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New Zealand Documentary on Drug Courts

September 1, 2014 (New Zealand) – Maori Television produced a documentary on New Zealand’s Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Courts. The documentary highlights an alternative justice model that is helping New Zealanders trapped in a cycle of substance abuse, addiction and crime. It traces the path of 4 participants, showing court proceedings, treatment, graduation, and […]

New Scottish Report Shows More Older People are Seeking Drug Treatment

June 24, 2014 (Scotland) – The Scottish Government is encouraged by the older population of drug users seeking drug treatment services. In a new report, one quarter of people seeking help are over the age of 40.  Read More.

Addiction in Pakistan

June 11, 2014 (Peshawar, Pakistan) – A survey report made public states that 6.7 million people in Pakistan used addictive substances in 2013. An extremely low number of treatment facilities are available for substance users in the country, compared to the number of drug users. The report was conducted by the Narcotics Control Division of […]

Advocacy & Feasibility

We can advocate for and help educate key decision-makers about the possibility of Drug Treatment Courts in your country.

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We will work with you to plan and implement pilot Drug Treatment Courts in your country.

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Through training and evaluation, we can help improve and expand Drug Treatment Courts throughout your country.

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Best Practices

We help you maintain fidelity through operational best practice standards.

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Drug Courts

Drug Treatment Courts are judically supervised court dockets specifically designed to treat seriously drug dependent, prison bound offenders. This approach has been proven to produce better outcomes and reduce costs.
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Since 1994, we have worked tirelessly at the international, national, state and local level to create, enhance and promote Drug Courts; including adult, juvenile, family, reentry and tribal models; DWI Courts, and Veterans Treatment Courts.
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The Global Centre for Drug Courts
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