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1 The Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program.
Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/topics/drugs/markets/adam/welcome.htm
Description: The National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) program collected data about drug using, drug and alcohol dependency and treatment, and drug market participation among recently booked arrestees (within 48 hours) in 40 communities around the United States (ADAM -I, 1998-2003). In 2007, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) initiated ADAM II (2007 - present). Ten of the original ADAM sites were selected for geographic diversity to address questions regarding methamphetamine trends beyond the southwest, and instrumentation was modified to add items specific to methamphetamine.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
2 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Guide to Grants / FY10 Edition
Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/resource/GrantWritingManual.pdf
Description: This 78p. grant-writing manual provides information on where to find, how to write and submit BJA grant applications. The first edition of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Grants Manual is a resource for state, local, and tribal government agencies and private, non-profit, and faith-based and community organizations interested in applying for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 grant funds.
Subjects: Grants | Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
3 Bureau of Justice Assistance. Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/drugcourts.html
Description: Formerly the Drug Courts Program Office. Provides financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement treatment drug courts that effectively integrate substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over nonviolent, substance-abusing offenders.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
4 Bureau of Justice Statistics. Statistics on Drugs and Crime
Link: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/dcf/contents.cfm
Description: A summary of the latest statistics about drug-related crimes, law enforcement, courts, and corrections in the United States.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
5 Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research (Denmark)
Link: http://www.crf-au.dk/
Description: The Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research is affiliated under the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Aarhus. CRF was established January 1st 1993, and is mainly funded with government research grants. It offers 6-7 permanent masterships in affiliation with the University of Aarhus. The research staff come from Psychology, Ethnography, Communication and Media, Law etc. Projects have include DanRIS (about residential treatment in Denmark); methadone maintenance treatment research; and substance abuse treatment for women and men in prison. CRF publishes the journal "STOF."
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Offenders | Alcoholism treatment | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
6 CMHS National GAINS Center; Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA
Link: http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/html/
Description: The CMHS National GAINS Center has operated since 1995 as a national locus for the collection and dissemination of information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders in contact with the justice system. The GAINS Center's primary focus is on expanding access to community based services for adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system. The Center emphasizes the provision of consultation and technical assistance to help communities achieve integrated systems of mental health and substance abuse services for individuals in contact with the justice system.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis | Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
7 International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors (IAAOC)
Link: http://www.iaaoc.org/
Description: IAAOC is an organization of professional substance abuse counselors, corrections counselors, students and counselor educators who are involved in addiction and offender counseling. Journal: Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Professional Societies
8 Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling
Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%292161-1874
Description: JAOC focuses on descriptions of prevention and treatment programs, theoretical and philosophical rationales for programs with juvenile and adult offenders, and descriptions of research conducted on rehabilitation programs with offenders and public offender counselors; also includes articles on attitudes and behaviors of addictions and offender counselors. It is published by the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC), a member association of the American Counseling Association.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
9 National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Drugs and Crime
Link: http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Topics/Topic.aspx?TopicID=93
Description: Administered by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Includes fact sheets, statistics, publications, programs, funding on drugs and crime.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
10 National Reentry Resource Center
Link: http://www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/
Description: The National Reentry Resource Center, established by the Second Chance Act (Public Law 110-199) and administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry. Resources for substance-abusing offenders is included.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Training and Education
11 Office of Justice Programs (OJP). Substance abuse and crime.
Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/programs/substance.htm
Description: Through the programs developed and funded by its bureaus and offices, OJP works to form partnerships among federal, state, and local government officials to control drug abuse and trafficking, and reduce and prevent crime and violence.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
12 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Program.
Link: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/bja/206269.pdf
Description: The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program, or RSAT, was created to help states and units of local governments develop, implement, and improve residential substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities. It also helps them create and maintain community-based aftercare services for probationers and parolees. RSAT grants are awarded to all 50 states.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
13 Wellbriety.
Link: http://www.whitebison.org/
Description: Native American recovery movement; associated with White Bison organization. Has programs for youth, prisoners.
Subjects: Native Americans | Offenders | Adolescents
Categories: Recovery Resources
14 Women in Prison
Link: http://www.drugpolicy.org/communities/women/womeninpriso/
Description: Drug Policy Alliance article encapsulating some statistics and research information on incarcerated women. Written by Barbara Owen, Department of Criminology at California State University, Fresno.
Subjects: Women | Offenders
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy