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  1. Jails are optimal settings in which to screen individuals for opioid use disorders (OUD) and provide needed services, especially medications for OUD (MOUD). This study sought to assess the availability of OUD ...

    Authors: Christy K. Scott, Christine E. Grella, Michael L. Dennis, John Carnevale and Robin LaVallee
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:36
  2. While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted healthcare delivery everywhere, persons with carceral system involvement and opioid use disorder (OUD) were disproportionately impacted and vulnerable to severe COVID-asso...

    Authors: Elizabeth C. Saunders, Milan F. Satcher, Laura B. Monico, Ryan D. McDonald, Sandra A. Springer, David Farabee, Jan Gryczynski, Amesika Nyaku, Donald Reeves, Lynn E. Kunkel, Alysse M. Schultheis, Robert P. Schwartz, Joshua D. Lee, Lisa A. Marsch and Elizabeth Needham Waddell
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:35
  3. Utilizing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) measurement scales to assess youths’ adversities has expanded exponentially in health and justice studies. However, most of the ACEs assessment scales have yet t...

    Authors: Xiaohan Mei, Jiayu Li, Zhi-Shu Li, Shun Huang, Li-Li Li, Yang-Hong Huang and Jianhong Liu
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:34
  4. The transition to the community after incarceration presents challenges for returning citizens, including the immediate need to secure housing, employment, and income. Additionally, health care is essential fo...

    Authors: Justeen Hyde, Thomas Byrne, Beth Ann Petrakis, Vera Yakovchenko, Bo Kim, Graeme Fincke, Rendelle Bolton, Christy Visher, Jessica Blue-Howells, Mari-Lynn Drainoni and D. Keith McInnes
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:33
  5. Maternal imprisonment negatively impacts mothers and their children and is likely to have lifelong and intergenerational sequelae. In many jurisdictions nationally and internationally, young children (usually ...

    Authors: Diksha Sapkota, Susan Dennison, Jyai Allen, Jenny Gamble, Corrie Williams, Nomxolisi Malope-Rwodzi, Laura Baar, Janet Ransley and Tara Renae McGee
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:32
  6. Mass incarceration has mental health consequences on those directly affected; some studies have also shown spillover effects on the physical health of the surrounding population. There is a dearth of research ...

    Authors: Ashley Hickson, Ritika Purbey, Lorraine Dean, Joseph J. Gallo, Roland J. Thorpe, Keshia Pollack Porter and Aruna Chandran
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:31
  7. Trauma exposure and drug addiction go hand-in-hand for the 2.17 million people who are incarcerated in US prisons; prevalence of both exceed 80% among this population. This manuscript describes the rationale a...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, Mollee K. Steely Smith, Debra Kaysen, James P. Selig, Nickolas D. Zaller, Geoffrey Curran and JoAnn E. Kirchner
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:30
  8. Research on the health consequences of criminal legal system contact has increasingly looked beyond imprisonment to understand how more routine forms of surveillance and punishment shape wellbeing. One of thes...

    Authors: Michelle S. Phelps, Ingie H. Osman, Christopher E. Robertson and Rebecca J. Shlafer
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:29
  9. Methamphetamine use can be associated with involvement with correctional services and incarceration. Traditionally, treatments for methamphetamine use have been delivered in-person – however, lockdowns initiat...

    Authors: Sarah Elison-Davies, Jamie Newsome, Andrew Jones, Glyn Davies and Jonathan Ward
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:28
  10. Throughout the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, our research team monitored and documented policy changes in United States (U.S.) prison systems. Data sources included prison websites and official prison s...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, Mariah Cowell, Chelsey E. Bull, Manasa Veluvolu, M. Forrest Behne, Kathryn Nowotny and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:27
  11. Despite constituting the largest segment of the correctional population, individuals on court-ordered probation remain largely unstudied with respect to hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing and linkage-to-care. We ...

    Authors: Kevin F. Kamis, David L. Wyles, Matthew S. Minturn, Tracy Scott, Dean McEwen, Hermione Hurley, Scott J. Prendergast, Jessie Gunter and Sarah E. Rowan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:26
  12. Individuals with substance use disorders (SUD), particularly opioid use disorder (OUD), who are criminal justice-involved are a particularly vulnerable population that has been adversely affected by COVID-19 d...

    Authors: Allyson L. Dir, Martha Tillson, Matthew C. Aalsma, Michele Staton, Monte Staton and Dennis Watson
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:25
  13. Medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) significantly decrease mortality but courts rarely refer participants with opioid use disorder to MOUD providers. Previous qualitative work suggests routine court ref...

