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Adult Drug Treatment Court

The Bureau of Justice Assistance states that the Adult Drug Treatment court (or 'Drug' Court): 'has a specially designed court calendar or docket, the purpose of which is to achieve a reduction in recidivism and substance abuse among nonviolent substance abusing offenders and to increase the offender's likelihood of successful habitation. Interventions include early, continuous, and intense judicially-supervised treatment, mandatory periodic drug testing, community supervision, and use of appropriate sanctions, incentives, and rehabilitation services.'