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  1. While criminal legal involvement is a structural determinant of health, both administrative and national longitudinal cohort data are collected and made available in a way that prevents a full understanding of...

    Authors: Katherine LeMasters, Erin McCauley and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:31
  2. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) continues to cause significant morbidity and mortality within the US, and disproportionately impacts those involved with the criminal justice system. Despite this, knowledge and attitud...

    Authors: Matthew S. Minturn, Kevin F. Kamis, David L. Wyles, Tracy Scott, Hermione Hurley, Scott J. Prendergast and Sarah E. Rowan
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:30
  3. Social reintegration relies on the support given to prisoners not only during their reentry into society but also throughout their imprisonment. Our goal was to analyze the expectations reported by cisgender a...

    Authors: Raquel B. Miranda, Alejandro Goldberg and Ximena Pamela Díaz Bermúdez
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:29
  4. The aim of our study was to evaluate the post-release outcomes of incarcerated individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) treated with extended-release buprenorphine (XRB) in a rural county jail. Administrativ...

    Authors: Alane B. O’Connor, Catherine Gelsinger, Sadie M. Donovan, Jessica Marshall and Katherine A. Ahrens
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:28
  5. People incarcerated in jails are highly impacted by the opioid epidemic, and overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) is an effective strategy to reduce opioid overdose deaths. This study examines b...

    Authors: Carrie B. Oser, Margaret McGladrey, Marisa Booty, Hilary Surratt, Hannah K. Knudsen, Patricia R. Freeman, Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Monica F. Roberts, Michele Staton, April Young, Emma Draper and Sharon L. Walsh
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:27
  6. Opioid use disorder (OUD) is common among individuals who are incarcerated. However, OUD treatment services are sparse in smaller county jails found in many rural areas, which limits a healthy and supportive j...

    Authors: Heidi L. McNeely, Terri L. Schreiber, William L. Swann and Claudia R. Amura
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:26
  7. To assess the prevalence of emergency medical incidents wherein naloxone was administered but overdose was not described as the chief complaint during the 9-1-1 call, including differences by overdose victim r...

    Authors: Danielle N. Atkins, Brandon del Pozo, MH Clark, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Daniel O’Donnell and Bradley Ray
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:25
  8. Adults living with HIV have disproportionately high chronic pain, prescription opioid use, history of substance use, and incarceration. While incarceration can have long-lasting health impacts, prior studies h...

    Authors: Anna B. Lichtiger, Yuting Deng, Chenshu Zhang, Justina Groeger, Hector R. Perez, Gayatri Nangia, Melanie Prinz, Emma Richard, Matthew Glenn, Ana Alicia De La Cruz, Ariana Pazmino, Chinazo O. Cunningham, K Rivet Amico, Aaron Fox and Joanna L. Starrels
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:24
  9. Preliminary studies have suggested that women are responsive to using technology to manage their health, due to its discreet, convenient, and cost-effective nature. Yet, there are limited mobile health (mHealt...

    Authors: Allison D. Crawford, Emily J. Salisbury and Jacqueline M. McGrath
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:22
  10. Security prisoners in Israel are those imprisoned due to offenses involving harming state security or from nationalistic motivations. On the one hand, they are accused of a serious criminal offense that harmed...

    Authors: Liel Hadida, Oren Wacht, Ilana Livshiz Riven and Orli Grinstein-Cohen
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:21
  11. Criminalization of drugs in the United States (US) has extensive consequences for people who use drugs (PWUD). Incarceration and substance use overlap with 65% of the US prison population meeting substance use...

    Authors: James A. Hammock, Teresa López-Castro and Aaron D. Fox
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:20
  12. A previous scoping review of legal-involved veterans’ health and healthcare (1947–2017) identified studies and their limitations. Given the influx of literature published recently, this study aimed to update t...

    Authors: Kreeti Singh, Christine Timko, Mengfei Yu, Emmeline Taylor, Jessica Blue-Howells and Andrea K. Finlay
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:18
  13. As populations age globally, cooperation across multi-sector stakeholders is increasingly important to service older persons, particularly those with high and complex health and social needs. One such populati...

    Authors: Ye In (Jane) Hwang, Stephen Hampton, Adrienne Lee Withall, Phillip Snoyman, Katrina Forsyth and Tony Butler
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:17
  14. The extraordinary growth in women’s incarceration over the past several decades has resulted in calls for expansion of research into their unique needs and experiences, including those related to pregnancy and...

