RD27 - Substance Abuse Services Council Report on Treatment Programs for FY 2019 – December 1, 2019
This report summarizes information from the three executive branch agencies that provide substance abuse treatment services: The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and the Department of Corrections (DOC). These agencies share the common goals of increasing abstinence from alcohol and other drug use and reducing criminal behavior. All of the agencies included in this report are invested in providing evidenced-based treatment to their populations within the specific constraints each has on its ability to provide effective treatment services. In this report, the following information is detailed concerning each of these three agencies’ substance abuse treatment programs:
1. Amount of funding spent for the program in FY 2019;
As used in this document, treatment means those services directed toward individuals with identified substance abuse or dependence disorders and does not include prevention services. This report provides information for Fiscal Year 2019, which covers the period from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
Treatment Programs for FY2019
This report provides focused data on specific outcomes. Every opioid overdose death represents many affected individuals (see Figure 1), and every individual who commits a crime associated with substance misuse represents many others who are also involved. Many of these individuals are struggling with functional impairment and this is reflected in decreased workforce participation,(*1) negative impact on the economy,(*2) the potential for explosive dissemination of blood borne diseases,(*3) and recidivism.