Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform CORE ISSUE: Decriminalization of mental health and addictive disorders.
Research findings demonstrate that outcomes in community correctional settings are influenced by how well drug and DUI-involved offenders are matched to community based treatment services and criminal justice supervision based on their levels of risks and needs. By classifying offenders into one of four risk/needs quadrants, the tool provides research-based recommendations for the most effective and efficient level of criminal justice supervision and behavioral health care. Courts in more than 30 states have adopted this tool. – See more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/06/10/743534/10138012/en/Treatment-Research-Institute-Announces-Increased-Adoption-of-Court-Risk-and-Needs-Triage-Tool.html#sthash.Ddcol9sW.dpuf