Corrections-involved populations have higher rates of opioid and substance use disorders (SUD) than the general population, with more than 75 percent of recently released individuals reporting an SUD or a chronic medical and/or psychiatric condition. These individuals face numerous barriers to receiving treatment, including stigma, limited access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and disconnected systems of […]
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About Jodi Manz
Jodi Manz joined NASHP in August 2019 as the project director with the Chronic and Vulnerable Populations Team, working on a variety of behavioral health and chronic care policy issues. Previously, she served as Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources for Virginia, first under Gov. Terry McAuliffe and then under Gov. Ralph Northam. She has a BA in religious studies and a Masters in social work administration, planning, and public policy, both from Virginia Commonwealth University.