Fact Sheet: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Drug Courts

Three generic medications have been approved by the FDA to treat opioid use disorders by reducing the reinforcing effects of unauthorized opioids: methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. This fact sheet details how to incorporate these medications into your program responsibly.


Benjamin R. Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Douglas B. Marlowe, J.D., Ph.D., Senior Scientific Consultant, All Rise

Date: 2016