North Carolina Recovery Courts are designed to assist chemically dependent offenders with their court ordered treatment plans.
Recovery Courts handle chemically dependent individuals in adult criminal court, juvenile, and abuse, neglect and dependency cases. Recovery Courts also serve veterans and people with mental health issues who find themselves in court. The program offers individualized treatment plans which include counseling, supervision, drug testing, sanctions, and incentives for meeting recovery goals.
Works with parent(s) / guardian(s) who are in danger of losing custody of their children due to abuse or neglect charges.
To help ensure offenders who are addicted to drugs and / or alcohol receive treatment to become healthy, law abiding community members.
Focuses on juvenile delinquency matters and status offenses that involve substance-using youths.
DWI treatment court helps drug or alcohol dependent offenders change their behavior after being arrested for driving while impaired.
Mental Health Court facilitates cooperation between the state mental health system, mental health service providers, and the court.
Veterans treatment court helps veterans involved in the justice system due to mental health disorders, trauma, and substance use.
Publications, Reports, and Resources
Annual Report on North Carolina’s Drug Treatment Courts (N.C.G.S. §7A-801).
Judicial leadership is essential in implementing and maintaining a drug treatment court (DTC).
Materials from the October 29-30, 2018, Conference in Greensboro, NC.
Volume 1 from 2018 Text Revision, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
Volume 2 from 2018 Text Revision, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
View Recovery Courts available by county in North Carolina.
Yolonda Woodhouse Telephone(919) 890-1202
Mailing AddressPO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602
Physical Address901 Corporate Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607