Drug Treatment Court Celebrates Five Graduates
Monday, April 3rd Judge Kimberly Childs presided over the Cobb County Drug Treatment Court Graduation which was held in the Ceremonial Courtroom of Superior Court. Many were in attendance to celebrate the five graduates and to see the evidence of lives transformed because of their hard work and because of the structure and services of the Drug Treatment Court.
The participants successfully completed the five-phase program which focuses on treatment of substance use disorders for non-violent individuals who have found themselves in the criminal justice system and who need help to overcome their addictions.
One of the graduates said, “Before drug court, I didn’t have any time management or care for anything. It was very hectic, and the drug use didn’t help at all. My life today is completely different. I wake up every morning with a plan and I feel I have a purpose. I am a healthy part of society and I’m bringing something positive to my community now.”
The Drug Treatment Court is an 18–24-month program which provides accountability and supervision along with a rigorous treatment program focused on fostering a lifetime of sobriety and positive reintegration to the community. During the program, participants receive individualized case management services and treatment as well as connection to community resources to help them succeed in all areas of their life.
Upon successful completion, current criminal charges may be dismissed or reduced. The Drug Treatment Court program is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to participant success.
For more information about Cobb County Drug Treatment Court, please contact Porsha Middlebrook, DTC Coordinator.
Porsha Middlebrook - 770.528.1933; firstname.lastname@example.org