Supporting effective local, state, and tribal responses to illicit substance use and misuse in order to reduce overdose deaths, promote public safety, and support access to treatment and recovery services in the criminal justice system.
BJA leadership—in collaboration with the COSSAP team and Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.—invites you to this no-cost, three-part webinar series to be held on March 17, March 31, and April 14, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., ET, each day. Learn more and register at https://www.cossapresources.org/Learning/Online.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announces the largest-ever award of baseline funding to its High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program. The funding includes a historic expansion of the innovative Overdose Response Strategy (ORS), which brings together drug intelligence officers and public health analysts at the local and regional level to share information and develop intervention and support services that reduce overdoses. The ORS will now extend to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Read more here.
The goal of this virtual meeting (to be held March 11–12) is to bring together law enforcement leaders, researchers and public health experts, and community stakeholders to highlight effective partnerships and promising practices for addressing stimulants and to identify salient needs and critical gaps in knowledge or practice to improve response. Learn more at https://www.cossapresources.org/Learning. To register, click here.
This new site, managed by the Center for Court Innovation, offers various training and resources related to adult drug courts, juvenile drug treatment courts, veterans treatment courts, and healing to wellness courts. Learn more at https://treatmentcourts.org/.
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