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OJJDP Observes National Drug Court Month

OJJDP highlights the vital role drug treatment courts can play in helping youth and families overcome the effects of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.

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Location
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Nashville, TN

Event Type
Conference

OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program

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This program seeks to build the capacity of states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Tribal governments to implement new and innovative approaches to enhance existing juvenile drug treatment courts and improve outcomes for youth with substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders, including histories of trauma.

OJJDP FY 2022 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

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This program will support the efforts of states, communities, jurisdictions, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education to implement programs and strategies that identify, respond to, treat, and support children, youth, and families impacted by the opioid epidemic, and other substance use disorders, to ensure public safety.

Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Substance Use Prevention Programs

Youth substance use prevention programs aim to promote abstinence from alcohol and illicit drugs and the misuse of over-the-counter drugs. They differ from treatment programs, which focus on youths who have been clinically diagnosed with a substance abuse problem. A variety of approaches have been developed that work with families, schools, and communities to help children and adolescents develop skills and approaches to prevent or...