This free 1-hour online course helps first responders assist individuals in crisis with mental illness or substance use disorder using safe, positive approaches.
This toolkit provides police officers with information and tools for practicing self-care. It utilizes several models to give police officers a background and understanding of posttraumatic stress disorder and ways to manage its symptoms.
The studies point to systemic responses that result in harsher treatment for youth of color — especially Black youth — than non-Hispanic white youth at the front end of juvenile justice, starting with police encounters before young people even reach high school.
Drug abuse treatment can be incorporated into criminal justice settings in a variety of ways. Examples include treatment in prison followed by community-based treatment after release; drug courts that blend judicial monitoring and sanctions with treatment by imposing treatment as a condition of probation; and treatment under parole or probation supervision.
This abstract lists the standards that NADCP has developed for adult Drug Courts. Vol 1 represents the first of two parts covering best practice standards for a variety of topics.