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Gerra, Gilberto and Clark, Nicolas C. [UNODC] . (2009) From coercion to cohesion: treating drug dependence through health care, not punishment. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 28 p.

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Contents
• Drug treatment as an alternative to criminal justice sanctions—a public health approach as supported by the drug control conventions p.1
• The scientific case for treatment as an alternative to criminal justice sanctions p.2
• Forms of persuasion used in treatment p.4
• Criminal justice system treatment referrals: Alternatives to imprisonment for drug users and drug dependent persons p.5
• Compulsory treatment: treatment in the absence of the right of refusal p.8
• Specialist drug courts as compared to the general criminal justice system p.9
• In conclusion p.10
• References p.12


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Other
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Crime prevention, Rehabilitation/Recovery, AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:UNODC
Date:2009
Pages:28 p.
Publisher:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Place of Publication:Vienna
Notes:Discussion paper based on a scientific workshop held in Vienna from 28 to 30 October 2009.
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Supply reduction policy
MM-MO Crime and law > Law enforcement and the justice system
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method
T Demographic characteristics > Offender
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system
MM-MO Crime and law > Criminal penalty
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Natural history of substance use > Recovery
VA Geographic area > International aspects
L Social psychology and related concepts > Mode of participation > Involuntary (mandatory) participation
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Harm reduction policy

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