What does a drug court participant have to do while in Drug Court?

Drug Court participants must comply with numerous restrictions, as well as actively make progress in treating their addictions. At a minimum, participants must attend Drug Court every other week, they must obtain treatment according to a treatment plan prepared by a certified drug dependency treatment provider. Drug Court participants must participate in self-help groups, like Narcotics Anonymous. Drug Court participants must take random drug tests at least once a week. Participants, of course, must remain clean and sober, avoid contact with known drug users, and obey all laws. For all terms and conditions, review the Drug Court Procedures Manual, and the forms on our drug court page. 

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1. How does Drug Court work?
2. What does a drug court participant have to do while in Drug Court?
3. Who determines who is eligible for Drug Court?
4. Who is on the Drug Court Team?
5. How long does Drug Court last?
6. How much does Drug Court cost?
7. What if a participant can't afford to pay for the treatment?
8. Can people charged with violent crimes or sex crimes participate in Drug Court?
9. This sounds like a lot of money to be spending on a bunch of criminals. Is it worth it?
10. This sounds like you'll be holding a lot of extra court hearings. How many more people did Island County have to hire to run a drug court?
11. I know someone who would benefit from Drug Court. Who should I contact for more information?