Carroll County Commissioners Reject Medication Assisted Treatment Policy For Inmates

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Carroll County Commissioners voted two to one last Wednesday against a policy that would provide medication assisted treatment to inmates who aren't on that program before they get to jail. But the Carroll County Jail superintendent still plans to move forward with the proposed policy. Medication assisted treatment provides anti-opioid medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to help people dealing with substance use disorders. Jason Henry is the superintendent of the Carroll County Jail. According to state law , superintendents have the authority to adopt the policies they need to run the facility and provide proper medical care. "We're doing a right thing for people who need help. What the community standards are,...

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Carroll County Commissioners Reject Medication Assisted Treatment Policy For Inmates

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