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Court-Mandated Substance Abuse Treatment: Exploring the Ethics and Efficacy

PSYCHIATRY ADVISOR (05/29) – Mandatory treatment is defined as “treatment ordered, motivated, or supervised under the criminal justice system.” Going beyond the more common drug court approaches that offer a person charged with a crime the choice of treatment instead of incarceration, several US states mandate that people with addiction enter treatment against their will, and that trend is expanding. Read more

Further reading:

Does Forced Rehab Work? 

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