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New Resource: Guidelines for Managing Substance Withdrawal in Jails

Local government officials, jail administrators, correctional officers, and health care professionals all play a key role in developing policies and procedures to detect and properly manage acute withdrawal from substances among individuals in jails.

Responding to the urgent need to assist, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the National Institute of Corrections, developed Guidelines for Managing Substance Withdrawal in Jails.

Additional background information and related resources are available on the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program Resource Center website.

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Date Published: June 22, 2023