After investigation, Wyatt Detention Facility agrees to provide opioid treatment to detainees

THE DONALD W. Wyatt Detention Facility will ensure detainees will be treated for opioid use disorder prior to detention and while in custody as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island and the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday. / COURTESY DONALD W. WYATT DETENTION FACILITY
PROVIDENCE – The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls has agreed to provide opioid treatment to detainees in recovery after an investigation found that the jail had failed to distribute medications for opioid use disorder as required by Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island and…

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