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Title: ILLINOIS - DANGEROUS DRUGS COMMISSION - 1980 PLAN FOR DANGEROUS DRUGS COMMISSION, PHASE 1, FISCAL YEARS 1978-1980
Corporate Author: Illinois State Assembly
Dangerous Drug Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 59
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Bureau of the Budget
Springfield, IL 62706
Illinois State Assembly
Chicago, IL 60610
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Illinois Bureau of the Budget
Room 108, Statehouse
Springfield, IL 62706
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DRUG TREATMENT AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS INCLUDED IN THE 1980 PLAN FOR THE ILLINOIS DANGEROUS DRUGS COMMISSION, PHASE 1, FISCAL YEAR 1979-1980, ARE DESCRIBED TOGETHER WITH PROPOSED EXPANSIONS AND ADDITIONS.
Abstract: SUBMITTED TO THE STATE OF ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, THIS REPORT BY THE STATE DANGEROUS DRUGS COMMISSION FOCUSES ON STRATEGIES FOR FIGHTING THE WIDESPREAD ABUSE OF OPIATES, PARTICULARLY HEROIN, IN ALL TYPES OF LOCAL AREAS. AS DURING PREVIOUS YEARS, THE COMMISSION EMPHASIZED THE DELIVERY OF PREVENTION SERVICES, THE CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT OF PROGRAM EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS, AND THE REFINEMENT OF SUBSTATE PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING. POLYDRUG ABUSE AND THE COMBINED USE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL RECEIVED PRIORITY ATTENTION IN 1979 AS DID HEROIN USE, AND WILL BE ACCORDED THE SAME IMPORTANCE IN 1980. NEW INITIATIVES FOR 1980 WILL INCLUDE THE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES TO STREET CRIME (TASC) PROGRAM; EXPANSION OF TREATMENT AND PREVENTION SERVICES FOR FEMALE POLYDRUG USERS; NEW SERVICES FOR GOVERNMENT WORKERS WITH DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PROBLEMS; THE DEVELOPMENT OF RULES AND REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS OF DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH WITHIN ILLINOIS; EXPANSION OF SERVICES, ESPECIALLY CLINICS, FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING CLIENTS; A COMPREHENSIVE RURAL DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION CENTER AND TRAINING OF MINORITY UNIVERSITY GRADUATES FOR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS WITHIN THE DRUG ABUSE FIELD. THE REPORT ALSO DESCRIBES THE ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE OF THE ILLINOIS DANGEROUS DRUGS COMMISSION AND GIVES A PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SUMMARY. OTHER TOPICS DISCUSSED ARE A SURVEY OF CURRENT TRENDS AND PATTERNS OF DRUG ABUSE IN ILLINOIS BY DRUG TYPE; A CORRELATION BETWEEN DRUG ABUSE AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR; DATA ON PROGRAMS AND SERVICES. TABLES ARE PROVIDED FOR ALL THE TOPICS CONTAINED IN THE REPORT.
Index Term(s): Drug law enforcement; Drug prevention programs; Drug treatment programs; Illinois
Note: VOLUME 5 OF THE ILLINOIS HUMAN SERVICES PLAN SERIES
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