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Rutgers study: Inmates with opioid addiction report peer navigators are crucial for successful community reentry

By Patti Zielinski, Rutgers Today Recently incarcerated people with opioid use disorder have trust in working with peer support specialists who recovered from addiction and faced similar life experiences, according to a Rutgers study.  The study, published in the journal Psychiatric Services, found that peer support specialists were most valued for providing emotional and community-based addiction recovery […]