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.
Family Drug Treatment Court
Works with parent(s) / guardian(s) who are in danger of losing custody of their children due to abuse or neglect charges.
Adult Drug Treatment Court
To help ensure offenders who are addicted to drugs and / or alcohol receive treatment to become healthy, law abiding community members.
Youth Drug Treatment Court
Focuses on juvenile delinquency matters and status offenses that involve substance-using youths.
DWI Treatment Court
DWI treatment court helps drug or alcohol dependent offenders change their behavior after being arrested for driving while impaired.
Mental Health Court
Mental Health Court facilitates cooperation between the state mental health system, mental health service providers, and the court.
Veterans Treatment Court
Veterans treatment court helps veterans involved in the justice system due to mental health disorders, trauma, and substance use.
Publications, Reports, and Resources
Drug Treatment Court Legislative Report
Annual Report on North Carolina’s Drug Treatment Courts (N.C.G.S. §7A-801).
Drug Treatment Court Guidelines
Judicial leadership is essential in implementing and maintaining a drug treatment court (DTC).
North Carolina T.E.A.M.S. Building Recovery 2018 Statewide Conference Materials
Materials from the October 29-30, 2018, Conference in Greensboro, NC.
Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards Vol. 1
Volume 1 from 2018 Text Revision, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards Vol. II
Volume 2 from 2018 Text Revision, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
North Carolina Recovery Courts Map
View Recovery Courts available by county in North Carolina.
Mailing AddressPO Box 2448
Raleigh, NC 27602
Physical Address901 Corporate Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607