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Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network

Government Resources

  • Bureau of Justice AssistanceProvides leadership and services in grant administration and criminal justice policy development to support local, state, and tribal law enforcement in achieving safer communities. BJA supports programs and initiatives in a number of areas, including managing offenders and combating drug crime and abuse. Includes access to the National Youth Gang Survey Analysis. 

  • Federal Bureau of PrisonsEstablished in 1930 to provide more progressive and humane care for federal inmates, to professionalize the prison service, and to ensure consistent and centralized administration of federal prisons. Includes information on medical care, mental health, and substance abuse treatment.

  • National Institute of JusticeThe research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. Includes information, data, and funding awards for topics related to correctional health.  

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Opioids: Includes links to opioid research, fact sheets, publications, data, blogs, and more from across the government. 

  • SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit: Offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose. 

  • US Department of JusticeTo enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. Includes publications on a number of topics.

  • US Sentencing Commissionan independent agency in the judicial branch of government. Its principal purposes are: (1) to establish sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts, including guidelines to be consulted in sentencing; (2) to advise and assist Congress and the executive branch in the development of effective and efficient crime policy; and (3) to collect, analyze, research, and distribute a broad array of information on federal crime and sentencing issues.  Includes the Sourcebook of Federal Sentencing Statistics