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NADCP’s Need to Know: Research Update on Adult Drug Courts

This document created by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals was provide a progress update on the effectiveness and success of drug courts.

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Building the Evidence Base for Family Drug Treatment Courts

This document examines the evidence showing the effectiveness and importance of Family Drug Treatment Courts.

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Achieving Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Drug Courts

This document was written in response to the investigation, started by the NADCP Board Resolution to investigate and review what is currently known, and not yet known, about racial-and-ethnic-minority impacts in drug courts.

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Alternative sanctions for drug users: fruitless efforts or miracle solution?

This article examines the effectiveness of providing diversion programs and treatment for drug users versus the traditional court system.

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Assessing Addiction: Concepts and Instruments

This article provides information regarding structure assessment instruments for a variety of clinicians and researchers for their needs.

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Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013)

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013) 145–158. Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Regular articles. The comparative effectiveness of outpatient treatment for adolescent substance. abuse: A meta-analysis☆. Emily E. Al. http://dx.doi.org/…

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Emerging Drugs of Abuse: Current Perspectives on Synthetic Cannabinoids

The emerging drugs of abuse article describes the synthetic cannabinoids epidemic sweeping the U.S. and breaks down the chemicals found in it as well as the demographics of usage.

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How Drug Treatment Courts Work: An Analysis of Mediators

This is an analysis of how drug treatment courts work and gives a brief history on the development of these courts and the benefits of them.
Topics: Courts, Dtc, Treatment

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Breaking the Habit: A Retrospective Analysis of Desistance Factors Among Formerly Problematic Heroin Users

The heroin users in the sample were engaged heavily in heroin use in the period prior to achieving abstinence-overall, the group reported using heroin on a mean of 69.7 days in the last. 3 months (70.. Additionally, 38 individuals were prescribed methadone, 47 (44.3) reported crack cocaine use (of w…

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Drug Treatment Courts in the Twenty-First Century: The Evolution of the Revolution in Problem-Solving Courts

Journal article describes Problem-Solving Courts and how they operate along with issues that are being tackled within the court itself.
Topics: Courts

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