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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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Drug Court Policies and Practices: How Program Implementation Affects Offender Substance Use and Criminal Behavior Outcomes

This is the process and results for a five year long study of adult drug courts and their effects on crime and drug use reduction and how certain programs and policies can be more effective.

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Need to Know: Research Update on Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

This is an article about the research on the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, best practices, and recommendations for juvenile drug treatment courts. 

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Strafford County Drug Treatment Court: Performance Evaluation 2

This evaluation looks at the success of the participants and effectiveness of the Strafford County Drug Treatment Court during its first two years.

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The Verdict on Drug Courts and Other Problem-Solving Courts

This article is about the research on the effects of problem solving courts on those with substance use disorders to aid in potential policy development.

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Drug Courts’ Effects on Criminal Offending for Juveniles and Adults

The journal article was created to systematically review quasi-experimental and experimental evaluations of the effectiveness of drug courts in reducing recidivism.

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Chemical Dependency Treatment for Offenders: A Review of the Evidence and Benefit-Cost Findings

This is a comprehensive review of literature on whether chemical dependency treatment in adult and juvenile systems has any effect on reducing crime and substance abuse. 

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Lycoming County Adult Treatment Court Evaluation

This is a process evaluation of the Lycoming County Adult Treatment Court program.

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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction

This is a fact sheet containing information about drug abuse and addiction.

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