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Archive: December 2021

Update on North Carolina Budget, COVID Prison Conditions

December 30, 2021

By Ruthie Kesri

The North Carolina General Assembly recently released its final budget, the first since 2018, and it allocated funds that will directly affect the health and safety of incarcerated people in North Carolina’s prison population.

Against the wishes … Continue Reading →

Dr. Allison Robertson Discusses Medication-Assisted Treatment Research Successes, Challenges

September 29, 2020

There is strong evidence to show the effectiveness of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with justice-involved individuals but still a number of barriers in place to implementing it, according to Dr. Allison Robertson, a member of the Behavioral Health Core at the … Continue Reading →