Drug Abuse Treatment & Criminal Justice Populations
new scientific report shows that effective treatment
of drug abuse and addiction can help lower rates of criminal
activity in the Nation’s communities.
of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations:
A Research-Based Guide, developed by the National
Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), outlines proven components
for successful treatment of drug abusers who have entered
the criminal justice system.
The report also includes extensive resources and answers
to frequently asked questions on this subject.
To order this free report, call SAMHSA’s National
Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information at 1 (800)
729-6686 (English and Spanish) or 1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD).
Online, the publication is available on NIDA’s
Web site at www.drugabuse.gov/PODAT_CJ.
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