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Drugs & Substance Abuse


Substance abuse treatment may be provided in a variety of settings, including on an outpatient basis, in residential treatment, or while in confinement (for offenders). In many cases, substance abuse treatment is intended to address co-occurring disorders, such as mental illness. Treatment generally involves some type of therapeutic services provided over a sustained period of time, which may address issues such as motivation, problem solving, and developing skills to resist substance abuse and other problem behaviors.


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OJP Publications

Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January-December 2013, BJA-Sponsored, August 2015

Drug Courts, NIJ,OJJDP,BJA, June 2015

Managing Drug-Involved Offenders, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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General Responsivity and Evidence-Based Treatment: Individual and Program Predictors of Treatment Outcomes During Adolescent Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2014
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Natural Experiment in Reform: Analyzing Drug Policy Change in New York City, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2014
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