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Centre for Justice Innovation. Bowen, Phil and Smith, Suzanne and Whitehead, Stephen and Ofori, Aisha (2020) Enhancing the Criminal Court response to substance misuse. Edinburgh: Centre for Justice Innovation.

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Key points
• Evidence suggests substance misuse courts are effective at reducing reoffending and drug and alcohol misuse.
• Practitioners identify key problem-solving features including judicial engagement, fast-tracked treatment, tailored support, and multiagency collaboration.
• “Such a process can motivate and inspire individuals to do better than they thought they were capable of” Sheriff Lindsay Wood, Glasgow Drug Court.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Open Access, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Crime prevention
Date
2020
Pages
8 p.
Publisher
Centre for Justice Innovation
Corporate Creators
Centre for Justice Innovation
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
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