Chronic Substance Abuse

This program is designed to address the supervision and treatment needs of offenders with chronic drug and/or alcohol problems. The officers assigned to this program have specialized training in the area of substance abuse and supervise a limited caseload to ensure program compliance.

Eligibility
This program is available for offenders that have demonstrated a recurring problem with the abuse of drugs and/or alcohol.

Supervision Requirements
The offender will undergo a complete substance abuse evaluation by a state licensed drug and alcohol treatment provider to determine the appropriate level of care. The offender’s treatment attendance and progress is monitored for compliance: non-compliance by an offender is dealt with swiftly by the supervising officer. The offender will submit to random drug testing to ensure abstinence.

Program Phases
Phase I
Requirements include 1 personal contact per week, random drug testing, collateral contacts, maintain stable residence, actively searching for employment or enrollment in training/educational program, comply with treatment plan, actively searching for employment or enrollment in training/educational program and remain substance fee.

Phase II
Requirements include biweekly personal contact, random drug testing, collateral contacts, maintain stable residence, comply with treatment plan, actively searching for employment or enrollment in training/educational program or performing community service on a weekly basis and remain substance free.

Phase III
Requirements include monthly personal contact, random drug testing, collateral contacts, maintain stable residence, comply with treatment plan, actively searching for employment or enrollment in training/educational program or performing community service on a weekly basis and remain substance free. Provided the offender demonstrates compliance with all conditions and remains abstinent, the offender may be placed on general supervision for the remainder of their sentence.