Opioid Treatment in Mass. Jails Pilot Program Study

A new pilot program will study opioid treatment in Mass. Jails. With seven jails participating, the study will examine outcomes for inmates who receive medication while incarcerated. Dr. Peter Freidmann, Associate Dean of Research and UMass Worcester & Chief Research Officer at Bay State Health, and UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences Associate Professor Elizabeth Evans joined Carolee McGrath to share more about the study.