Spectrum provides medication for opioid use disorder treatment, including the use of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone, to justice-involved individuals in a variety of settings, including prisons, jails, and community-based treatment centers.
Following current best practice guidelines, offenders seeking medication support for opioid use disorders participate in a comprehensive diagnostic clinical assessment to determine the most appropriate service and initial course of treatment. Based on the assessment, offenders receive the medication that offers the greatest potential to be safe and effective, while meeting individual needs and preferences. Offenders currently enrolled and doing well in treatment prior to incarceration are encouraged to continue their current treatment modality.
Multi-disciplinary team meetings are held regularly to review individual progress, obtain feedback from the entire treatment team, update the treatment plan, and inform the reentry planning process. As symptoms or needs change over time, the intensity of treatment is adjusted to meet the offender’s current condition. Prior to release, Spectrum connects offenders to community-based providers to ensure continuity of services.
“The organization has a well-defined set of values, including compassion, service excellence, integrity, optimal care, creativity, positive workplace and fiscal responsibility, that is reiterated throughout all levels of programming.”
“The organization’s data regarding recidivism show an impressive outcome for those individuals who have received residential substance abuse treatment.”
“The organization’s leadership, staff members, and other stakeholders believe in the mission of the organization and its ability to improve the lives of those served.”
“The staff members of Spectrum Health Systems are enthusiastic and energetic in their interactions with the persons served and are credited by the persons served for fostering hope in their future.”
“I entered Spectrum’s detox at the lowest point in my life. While I was there, I took a tour of the residential program. I decided to try it because I did not want to go back to my old way of life. Now I’m in recovery, working and making plans for my future – something I never dreamed possible.”
“The Correctional Recovery Academy model provides a holistic approach to treating addictions and associated behaviors. All aspects of living without substances are addressed, practiced and modeled.”