Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Washington State Innovation Initiative: Medication Assisted Treatment Upon Release from Prison

The goal of this study is to develop, implement, and assess the feasibility of procedures to provide effective services for offenders with OUD releasing from WA DOC prisons, with the aim to facilitate linkage to ongoing MAT in the community following release from custody beginning with an initial intervention aimed to educate inmates so they can make informed decisions regarding medication options.


Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MSW, MPH PI (UW ADAI)

Project Staff

Anthony S. Floyd, PhD

Fund Information

Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Start: August 1, 2016
End: April 30, 2019
Status: completed