There is hope and recovery.
"Drug Courts are the most effective justice intervention for treating drug-addicted people. Drug Court can help reduce drug use, crime, and save money for all involved. Drug Court participants appear regularly before a specially trained judge who oversees their case." -nadcp.org
Chet's REcovery Court allows participants with non-violent convictions to participate in an intensive program, which normally last 18-24 months.
how does the program work?
Progress is monitored by the Judge and multiple court appearances are required
Participants will be required to attend treatment as deemed necessary
Participants will submit frequent drug screens
Participants are rewarded for compliance and may be sanctioned for non-compliance
Who is Eligible?
- 18 years of age or older
- Felons only
- Chemically dependent
- Must be charged in the 8th Judicial District- Campbell, Claiborne, Scott, Union, and Fentress
- Cannot have any violent convictions
- Must be willing to fully participate in the program- Work, NA/AA meetings, Random Drug Screens, IOP/Therapy/Halfway House, Etc.
- Normally Lasts 18 to 24 Months
-Participants who graduate may be relieved of court costs/fines or released from community supervision early.
-Participants who fail to complete the program will returned to the criminal justice system for disposition.
Want to apply?