Dr. Belenko Awarded Grant for the Reintegration of Opioid Users
The PA Department of Health, with funding from the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement Program (CURE), has awarded Steven Belenko (Criminal Justice) a four-year grant for research entitled, Enhancing Healthy Reintegration and Recovery for High-Risk Opioid Users. The project will test a new intervention to link people with opioid use disorders returning to Philadelphia from prison or jail to comprehensive treatment services at Temple University Health System. CLA affiliated Co-Investigators are Caterina Roman (Criminal Justice) and Heidi Grunwald (Institute for Survey Research). Additional Co-Investigators from the College of Public Health, Temple University School of Medicine, and Lincoln University will also collaborate on the project.