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Missouri FY 2012 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $180,939)

The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program assists states and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities and to create and maintain community-based aftercare services for offenders. The goal of the RSAT Program is to break the cycle of drugs and violence by reducing the demand for, use, and trafficking of illegal drugs. RSAT enhances the capability of states and units of local government to provide residential substance abuse treatment for incarcerated inmates; prepares offenders for their reintegration into the communities from which they came by incorporating reentry planning activities into treatment programs; and assists offenders and their communities through the reentry process through the delivery of community-based treatment and other broad-based aftercare services.

The Missouri Department of Public Safety will implement up to three types of RSAT programs: residential, jail-based, and aftercare and will provide effective, intensive chemical dependency treatment to offenders. The goals are to improve successful reintegration into the community; lower recidivism rates for offenders who complete the program; and develop the inmate's cognitive, behavioral, social, vocational, and other skills to solve the substance abuse and related problems. NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 9, 2012