Topic: Drug Abuse
Issue Brief: Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement
Law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to offer key interventions to those with substance use disorders. It is estimated 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. As the opioid crisis continues, the frequency of rank and file officers acting as first r… Continue Reading Issue Brief: Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement
This two part interactive webinar series demonstrates key features of the Buffalo Drug Court Management Information System for drug court staff who are interested in “hands-on” demonstration of its key features. The session was conducted by Jose Ferrer of the Buffalo City Drug Court who, with Judge… Continue Reading Buffalo Drug Court Management Information System Webinar Series
The topics in session 2 addressed focus also on issues faced by the families of veterans, including military family dynamics, perspectives regarding the effect of the military culture on drug use, family functioning, and medical treatment and recovery.
The focus of this webinar is upon describing the importance of cultural proficiency in the screening and assessment processes.
This fact sheet discusses the use and prevalence of synthetic and designer drugs internationally and what Drug Courts can and are doing to approach this issue.
Prescription Drug Abuse – December 2011 A Research Update from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
This is the participants handbook for the Lockport Mental Health Court program that provides entering individuals with an overview of the program and what is expected of them.