    Authors: Fatema Z. Ahmed, Barbara Andraka-Christou, M.H. Clark, Rachel Totaram, Danielle N. Atkins and Brandon del Pozo
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:24
  14. Despite the limitations the carceral environment may impose on mental wellness, mental healthcare is increasingly becoming a carceral endeavor. Over the course of the last several decades, prisons and jails ha...

    Authors: Anna G. Preston, Alana Rosenberg, Penelope Schlesinger and Kim M. Blankenship
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:23
  15. The lives of women experiencing incarceration are complex, impacting many aspects of parenting. Incarceration can present an opportunity for women to access parenting education. However, their specific needs h...

    Authors: Belinda J. Lovell, Mary P. Steen, Angela E. Brown and Adrian J. Esterman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:21
  16. Fidelity assessment tools can assess whether a program embraces a core set of principles and performs well. A quality fidelity tool with valid scales can be a feedback loop to identify areas that need further ...

    Authors: Niloofar Ramezani, Avi Bhati, Amy Murphy, Douglas Routh and Faye S. Taxman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:19

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2022 10:20

  17. The COVID-19 pandemic responses in jails have forced detention officers to adjust how they approach the confinement and care of individuals while they are incarcerated. One aspect of incarceration affected was...

    Authors: Travis Pinn, Heather Williamson, Bethany Robinson, Sara Shuman, Maria Evans, George Pro and Ricky Camplain
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:18
  18. Problem-solving courts have the potential to help reduce harms associated with the opioid crisis. However, problem-solving courts vary in their policies toward medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), with ...

    Authors: Barbara Andraka-Christou, Olivia Randall-Kosich, Matthew Golan, Rachel Totaram, Brendan Saloner, Adam J. Gordon and Bradley D. Stein
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:14
  19. Internationally, people in prison should receive a standard of healthcare provision equivalent to people living in the community. Yet efforts to assess the quality of healthcare through the use of quality indi...

    Authors: Sue Bellass, Krysia Canvin, Kate McLintock, Nat Wright, Tracey Farragher, Robbie Foy and Laura Sheard
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:13
  20. People with opioid use disorders are overrepresented in correctional facilities, and are at high risk of opioid overdose. Despite the fact that buprenorphine/naloxone is the first line treatment for people wit...

    Authors: Lori Regenstreif, Marina Sadik, Erin Beaulieu, Claire Bodkin, Lori Kiefer, Dale Guenter, Patsy W. P. Lee and Fiona G. Kouyoumdjian
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:11
  21. The role of rapid testing has proven vital in reducing infection incidence in communities through swift identification and isolation of infected individuals. The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly catastr...

    Authors: Benjamin L. Sievers, James Klotzle and Tipu V. Khan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:10
  22. Many law enforcement agencies across the United States equip their officers with the life-saving drug naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Although officers can be effectively trained to admi...

    Authors: Hope M. Smiley-McDonald, Peyton R. Attaway, Nicholas J. Richardson, Peter J. Davidson and Alex H. Kral
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:9
  23. Women make up 5% of the European prison population on average. Almost invisible in prison and health research, and suffering the stigma associated with female offending, incarcerated women are often forgotten,...

    Authors: Aurélie Augsburger, Céline Neri, Patrick Bodenmann, Bruno Gravier, Véronique Jaquier and Carole Clair
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:8
  24. The purpose of the study was to assess the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to determine whether TBI or PTSD is associated with an increase in general or...

    Authors: Pamela K. Lattimore, Nicholas J. Richardson, Pamela L. Ferguson and E. Elisabeth Pickelsimer
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:7
  25. Women under community supervision in the U.S. experience high rates of substance use and HIV/STDs and face multiple barriers to healthcare services. Informal social support, provided by family, friends, and ot...

    Authors: Karli R. Hochstatter, Melissa N. Slavin, Louisa Gilbert, Dawn Goddard-Eckrich and Nabila El-Bassel
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:6
  26. Women involved in the criminal legal (CL) system in the United States have much higher levels of chronic and infectious illness than women in the general population. Over 80% of women in the CL system are on c...

    Authors: Jennifer Lorvick, Jordana L. Hemberg, Erica N. Browne and Megan L. Comfort
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:5
  27. Incarcerated women have a higher prevalence of health problems than the general population; however, little is known about their perspectives on the healthcare they receive. Here, we conducted semi-structured ...

    Authors: Whitney K. Norris, M. Kathryn Allison, Marley F. Fradley and Melissa J. Zielinski
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:4
  28. Across much of the developed world, the number of older people in custody has been increasing, which presents challenges for correctional systems due to the complex social, medical and mental health needs of t...

