Criminal Justice System

As the first Chief of Addiction Medicine for New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex and former medical director of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) Sites for Housing Works, Dr. Roy is uniquely positioned to speak about addiction-related issues to entities within the criminal justice system.

Throughout her career, she has trained thousands of judges, prosecutors, public defenders, police officers, sheriffs, corrections officers, wardens, court professionals and other members of the CJS about drug use within correctional facilities, overdose, treatment (or lack thereof) including access to methadone and buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.

Dr. Roy uses science and case-based stories to address fears, reduce stigma and help communities feel safe. 

Her talks are always popular and generate lively discussion … book Dr. Roy today!

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"As a Judge in a treatment court, I have attended countless conferences and lectures concerning the intersection between criminal conduct and addiction. The presentations by Dr. Lipi Roy were singularly informative, providing valuable insights into addiction and its treatment. She has a remarkable ability to engage the audience, making her talks both educational and captivating. I have always found Dr. Roy’s presentations empowering, leaving me with practical strategies to address the challenges, along with a renewed sense of hope and determination."

-Judge Jo Ann Ferdinand, Acting Justice NYS Supreme Court (retired) Presiding Judge Brooklyn Treatment Court (1996-2016)

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