Steve June 28, 2022
despite-worsening-opioid-crisis,-many-jails-and-prisons-remain-opposed-to-treatment-medications

When a 51-year-old man entered New York’s Jefferson County Jail in December 2021, he brought his medication with him. R.G., as he is referred to in court documents, knew that without his medicine, he would quickly enter into an excruciating withdrawal.  His doctor had prescribed him Suboxone, which is a medication for treating opioid use disorder that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). But R.G. said jail, Read More