ACCESS NADCP’s FREE SUITE OF MAT RESOURCES
As treatment courts are on the front lines of the opioid crisis, NADCP is here to serve you. NADCP, together with partners in the addiction medicine field, is leading efforts to provide resources to treatment court practitioners for implementing a safe and effective treatment program that includes medication for addiction treatment (MAT) in their court. These resources are completely free to access, download, and use. Best of all, we have the nation’s leading experts in our office and as our partners to help you.
Best Practice Standards
NADCP’s Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards are the blueprint on which successful adult drug courts are built. Rooted in more than 25 years of empirical study of addiction, pharmacology, behavioral health, and criminal justice, the standards address the most critical aspects of adult drug court and provide an evidence-based guide for how programs should operate to ensure success in treating individuals with opioid use disorder. They stipulate that treatment courts do what is within their ability to make accessible all FDA-approved medications to treat addiction, as determined in consultation with the patient by a treating physician with expertise in addiction medicine.
Online MAT Training Via NADCP’s E-Learning Center
Developed in collaboration with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, this online training educates treatment court professionals on MAT for substance use disorders with a primary focus on opioid use disorders.
Developed in collaboration with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, this online training educates NADCP’s Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Toolkit for Treatment Courts provides practical resources for programs to implement systems to offer MOUD to their participants in a safe, legal, and scientifically sound manner. Download and read the toolkit, then download the appendices and adapt them for use in your treatment court program.
Online Naloxone Training
Developed in partnership with the Center for Opioid Safety Education at the University of Washington, this online training educates treatment court professionals, participants, families, and other stakeholders on the safe use of the overdose reversal medication naloxone. It will teach you how to spot the signs and risks of an overdose, what naloxone is and how it works to reverse an overdose, obtain the medication, train treatment court participants in its use, and more.
Naloxone Fact Sheet
Developed in partnership with the Center for Opioid Safety Education at the University of Washington, this Download our free practitioner fact sheet “Naloxone: Overview and Considerations for Drug Court Programs” to learn more about the overdose reversal medicine.
MAT Pocket Guides
Developed in partnership with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, these handy pocket guides are for treatment court clinicians, team members, and participants.
The pocket guide for clinicians is designed to help counselors and therapists working with participants refer and link participants to opioid treatment services in outpatient offices, clinics, and Opioid Treatment Programs.
Developed in partnership with the Center for Opioid Safety Education at the University of Washington, this Download our free practitioner fact sheet “NaloxoThe pocket guide for team members is intended for non-clinicians (e.g., judges, coordinators, attorneys, probation, case managers, peer mentors, recovery coaches, law enforcement) and describes how team members can support both the provider and those participants prescribed or considering MAT.
The pocket guide for participants is designed to educate clients who may be prescribed or considering MAT, as well as their families and support systems, including peer mentors, recovery coaches, and peer recovery specialists.