WHAT'S NEW

MOUD in Corrections: Saving and Changing Lives

Whitney was six months pregnant and
struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD) when she got to jail. But the jail
did not provide her with access … Continue Reading ›

Restrictive Housing in Juvenile Corrections

For those of us who provide treatment in juvenile correctional settings, the resilience demonstrated by our adolescent patients constantly reminds of us why… Continue Reading ›

Off Label May Keep Your MAT Patients On Track

As we work with more facilities seeking to treat patients with opioid use disorder, a specific challenge has emerged with injectable extended-release naltrex… Continue Reading ›

Coping with COVID-19 in the New Year

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH

As we bid farewell to 2020 and welcome 2021, I hope that you are feeling encouraged by the arrival of the COVID-19 vacc… Continue Reading ›

Supporting Our Patients, Supporting Ourselves

By William Elliott, PhD, Correctional Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

Physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, and other health care empl… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC’s New Board Chair Shares His Thoughts about Coping with COVID-19

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH:

I was recently asked how correctional health care has changed since the last time I was NCCHC chairman in 2008 and 200… Continue Reading ›

Before the Pandemic, the Original Crisis: Mental Health Services

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, Managing Director, NCCHC Resources and William Elliott, PhD, Correctional Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

As t… Continue Reading ›

Our Duty to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Chief Health Officer, NCCHC

On June 22, NCCHC held an incredible webinar with national experts on the treatment of op… Continue Reading ›

A Major Step Forward for Opioid Treatment in Corrections

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Managing Director, NCCHC Resources, Inc.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC, Supporting Organizations Speak Up Against Racism

For over 40 years, NCCHC has been guided by more than 30 supporting organizations representing leaders in the fields of health, mental health, law, and corre… Continue Reading ›