    Authors: Bryce E. Stoliker, Ashmini G. Kerodal, Lisa M. Jewell, Kelsey Brown, Arlene Kent-Wilkinson, Shelley Peacock, Megan E. O’Connell and J. Stephen Wormith
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:3
  29. The rising rates of women in prison is a serious public health issue. Unlike men, women in prison are characterised by significant histories of trauma, poor mental health, and high rates of substance use disor...

    Authors: Layla Edwards, Sacha Kendall Jamieson, Julia Bowman, Sungwon Chang, Josie Newton and Elizabeth Sullivan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2022 10:1
  30. Juvenile drug treatment courts (JDTC) have struggled to define themselves since their inception in 1995. Early courts followed a format similar to adult drug courts, but these did not address the unique needs ...

    Authors: Matthew L. Hiller, Steven Belenko, Michael Dennis, Barbara Estrada, Chelsey Cain, Juliette R. Mackin, Raanan Kagan and Lauren Pappacena
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:38
  31. Worldwide, the United States has the highest incarceration rate per capita. Thousands of people are released from US correctional facilities each year, including many who are impacted by HIV infection and subs...

    Authors: Zoe Pulitzer, Maria Box, Laura Hansen, Yordanos M. Tiruneh and Ank E. Nijhawan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:37

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2022 10:16

  32. Justice-involved youth have high rates of suicidal behavior and co-morbid psychiatric disorders, yet low rates of service use. Implementation efforts aimed at supporting cross-agency linkage protocols may be u...

    Authors: Gail A. Wasserman, Katherine S. Elkington, Gail Robson and Faye Taxman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:36
  33. The relationship between incarceration and women’s vulnerability to sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) is understudied in Canada, despite numerous studies showing that justice-involved wom...

    Authors: Susie Taylor, Margaret Haworth-Brockman and Yoav Keynan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:35
  34. Misinformation about overdose risk from accidentally inhaling or touching fentanyl is widespread among police in the United States. This may aggravate already elevated burdens of officer stress and burnout, wh...

    Authors: Brandon del Pozo, Emily Sightes, Sunyou Kang, Jeremiah Goulka, Bradley Ray and Leo A. Beletsky
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:34
  35. The policies of U.S. local public housing authorities influence which populations have access to stable housing, an important resource for health. We assessed whether the restrictiveness of local public housin...

    Authors: Jonathan Purtle, Erdal Tekin, Luwam T. Gebrekristos, Linda Niccolai and Kim M. Blankenship
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:32
  36. Women in prison are a vulnerable group, often with a history of abuse, out-of-home care, mental health problems and unemployment. Many are mothers when they become involved in the criminal justice system and t...

    Authors: Erica Breuer, Marc Remond, Stacey Lighton, Jane Passalaqua, Jennifer Galouzis, Kelly-Anne Stewart and Elizabeth Sullivan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:31
  37. Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in health and social care research is increasingly prevalent and is promoted in policy as a means of improving the validity of research. This also applies to people living ...

    Authors: Samantha Treacy, Steven Martin, Nelum Samarutilake and Tine Van Bortel
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:30
  38. Solitary confinement is a widespread practice in US correctional facilities. Long-standing concerns about the physical and mental health effects of solitary confinement have led to litigation, legislation, and...

    Authors: David H. Cloud, Dallas Augustine, Cyrus Ahalt, Craig Haney, Lisa Peterson, Colby Braun and Brie Williams
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:28

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2021 9:29

  39. With over 11 million people incarcerated globally, prevention and control of COVID-19 in custodial settings is a critical component of the public health response. Given the risk of rapid transmission in these ...

    Authors: Lindsay A. Pearce, Alaina Vaisey, Claire Keen, Lucas Calais-Ferreira, James A. Foulds, Jesse T. Young, Louise Southalan, Rohan Borschmann, Ruth Gray, Sunita Stürup-Toft and Stuart A. Kinner
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:27

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2021 9:33

  40. Healthcare fraud entails great financial and human losses; however, there is no consensus regarding its definition, nor is there an inventory of its manifestations and factors. The objective is to identify the...

    Authors: José Villegas-Ortega, Luciana Bellido-Boza and David Mauricio
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:26
  41. Although it is clear that incarcerated women need access to effective therapies for trauma sequelae, some have argued that one of the most effective treatments – exposure therapy – should not be provided in ca...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, Marie E. Karlsson and Ana J. Bridges
    Citation: Health & Justice 2021 9:25

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