DMV Spotlight on 8.18.2019 on the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network

DMV Spotlight on 8.18.2019  highlights a new initiative at the National Institute on Drug Abuse to improve Opioid addiction treatment in criminal  justice settings. Dr. Tisha Wiley, who heads up the ‘Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network ‘(JCOIN) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains 12 grants  have been awarded  to support research on quality addiction treatment for Opioid Use Disorder,  both while offenders are in jail and when they are released back into the community. Dr. Wiley also explained some of the other initiatives  at the National Institutes of Health to battle the larger Opioid crisis as part of the HEAL Initiative ( Helping to End Addiction Long Term) at NIH.