At the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), all of the grant-making components are in some way involved in weakening the link between substance abuse and crime. They are involved in many collaborative efforts to address this problem, as it affects areas ranging from housing and work life to families and health. Learn more about OJP efforts and resources related to this topic below.
Programs & Initiatives
Following are examples of programs and initiatives from OJP and the OJP program offices related to this topic:
- Adult Drug Court Grant Program
- Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program
- Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
- Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program
Training & Technical Assistance
Visit the following sites to learn about training and technical assistance services from and supported by OJP program offices:
Frequently Asked Questions
Operated by the National Institute of Justice, the CrimeSolutions website uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. Visit the Drugs & Substance Abuse section of the site to view research on program effectiveness reviewed and rated by CrimeSolutions Researchers and Reviewers.
Also visit the Drugs & Substance Abuse of our site for additional publications and resources.
Statistics on alcohol use by juveniles in the United States are available on the following sites: