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Peer Support in Law-Enforcement Diversion Programs

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To achieve positive outcomes, peer recovery support services (PRSS) to address opioid and other substance misuse are increasingly offered across diverse criminal justice settings, including within law enforcement-based programs. This session will:

  • Describe two police department diversion programs and how they integrate peer specialists
  • Identify changes to organizational practices and procedures necessary for the successful integration of peer work
  • Discuss training for peer specialists and departmental staff to prepare for peer services
  • Explore important stakeholder partnerships
  • Describe outcomes of programs to date

Date Created: September 29, 2020