    Authors: Melissa J. Zielinski, Mollee Steely Smith and Alleigh Stahman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:16
  15. Evidence suggests that women who are incarcerated desire access to contraception while incarcerated, and that this need is not currently being met. Our objective in this study was to explore the perspectives a...

    Authors: Reilly Jones, Sasha Lemberg-Pelly, Brigid Dineley, Jessica Jurgutis, Fiona G Kouyoumdjian and Jessica Liauw
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:15
  16. Given high rates of substance use among justice-involved youth, justice systems have attempted to monitor use through drug screening (DS) procedures. However, there is discretion in deciding who is screened fo...

    Authors: Richelle L. Clifton, Ian Carson, Allyson L. Dir, Wanzhu Tu, Tamika C.B. Zapolski and Matthew C. Aalsma
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:13
  17. The COVID-19 pandemic produced system-level changes within the criminal legal system and community-based substance use disorder (SUD) treatment system with impacts on recovery efforts. This study examines rura...

    Authors: Carrie B. Oser, Maria Rockett, Sebastian Otero, Evan Batty, Marisa Booty, Rachel Gressick, Michele Staton and Hannah K. Knudsen
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:12
  18. Currently, there are more than two million people in prisons or jails, with nearly two-thirds meeting the criteria for a substance use disorder. Following these patterns, overdose is the leading cause of death...

    Authors: Samantha K. Nall, Cole Jurecka, Anthony Ammons Jr., Avel Rodriguez, Betsy Craft, Craig Waleed, Daniel Dias, Jessie Henderson, Joshua Boyer, Kristina Yamkovoy, Pallavi Aytha Swathi, Prasad Patil, Forrest Behne, Katherine LeMasters, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein and Joshua A. Barocas
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:11
  19. The mortality rate among people under probation supervision in the community is greater than that among incarcerated people and that among the general population. However, there is limited research on the dist...

    Authors: Karen Slade, Lucy Justice, Frederica Martijn, Rohan Borschmann and Thom Baguley
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:10
  20. The wide availability of routine screening with Papanicolaou (Pap) tests and vaccinations against human papillomavirus has resulted in a decline in rates of cervical cancer. As with other diseases, however, dispa...

    Authors: Amanda Emerson, Marissa Dogan, Elizabeth Hawes, Kiana Wilson, Sofía Mildrum Chana, Patricia J. Kelly, Megan Comfort and Megha Ramaswamy
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:9
  21. Improving family engagement in juvenile justice (JJ) system behavioral health services is a high priority for JJ systems, reform organizations, and family advocacy groups across the United States. Family-driv...

    Authors: Kaitlin N. Piper, Alexandra Jahn, Cam Escoffery, Briana Woods-Jaeger, Amy Nunn, David P. Schwartz, Cathy Smith-Curry and Jessica Sales
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:8
  22. Upon reintegration into society, formerly incarcerated individuals (FIIs) experience chronic financial stress due to prolonged unemployment, strained social relationships, and financial obligations. This study...

    Authors: Jemar R. Bather, Anna-Michelle Marie McSorley, Brennan Rhodes-Bratton, Adolfo G. Cuevas, Saba Rouhani, Ridwan T. Nafiu, Adrian Harris and Melody S. Goodman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:7
  23. The societal costs associated with juvenile delinquency and reoffending are high, emphasising the need for effective prevention strategies. A promising approach is Youth-Initiated Mentoring (YIM). In YIM, prof...

    Authors: Angelique Boering, Annabeth P. Groenman, Levi van Dam and Geertjan Overbeek
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:5
  24. To promote parent-child reunification, family dependency drug courts (FDDCs) facilitate substance use disorder treatment for people whose children have been removed due to parental substance use. The COVID-19 ...

    Authors: Olivia K. Golan, Fatema Z. Ahmed, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Rachel Totaram, Yara Asi and Danielle Atkins
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:4
  25. Community-based harm reduction programming is widely recognized as an effective strategy for reducing the increased risks for and spread of HIV, HCV, and for reducing the growing rate of overdose deaths among ...

    Authors: Bayla Ostrach, Vanessa Hixon and Ainsley Bryce
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2024 12:19

  26. The number of older people in prison is growing. As a result, there will also be more prisoners suffering from dementia. The support and management of this population is likely to present multiple challenges t...

