Elements of successful Veterans Treatment Courts
More recent research suggests that mental health courts can reduce jail days for those with co-occurring disorders
Although there is promising evidence on recidivism, the lack of national standards and and differences in eligibility criteria makes cross jurisdictional comparisons difficult.
The brief answer is that for the vast majority of criminal offenders the answer is “no.”
As of the end of December 2014, there were 3,057 drug courts in the U.S., which is a 24% increase in five years
Employment and history of injection drug use significant predictors (controlling for age, education, ethnicity, gender, marital status) (Roll et al., 2005)