Drug arrest statistics are available through the Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Information and data on the amount of money spent on the purchase of illegal drugs can be found in What America's Users Spend on Illegal Drugs, 2006–2016, a report from the RAND Corporation completed with funding support from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Information about funding opportunities for drug prevention efforts can be accessed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Grants website.
To stay informed about funding opportunities from the Office of Justice Programs, sign up for the twice monthly electronic newsletter, JUSTINFO. Additionally, you can subscribe to the weekly Funding News from NCJRS email message disseminated by our National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS).
You can also sign up to receive funding announcements from other federal agencies through the Manage Subscriptions page on the Grants.gov website.
Information about juvenile drug courts is accessible in the Juvenile Drug Courts Practice Profile on the CrimeSolutions website.
See the following resources to learn more about juvenile drug court efforts and activities:
The Drug Courts Special Feature section of our website provides information and resources about drug courts. Also view Drug Courts, a resource from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, National Institute of Justice, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), as well as OJJDP's In Focus: Drug Courts fact sheet.
Visit the following sites for further information on drug courts:
Information about drug court funding can be found on the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program section of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) website. When available, funding opportunities from BJA and other Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) program offices can be found on the Current Funding Opportunities page. Opportunities from OJP and other federal agencies are also posted on the Grants.gov website when available.
To stay informed when funding opportunities are released from OJP offices on this and other topics, subscribe to the weekly Funding News from NCJRS email. You can also sign up for JUSTINFO, our electronic newsletter sent out twice each month.
To learn more about drug courts, see the Drug Courts Special Feature section of our site.
The Maps section of the National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) website provides information about drug courts throughout the United States. NDCRC is a project supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Also see Drug Courts, a resource produced by BJA, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Drug Courts Special Feature section of our site for additional information.
Created by the Office of Justice Programs and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice, the CrimeSolutions website uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policymakers about what works in justice-related programs and practices. Visit the Courts section of the site to view research on program effectiveness reviewed and rated by CrimeSolutions Researchers and Reviewers.
Also visit the Courts section of our site for additional publications and resources.
Information on the health effects of prenatal substance abuse is available on the Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse: Prenatal Effects section of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website.
Statistics on heroin use by juveniles in the United States are available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System website and the Monitoring the Future website. For data on heroin use, see the Self-report Behaviors section of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Statistical Briefing Book.