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Juvenile drug courts

OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Solicitation

May 2022

Held on May 9, 2022, this grant solicitation webinar assisted eligible applicants interested in applying for the OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Solicitation. This webinar provided a general overview of the program, the goals and objectives, a discussion about the application process, and a Q&A opportunity for participants.

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.

OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program

Closing Date
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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 Drug Treatment Courts Training and Technical Assistance Program

Closing Date
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This program will fund training and technical assistance to states, state and local courts, units of local government, and governments that will build their capacity to develop, maintain, and enhance drug courts for individuals who misuse substances or have substance use disorders and/or co-occurring mental health disorders.

Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

Overview

Juvenile Drug Treatments Courts (JDTCs) are specialized courts for youth with substance use or co-occurring disorders who come into contact with the juvenile justice systems.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program provides resources to state, local, and Tribal governments to create and enhance juvenile drug court programs for youth...

OJJDP Observes National Drug Court Month

2021 - May is National Drug Court Month

May is National Drug Court Month. In the past year, there were more than 20 million people age 12 and older with a substance abuse disorder. OJJDP funds drug courts that help youth and families overcome the effects of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. 

OJJDP awarded more than $26 million to drug court programs nationwide in fiscal year 2020. OJJDP has recently announced...