Addressing the Opioid Epidemic - SIROW Publishes Project Findings Reports!!

July 27, 2023

SIROW researchers and partners recently published brief research reports presenting findings from SIROW’s Comprehensive Evaluation of an Innovative Collaborative Response to the Opioid Epidemic.

These research reports present findings from an evaluation of the Tucson Police Department’s pre-arrest Deflection Program that attempts to identify individuals with substance use issues and get them engaged in substance abuse treatment and related services to achieve sustained reductions in substance misuse and related criminal activity.

One research brief presents on the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Law Enforcement Pre-arrest Deflection Program .

The second presents on the Costs, Cost Savings, and Effectiveness of a Police-led Pre-arrest Deflection Program .”

For more information, find the project listing on SIROW’s Health & Housing Security project page.