Substance Abuse Programs Gardnerville NV

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Tahoe Turning Point Inc
(530) 541-4594
2494 Lake Tahoe Boulevard B5
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
El Dorado County Alc and Drug Progs
(530) 573-4372
1900 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Tahoe Youth and Family Services
(775) 782-4202
1422 Mission Street
Gardnerville, NV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

Tiffani Lindsay
(866) 331-4206
Gardnerville, NV
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Tahoe Turning PointInc. Treatment Center:main Office
1415 Kellerrd. P.O. Box 17509
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Treatment Focus
Co-Occurring Disorders
Special Needs
Dual Diagnosis (CA)Criminal Justice
Payment Option
Residential Inpatient

Alpine County
(530) 694-1816
75 Diamond Valley Road
Markleeville, CA
 
Sierra Recovery Center
(530) 541-5440
921 Macinaw Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Tahoe Youth and Family Services
(530) 541-2445
1422 Mission Street
Gardnerville, NV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

Tahoe Turning Point Inc Treatment Center Main Office
(530) 541-4594
2494 Lake Tahoe Boulevard B5, P.O. Box 17509
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Men, Criminal justice clients

Tahoe Turning Point Inc
(530) 544-2561
1415 Keller Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

Drug Courts Proving Effective in Reducing Crime, Substance Abuse - Addicted

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Monday, October 26, 1998 Like many other judges across the nation, Judge John Schwartz was unhappy with the lack of success that his city, Rochester, NY and its criminal courts were having in rehabilitating drug offenders. "I saw that the work that we were doing through the usual means with the drug-addiction cases that were clogging our criminal courts was not working," he says.

The year was 1993, and Schwartz had heard about a new innovation called drug courts. Opting for treatment instead of purely punitive measures, the handful of drug courts then in operation had begun to report some rather impressive results reflected in recidivism rates that were much lower than those of traditional defendants and probationers who had been convicted for comparable crimes related to drug addiction.

These courts had adopted a new approach emphasizing treatment of drug-addicted defendants instead of purely punitive measures, and the outcomes were starting to attract attention. They certainly caught Schwartz's. That year, Schwartz attended an informal conference at the nation's first drug court, in Miami, "and I came back to Rochester convinced that it would work."

The Rochester Drug Court opened for business in January, 1995, and today Schwartz reports that his initial conviction was correct: It works. Now that the court has been operating for nearly four years, its success is measurable. According to Schwartz, the court has "graduated" 250 people from its two-year treatment program and only 5 percent have been re-arrested.

Because of the success of drug courts like the one in Rochester, the 1996 Federal Crime Bill recognized the importance of their more therapeutic approach and made start-up funds available. As a result, their numbers have mushroomed. Today, according to the Drug Court Clearinghouse and Technical Assistance Project (DCCTAP), which is operated by the Justice Department's drug-courts program office, there are more than 200 drug courts in the U.S. with many more set to open or in the planning stages.

The development of these courts is a reflection of an evolution in thinking about the relationships between drugs, addiction, crime, punishment, and treatment. A 1995 study by the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Institute of Justice showed quite conclusively that the link between drug use and crime is even stronger than most people suspected. The study found that more than half of male defendants and more than 40 percent of female defendants in 23 cities were under the influence of at least one drug at the time of their arrest.

While the findings of the report revealed the extent of the troubling relationship between drugs and crime, it also cast into harsh light the wisdom of the criminal justice system's response in dealing with drug-dependent criminals. Typically, defendants convicted of drug offenses ar...

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