The Massachusetts Moms Do Care Project includes peer recovery coaches and care navigation to support pregnant and parenting women who abuse opioids.

Mobile Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) in Practice

Webinar — 1/23/2019

Medication-assisted treatment pairs FDA-approved medications with non-drug therapies such as counseling or cognitive behavioral therapy.

Handle With Care

Webinar — 12/12/2018

Handle With Care is a promising initiative to mitigate the negative effects experienced by children exposed to trauma.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Outpatient Clinics: Using Behavioral Telehealth

Webinar — 11/28/2018

Lessons learned from Operation PAR, which uses videoconferencing to enhance and expand service delivery in six MAT clinics, are highlighted.

Stress Management: Addressing First Responders' Emotional Health

Webinar — 10/25/2018

The causes of first responder burnout, with consideration given to stresses arising from response to the opioid epidemic, are discussed.

Data-Driven Justice Monthly Call: Getting to Yes: Drafting a Data Sharing Agreement

Webinar — 10/23/2018

This webinar shares strategies to analyze data-sharing issues and provides guidance on key elements to include in data-sharing agreements.

Unlock the Power of Peers: Strategies for Response, Rehabilitation, Reentry, and Recovery Support

Webinar — 10/23/2018

Common values that are the foundation for peer recovery support services and the roles that peers play across the sequential intercepts are discussed.

Strategies for Reaching Overdose Survivors, Including Peer Support

Webinar — 9/20/2018

Nontraditional responses to overdoses are discussed, with a focus on the use of Peer Support Specialists.

Reducing the Risk of Opioid Overdoses: MAT Reentry Programs

Webinar — 8/16/2018

An overview of two medication-assisted treatment (MAT) reentry programs, one jail-based and one prison-based, is presented.

New Resources to Help Individuals With Substance Use Disorders Build Recovery Capital: Digital Health Technologies

Webinar — 6/28/2018

Barriers to accessing recovery support services and the role and benefits of mobile technology to reduce barriers and support recovery are covered.

FY 2018 Special Conditions Related to Hal Rogers PDMP Grant Awards and PDMP Interstate Data Sharing

Webinar — 5/27/2018

This webinar answers questions and provides guidance on PDMP data sharing hub connectivity.

PDMP Data Sharing Hub Connectivity General Presentation

Webinar — 5/27/2018

This webinar presents an overview of RxCheck.

PDMP Data Sharing Hub Connectivity Technical Presentation

Webinar — 5/27/2018

This webinar covers the technical architecture for the PDMP Data Sharing Hub.

Using Web-Based Motivational Assessment Strategies: MAPIT

Webinar — 5/17/2018

MAPIT is a Web-based motivational intervention that links a person's risk and needs factors to case plans that the client can develop.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Why Addiction is a 'Disease' and Why It’s Important

Webinar — 4/26/2018

This webcast discusses the definition of disease and why it is particularly important for addiction to be emphasized as a disease.

Ohio Pre-Criminal Intervention Program (PCIP)

Webinar — 3/28/2018

The implementation of a pre-criminal intervention program (PCIP) in Ohio and the way it addresses opioid misuse are covered in this webinar.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Overcoming Stigma, Ending Discrimination Webcast

Webinar — 3/28/2018

This webcast discusses the ways that discriminatory perceptions are harmful to individuals suffering from substance use disorder.

Saving a Life Twice—The Naloxone Plus Solution to Reducing Overdoses and Connecting to Treatment

Webinar — 3/21/2018

Learn how Naloxone Plus can help revive someone who has overdosed and how to connect that person to treatment.

Peer Recovery Support Services—Options, Opportunities, and Challenges for Jurisdictions

Webinar — 2/27/2018

Peer recovery support services are helping jurisdictions across the country address the opioid epidemic.

ODMAP—Harnessing the Power of Data to Tackle Our Nation's Opioid Public Health Emergency

Webinar — 1/10/2018

View a demonstration of ODMAP and learn how two local jurisdictions are using this free mobile tool.
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