Kentucky Drug Court seeks to intervene and break the cycle of substance abuse, addiction and crime by coordinating the efforts of the judiciary, prosecution, defense bar, probation, law enforcement and mental health, social services and treatment providers.
For more information visit: www.courts.ky.gov/stateprograms
Adult Drug Court
While incarceration removes individuals from their drug-abusing lifestyles for a period of time,
addicts who don't receive treatment, education and life-skills training often return to the same cycle of drug use and criminal activity. Drug Court helps combat those problems through a supervised program that successfully combines a strong treatment component with the legal weight of law enforcement.
Misdemeanor District Court
The Pretrial Diversion Program is designed to help defendants before they develop long-term, destructive behavior. The program is successful in giving offenders a second chance while recognizing their obligations to their victims, their
communities and themselves.