This 2016 report by the National Drug Court Institute is an educational publication about prescription drug misuse for court professionals. It includes discussions about commonly misused or addictive prescription drugs including opioids, sedatives, and stimulants; how to identify individual who may have a prescription drug misuse problem; and an overview of treatment options.
Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Drug Court Practitioner Fact Sheet: Understanding and Detecting Prescription Drug Misuse and Misuse Disorders
An overview of prescription drug misuse for judicial professionals including treatment court personnel