    Authors: Samantha Treacy, Steven Martin, Nelum Samarutilake, Veronica Phillips, Ben R. Underwood and Tine Van Bortel
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:2
  27. Over 4.53 million arrests were made in 2021 in the United States. People under 26 years of age were more likely to be arrested than older people. Although mental health disparities are prominent in the incarce...

    Authors: Onur Baser, Katarzyna Rodchenko, Yixuan Zeng and Amy Endrizal
    Citation: Health & Justice 2024 12:1
  28. The purpose of this study was to examine how the COVID-19 pandemic changed U.S. prison operations and influenced the daily work of prison staff.

    Authors: Meghan A. Novisky, Jennifer Tostlebe, David Pyrooz and Jose Antonio Sanchez
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2024 12:23

  29. Release from prison is characterized by discontinuity of healthcare services and results in poor health outcomes, including an increase in mortality. Institutions capable of addressing this gap in care seldom ...

    Authors: Michael Frank, Ryan Loh, Rachel Everhart, Hermione Hurley and Rebecca Hanratty
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:49
  30. Training law enforcement officers (LEOs) to administer naloxone is a recommended strategy to reduce overdose deaths in the United States. To achieve this, an evidence-based and scalable naloxone training curri...

    Authors: Chin Hwa Dahlem, Rohan Patil, Lara Khadr, Robert J. Ploutz-Snyder, Carol J. Boyd and Clayton J. Shuman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:47
  31. There is increasing international interest in the use of police drug diversion schemes that offer people suspected of minor drug-related offences an educative or therapeutic intervention as an alternative to c...

    Authors: Alex Stevens, Nadine Hendrie, Matthew Bacon, Steve Parrott, Mark Monaghan, Emma Williams, Dan Lewer, Amber Moore, Jenni Berlin, Jack Cunliffe and Paul Quinton
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:46

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2023 11:52

  32. With increasing numbers of older prisoners, effective strategies for preventing and treating age-associated diseases, such as cognitive disorders, are needed. As pharmacological therapies are limited, non-phar...

    Authors: Sandra Verhülsdonk, Claire Bohn, Nora Neyer, Tillmann Supprian, Julia Christl, Elke Kalbe and Ann-Kristin Folkerts
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:45

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health & Justice 2023 11:53

  33. The provision of contraceptive care for incarcerated individuals has been largely inconsistent and has contributed to, at best, inadequate care, and at worst reproductive abuses, violence, and coercion. While ...

    Authors: Douglas Routh, Rebecca Simmons, Jessica Sanders, Alexandra Gero, Hannah Aanderud Tanner and David K. Turok
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:43
  34. People being held in prison are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 infection, as places of detention are high-risk environments for spread of infection. Due to this risk, many prisons across the globe introdu...

    Authors: Pip Hearty, Krysia Canvin, Sue Bellass, Sarah Hampton, Nat Wright and Laura Sheard
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:42
  35. Probation officers are tasked with supervising the largest number of people living with mental illnesses in the criminal legal system, with an estimated 16–27% of individuals on probation identified as having ...

    Authors: Tonya B. Van Deinse, Mariah Cowell Mercier, Allison K. Waters, Mackensie Disbennett, Gary S. Cuddeback, Tracy Velázquez, Andrea Murray Lichtman and Faye Taxman
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:41
  36. Understanding the health conditions of those under carceral control is often made difficult due to lack of access to data. Yet, as has been made clear during the COVID-19 pandemic, is that data is essential to...

    Authors: Zaire Cullins, Michael Forrest Behne and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:40
  37. The COVID-19 pandemic inspired calls for rapid decarceration of prisons and jails to slow the spread of disease in a high-risk congregate setting. Due to the rarity of intentionally-decarcerative policies, lit...

    Authors: Jennifer E. James, Emily F. Dauria, Riya Desai, Adelaide Bell and Jacob M. Izenberg
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:39
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted individuals in carceral facilities – both incarcerated people and staff. Vaccination is an important tool in reducing the risk of COVID-19 infection, hospi...

    Authors: Ingie Osman, Antonio Williams, Katie Pierson, Eric Ryu and Rebecca J. Shlafer
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:38
  39. Policies for next-of-kin (NOK) notification and disposition of remains surrounding death are unclear across the United States’ (US) carceral systems. The goal of this study was to collect data on carceral syst...

    Authors: Yoshiko Iwai, Michael Forrest Behne and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
    Citation: Health & Justice 2023 11:37

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