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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Last Reviewed: April 2014

This booklet is a supplement to the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide. It describes the treatment principles and research findings that are especially relevant to criminal justice populations. The booklet has 3 main sections:

  • Research findings related to drug addiction in people involved in the criminal justice system
  • Frequently asked questions about drug abuse treatment for people involved in the criminal justice system
  • A list of websites that provide more information
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National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2014). Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-drug-abuse-treatment-criminal-justice-populations/principles