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Today is International Opioid Awareness Day. Studies show those receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid use d...
08/31/2020
An Overview of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders for Criminal Justice-Involved Individuals | ICJIA Research Hub

Today is International Opioid Awareness Day. Studies show those receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder have better outcomes than those who engage in therapy alone. This article provides an overview of MAT with a focus on use with criminal justice populations. #IOAD #OpioidCrisis

There is a national opioid epidemic and one intervention to help those suffering from an opioid use disorder (OUD) is medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT is the use of medications in conjunction with behavioral therapy as part of a long-term treatment regimen. There are three main MAT medicatio...

We examined the connection between arrests + prison admissions and an outcome of violent death (homicide or suicide) in ...
08/27/2020
Prior Criminal Justice Involvement of Persons Experiencing Violent Deaths in Illinois | ICJIA Research Hub

We examined the connection between arrests + prison admissions and an outcome of violent death (homicide or suicide) in a sample of 3,174 IL adults. Findings suggest a relationship exists between criminal offending and violent death. https://icjia.illinois.gov/researchhub/articles/prior-criminal-justice-involvement-of-persons-experiencing-violent-deaths-in-illinois

This study examined the connection between criminal arrests and prison admissions and an outcome of violent death defined as either a homicide or suicide. We examined Illinois Violent Death Reporting System (IVDRS) data from death certificates, the coroner/medical examiner, law enforcement, and toxi...

While crime victims do not always become offenders, most offenders have been victims at some point in their lives. Read ...
08/14/2020
The Victim-Offender Overlap: Examining the Relationship Between Victimization and Offending | ICJIA Research Hub

While crime victims do not always become offenders, most offenders have been victims at some point in their lives. Read more on the Victim-Offender Overlap.

The relationship between victimization and offending, also referred to as the victim-offender overlap, is widely documented. While crime victims do not always become offenders, most offenders have been victims. The victimization experience can produce negative physical, mental, and behavioral outcom...

National and state-level research points to higher rates of crime victimization, such as bullying, harassment, intimate ...
08/13/2020
Pathways to Victimization Disclosure: Who LGBTQ+ Victims Tell and Why | ICJIA Research Hub

National and state-level research points to higher rates of crime victimization, such as bullying, harassment, intimate partner violence, among individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.

National and state-level research points to higher rates of crime victimization, such as bullying, harassment, intimate partner violence, among individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+). Following victimization, victims may share their experience...

TODAY at 1 p.m.! Join our webinar "Consequences of #MassIncarceration: Lasting Effects on Communities and Reentry Strate...
08/12/2020

TODAY at 1 p.m.! Join our webinar "Consequences of #MassIncarceration: Lasting Effects on Communities and Reentry Strategies." Register here: tinyurl.com/y3dm2zk2

NEXT WEEK! Join our webinar "Consequences of #MassIncarceration: Lasting Effects on Communities and Reentry Strategies."...
08/07/2020

NEXT WEEK! Join our webinar "Consequences of #MassIncarceration: Lasting Effects on Communities and Reentry Strategies." Wednesday, 8/12 at 1 p.m. Register here: tinyurl.com/y3dm2zk2

#Trauma can have negative, long-term impacts on an individual’s mental & physical health. Find out how trauma experience...
07/28/2020
Individual and Community Trauma: Individual Experiences in Collective Environments | ICJIA Research Hub

#Trauma can have negative, long-term impacts on an individual’s mental & physical health. Find out how trauma experienced at the individual level is influenced by trauma experienced by communities.

Trauma, which refers to an emotional response from circumstances deemed as harmful, can have negative, long-term impacts on an individual’s mental and physical health. This article examines the literature on how trauma experienced at the individual-level is influenced by trauma experienced at the ...

Alcohol is the most commonly misused substance among youth in the United States. Underage drinking contributes to risky ...
07/28/2020
Youth Alcohol Use: National and Illinois Trends, Consequences, and Interventions | ICJIA Research Hub

Alcohol is the most commonly misused substance among youth in the United States. Underage drinking contributes to risky behavior, lower academic achievement, and altered brain development, and can increase the risk of future misuse. This article provides an examination of underage drinking in Illinois, youth arrest data, and literature on underage drinking and interventions available to address the problem.

Alcohol is the most commonly misused substance among youth in the United States. Underage alcohol use contributes to risky behavior, lower academic achievement, and altered brain development, and can increase the risk of future misuse. This article explored literature on underage drinking and interv...

Congratulations Adult Redeploy Illinois RISE Program graduates!
07/23/2020
RISE graduates grateful for a second chance

Congratulations Adult Redeploy Illinois RISE Program graduates!

Their gratitude was evident in each and every poignant word and remark. The occasional trembling in their voices spoke volumes.

Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) grant applications are due TODAY at 11:59 p.m. Apply now at https://r3.illinois.gov
07/20/2020
Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton

Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) grant applications are due TODAY at 11:59 p.m. Apply now at https://r3.illinois.gov

Proposals are the foundation—they are the beginning of something great that can impact generations to come.

The Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (#R3) grant program close today at 11:59 pm CT! Apply ⬇️ https://r3.illinois.gov

TODAY! Join us for an R3 Town Hall HERE on Facebook Live at 2 p.m. Email your questions in advance to CJA.INFO@illinois....
07/14/2020

TODAY! Join us for an R3 Town Hall HERE on Facebook Live at 2 p.m. Email your questions in advance to [email protected]

Be here tomorrow at 2 p.m. for an R3 Town Hall!
07/13/2020

Be here tomorrow at 2 p.m. for an R3 Town Hall!

We're seeking reviewers for R3 grant applications. Reviewers must come from R3 zones and have work and/or lived experien...
07/09/2020

We're seeking reviewers for R3 grant applications. Reviewers must come from R3 zones and have work and/or lived experience within the R3 priority areas. If you would like to volunteer to review applications, please take this short survey: https://bit.ly/r3reviewerform.

The R3 Program Grant Application Deadline is approaching! Submit your materials by July 20. Go to https://r3.illinois.go...
07/06/2020

The R3 Program Grant Application Deadline is approaching! Submit your materials by July 20. Go to https://r3.illinois.gov/

The 14-day countdown starts now!⏲️

#R3 provides 25% of tax cannabis revenues in grants to support communities most impacted by the war on drugs. With $31.5 million, these communities could start to breathe. https://r3.illinois.gov #JEO

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