Examining Experiences of Federal Offenders on Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) During Release from Incarceration in Ontario, Canada: A Post-Release Report

Examining Experiences of Federal Offenders on Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) During Release from Incarceration in Ontario, Canada: A Post-Release Report Correctional populations experience high levels of opioid use disorder (OUD) and increased risks for related harms upon the high-risk period of community release and reintegration, including overdose and premature mortality. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) is an effective treatment for OUD and its provision is associated with a reduction in these and other related risks during the community transition period.Please note that this report is a one page summary. If you wish to have a copy of the full report, please send a request comment via the Open Government Portal or email the OG team: opengovernmentgen-nhq@csc-scc.gc.ca. 2023-12-07 Correctional Service of Canada opengovernmentgen-nhq@csc-scc.gc.ca LawOpioid Agonist treatmentincarcerationpost-releasereportfederal offendersexperiencesOntario Examining Experiences of Federal Offenders on Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) During Release from Incarceration in Ontario, Canada: A Post-Release ReportHTML https://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/research/005008-r450-en.shtml Examining Experiences of Federal Offenders on Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) During Release from Incarceration in Ontario, Canada: A Post-Release ReportHTML https://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/research/005008-r450-fr.shtml

Correctional populations experience high levels of opioid use disorder (OUD) and increased risks for related harms upon the high-risk period of community release and reintegration, including overdose and premature mortality. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) is an effective treatment for OUD and its provision is associated with a reduction in these and other related risks during the community transition period.Please note that this report is a one page summary. If you wish to have a copy of the full report, please send a request comment via the Open Government Portal or email the OG team: opengovernmentgen-nhq@csc-scc.gc.ca.

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