Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations – A Research-Based Guide
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement, People with Juvenile Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
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.