Topic: Substance Use Disorder
A Cross-site analysis has looked at the possibility of implementing lessons from both Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures.
Mentoring in Juvenile Treatment Drug Courts: Mapping Best Practices onto Mentor Programs in Juvenile Justice
This is a fact sheet about mentoring in juvenile drug courts and how it can benefit participants.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges publishes a monthly newsletter with practical programmatic advice, how-to discussions, and the latest updates from the field. Access the archive of newsletters here.
Informational Bulletin: Coverage of Behavioral Health Services for Youth with Substance Use Disorders
Guide to available treatment services for youth with substance use disorders.
An OJJDP-sponsored review of adolescent substance use treatment programs and current literature.
Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Child-Serving Organizations
Guide for early identification of mental health and substance use problems of children and adolescents.
Tool for identifying youth at risk for alcohol-related problems.
Family engagement in juvenile drug courts is vital to the success of these programs and can be improved by following this advice.
The juvenile drug court model uses a therapeutic jurisprudent model aimed at reducing recidivism and rehabilitating juvenile offenders.