Go to Jail or go to Drug Rehab

A Different Model for Drug Rehab offenders

Juvenile treatment drug courts grew out of the adult treatment drug courts model, which has proven successful in reducing rates of re-offending (see “Incarceration vs. Treatment: Drug Courts Help Substance Abusing Offenders ,” SAMHSA News, March/April 2006). But juvenile treatment drug courts have some important differences from their adult-oriented counterparts. While specialized juvenile treatment mental health courts exist throughout the country, juvenile treatment drug courts often find themselves confronting mental disorders as well.  Drug Treatment Courts Offer Hope for Youth

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Substance use disorder is rising in America

 

Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces

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534326Problems stemming from the misuse and abuse of alcohol and other drugs are by no means a new phenomenon, although the face of the issues has changed in recent years. National trends indicate substantial increases in the abuse of  Read more