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PriSUD is an ongoing research project financed by the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (HSØ) in collaboration with Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research (SERAF) at the Institute for Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo.

The project has several collaborations and contributes to several other ongoing research projects. Some of our collaborators are:

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WayBack is a non-profit organization helping former inmates' return to society. The PriSUD project has been fortunate enough to have WayBack and Johan Lothe on their team. Through their organization, we have gotten a better insight into what the transition from prison to society entails. 

The Mortality After Release from Incarceration Consortium (MARIC) study.

 The MARIC study is a consortium of 28 longitudinal studies from around the world, each of which has examined mortality in people after they have been released from incarceration. Data from the PriSUD-study is included. The MARIC-study is led by Dr. Rohan Borschmann.

The Worldwide Prison Health Research & Engagement Network (WEPHREN).

WEPHREN is a worldwide collaborative forum for people who are engaged in and perform research on the health of prison inmates. The goal of the group is better access to health services through good research.

Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet.

Zheng Chang at Karolinska Institutet has studied outcomes after release in Sweden and is part of the research group in the PriSUD project. He has, among other things, published an article on substance abuse, mental illness and mortality in The Lancet Psychiatry.

The Prison Project.

The Prison Project is a large-scale longitudinal research project examining the effects of imprisonment on the further life course of offenders and their families. The project is led by Dr. Anja Dirkzwager.

Norwegian Red Cross - network after release.

Network After Release is organized by the Norwegian Red Cross and focuses on the transition between a longer prison stay and a life outside the walls. The goal is to prevent relapse to crime and prison.