Drug Court


Abt Associates

Abt Associates provides research and evaluation services on a range of public policy issues. In the criminal justice area, Abt has conducted a large number of projects concerning various court- and corrections-based interventions for substance-abusing offenders.



American Society of Addiction Medicine

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is dedicated to educating medical professionals and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism and other addiction. Its site contains membership, certification, and conference information, as well as addiction medicine news and resources.



American University Drug Court Clearinghouse

The Drug Court Clearinghouse Project serves as a national clearinghouse for drug court information and activity, disseminating sample operational materials developed by drug courts. The project also compiles and continually updates information on national drug court activity and emerging issues, and maintains an extensive reference collection of drug court materials.



Association for Addiction Professionals

A professional membership organization serving counselors who specialize in addiction treatment, the Association for Addiction Professionals works to improve the provision of treatment services through education and advocacy programs. It also offers three different certifications for both member and non-member addiction professionals.



Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is a component of the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice. BJA's mission is to support law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nation’s criminal justice system. BJA's drug court program provides financial and technical assistance, training, and programmatic guidance and leadership.



Center for Substance Abuse Research – University of Maryland

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Research is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and the general public about substance abuse. It conducts policy-relevant research and evaluation studies, disseminates statistical and other information, provides technical assistance, and assists in training students in substance abuse research methods and policy analysis. Its online library includes more than 11,000 substance-abuse-related research reports, books, government documents, journals, journal articles, newsletters, and newspaper clippings.



Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was created in October 1992 with a congressional mandate to expand the availability of effective treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug problems. Its site includes a quick FAQ on finding effective alcohol and drug addiction treatment; a list of its programs, guides, and publications; and information on funding opportunities offered through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.



Chile's Drug Treatment Courts

Tribunas de Droga: Saliendo del Infierno (Drug Treatment Courts: A Way Out of Hell), video aired on "Crónicas de 24 Horas,” Televisión Nacional de Chile, 21 April 2009. (in Spanish)



Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America—whose mission is to build and strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create safe, healthy and drug-free communities—supports its members with technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies and marketing programs, conferences and special events, detailed on the site.



Drug Court Research-to-Practice Project

The purpose of the Drug Court Research-to-Practice (R2P) project is to promote the timely dissemination of the most relevant information derived from the growing body of drug court research to practitioners and policy-makers.



Drug Court Technology Resource Center

The Drug Court Technology Resource Center is an online forum offering tools and information for drug court practitioners who are creating computer applications for their courts. The Resource Center sponsors two related web sites: Drug Court Technology, which provides technical staff and planners with an overview of how technology can improve drug courts, and Drug Court MIS, which provides technical staff with detailed project planning tools and sample documents. Both sites are accessible from the Center home page.




DrugRehab.com provides information and answers for people fighting addiction. Their mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources, and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery. Their website includes information about specific drugs as well as available treatment options.


  • New York
  • 520 8th Avenue
  • 18th Floor
  • New York, NY 10018
  • phone: 646.386.3100
  • Syracuse
  • 601 Tully Street
  • Syracuse, NY 13204
  • phone: 315.266.4330
  • London
  • Canterbury Court
    1-3 Brixton Road
  • London, SW9 6DE
  • phone: +44 2076.329.060