Quiz: Detoxing from Opioids in Jail

People who take medication assisted treatment (MAT) medications like buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder are not in recovery.

a. True
b. False
What are some of the risks of forcing someone off of medication assisted treatment in a jail?
a. Painful withdrawal symptoms  
b. More likely to start using illicit opioids
c. Increased risk of overdose upon release
d. All of the above
Successful challenges to jails denying people access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) have been filed in Maine, Massachusetts, Washington, and against the federal Bureau of Prisons.
a. True
b. False

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