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  • What is methadone?
    Methadone is a synthetic opioid that blocks the effects of heroin and other prescription drugs conta... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • What is a therapeutic community?
    In general, therapeutic communities (TCs) are drug-free residential settings that use a hierarchical... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • How many people are referred to drug treatment by the criminal justice system?
    Information and data concerning individuals who are referred to drug/alcohol treatment by the justic... Read More
    Last Updated: September 18, 2017

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  • Sharing Your Treatment Court Story: A Guide to Help You Prepare, BJA-Sponsored, April 2018, NCJ 253194. (8 pages).

  • Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program, BJA, November 2018, NCJ 253083. (2 pages).

  • Promising Practices Guidelines for Residential Substance Abuse Treatment, BJA-Sponsored, November 2017, NCJ 253061. (46 pages).

  • Jail-Based Medication-Assisted Treatment: Promising Practices, Guidelines, and Resources for the Field, BJA-Sponsored, October 2018, NCJ 252973. (44 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program: Law Enforcement/First Responder Diversion, BJA-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252969. (4 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program: The Peer Recovery Support Services Mentoring Initiative, BJA-Sponsored, April 2019, NCJ 252970. (2 pages).
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