Community Substanceabuse Treatment

Drug abusers in community treatment are involved with community corrections. They are frequently on diversion, probation, parole, or mandatory release. Early data from the Client Oriented Data Acquisition Process (CODAP) indicates that 17 percent of clients who entered drug-abuse treatment were on probation, parole, or mandatory release. By 1982, CODAP reported an increase in community corrections involvement for 27 percent of the males and 15 percent of the females. During the 1980s, Hubbard et al. (1989) found that over 30 percent of clients in residential and outpatient treatment were referred to treatment by the criminal justice system; this finding remains valid in the year 2000.

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