Training for court professionals

The Annals of Research and Knowledge (The ARK) (National Drug Court Institute): Dynamic online research tool covering decades of research in justice programs and outcomes.

A Medication Assisted Treatment and Addictions Primer for Justice Professionals (7/2018, State of Indiana Opioid Summit): Informative and educational materials on MAT available for download.

The Most Carefully Studied, Yet Least Understood, Terms in the Criminal Justice Lexicon: Risk, Need, and Responsivity (7/2018, SAMHSA): Criminal justice professionals' guide to selecting appropriate interventions based on evidence-based practices.

Essential Components of Trauma-informed Judicial Practice: What Every Judge Needs to Know about Trauma (2013, SAMHSA)

NCTSN Bench Cards for the Trauma-Informed Judge (2013, The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

Online Medication-assisted Treatment Course (2018, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, National Drug Court Institute)

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Members: Tips for Supporting the Local Behavioral Health Service Continuum (for Judges) (1/2018, SAMHSA, GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation)

Joint Jurisdiction Courts: A Manual for Developing Tribal, Local, State & Federal Justice Collaborations, 2nd Edition (6/2018, Oregon Health & Science University, Center for Evidence-based Policy)

Family Court Tool Kit: Trauma and Child Development (Florida Courts)

Handling of Suspected Drugs (1/2018, National Sheriffs’ Association)

Drugs of Abuse – A DEA Resource Guide, 2017 Edition (2017, Drug Enforcement Administration)

Fentanyl (Trade Names: Actiq®, Fentora™, Duragesic®) (10/2018, Drug Enforcement Administration)

Safety Advisory and Protocols for Fentanyl and Carfentanil (for Trial Court staff and judicial officers) (1/2018, Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

Fentanyl: A Briefing Guide for First Responders (6/2017, U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration)

DEA Targets – Fentanyl: A Real Threat to Law Enforcement (6/2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration)

Officer Safety Alert – Carfentanil: A Dangerous New Factor in the U.S. Opioid Crisis (Drug Enforcement Administration)

ACMT and AACT Position Statement: Preventing Occupational Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analog Exposure to Emergency Responders (American College of Medical Toxicology and American Academy of Clinical Toxicology)

Naloxone (4/2019, SAMHSA)

Naloxone: Overview and Considerations for Drug Court Programs (National Drug Court Institute)

Prescribe to Prevent: Prescribe Naloxone, Save a Life (

Taking Action to Address Opioid Misuse (Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network)

About Telehealth (Center for Connected Health Policy, The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center)

Telehealth Resources (Center for Connected Health Policy, The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center)

Project ECHO (University of New Mexico School of Medicine)

Adult Drug Court, Best Practice Standards, Vols. 1 and 2 (2013, 2015, National Association of Drug Court Professionals)

The Sequential Intercept Model: Advancing Community-Based Solutions for Justice-Involved People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders (2016, Policy Research Associates): Strategic planning tool to assess resources, determine gaps, and plan for change.

Criminal Justice (4/2014, National Institute on Drug Abuse): Landing page for various articles on criminal justice and the crisis.

Alcohol and Other Drug Problems: A Public Health and Public Safety Priority-A Resource Guide for the Justice System on Evidence-Based Approaches (4/2008, Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy)

Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy (American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry)

MAT Waiver Training (Providers Clinical Support System): Training for medical professionals.