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Technical Assistance Centers

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The National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System fosters the development and implementation of a comprehensive program of information dissemination, knowledge application and technical assistance strategies to promote organizational and systems change at the national, state and local levels

Link temporarily removed - 12/26/2006

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The TAPA Center for Jail Diversion addresses the Technical Assistance and Policy Analysis needs of communities in developing programs to divert people with mental illness from jail into community-based treatment and supports.  It is part of the Targeted Capacity Expansion (TCE) Grants for Jail Diversion Program and a branch of the National GAINS Center.

go to Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs) work to improve addiction treatment by providing development services to the addiction workforce, including focus on education, cultural competency, assessment, networks, and resource development.

Featured Publications


CSAT Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIPs)

TIPs are consensus-based guidelines developed by clinical, research, and administrative experts in the field. To find online versions of SAMHSA's TIPs, please go to the National Library of Medicine's Health Services/Technology Assessment Text collection.  Select the "Contents" button in the upper toolbar. All current TIPs are listed in the Index under "T."

  • TIP 7: Screening and Assessment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Among Adults

  • TIP 12: Combining Substance Abuse Treatment With Intermediate Sanctions for Adults in the Criminal Justice System

  • TIP 17: Planning for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System

  • TIP 19: Detoxification From Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • TIP 21: Combining Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment With Diversion for Juveniles in the Justice System

  • TIP 23: Treatment Drug Courts: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment with Legal Case Processing

  • TIP 30: Continuity of Offender Treatment for Substance Use Disorders From Institution to Community

download PDF file nowIntegrating Substance Abuse Treatment and the Juvenile Justice System (1999) , Missouri Office of State Courts Administrator (OSCA)

From SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
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From SAMHSA's Office of Applied Studies (OAS)
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Substance Abuse Treatment in Adult and Juvenile Correctional Facilities (2000)

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Marijuana Use and Delinquent Behaviors Among Youths

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OAS Reports by SAMHSA Matrix of Program Priorities: Criminal & Juvenile Justice

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OAS Reports on Criminal Justice System, Crime or Delinquency



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SAMHSA's Conference and Events

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National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: Conference Calendar

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National Mental Health Information Center: Conference Calendar



File Date: 2/12/2009