Manuals

Adult Drug Court Manual
The manual identifies the basic principles of evidence-based best practices applicable to adult drug court in the Commonwealth, develops a certification process, and identifies resources.

Adult Drug Court Certification Manual
This is the instrument used by the Drug Court Certification Team. It is also to be filled out the Drug Court Team, in advance of the site visit, as a means of self-study.

Juvenile Treatment Court Operations Manual
This manual is a guide for all Juvenile Treatment Courts, new and established, to follow evidence-based principles in their establishment and their operations.

NADCP Best Practices Manual Volume I
This manual outlines the best practices and standards for drug courts, as determined by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals.

NADCP Best Practices Manual Volume II
This manual outlines the best practices and standards for drug courts, as determined by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals.

The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook
The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook brings evidence-based practices and best practices to the adult Drug Court field. The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook provides a planning guide for new courts and includes chapters on important topics such as substance abuse treatment, community supervision, drug testing, judicial ethics and constitutional law.

The 10 Key Components to Drug Courts 
This document was prepared by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals under Grant No. 96–DC–MX–K001, awarded by the Drug Courts Program Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice to define the 10 Key Components to Drug Courts.

Public Health Importance Summary

Behavioral Health Trends in the US - Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Health Consequences of Illegal Drug Use

Opiod Demographic - January, 2016

Town by Town Listing (MA) - January 2016

Data Brief - Overdose Deaths (MA) - January 2016

OJJDP Releases Guidelines for Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts