- Court Business
- Clerk's Office
- Hours & Contact Information
- Mission and Vision
- District Information
- Education Program
- Electronic Reporting System
- Family Support Program
- Federal Public Defender's Office
- Money Smart Program
- Probation Job Opportunities
- Project Home
- Restoration of Rights
- Speakers Bureau
- Treatment Services
- Veterans' Program
- Jobs Tool Kit
- Workforce Development Program
- Pretrial Services
- Criminal Justice Act (CJA)
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
- Appointed Counsel Fees and Expenses (Civil)
- Disciplinary Enforcement Rules
- Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedures
- Certificate of Good Standing
- Information Regarding Entry of Default
- Pro Bono Service Opportunity
- Courtroom WiFi Service
- Rule 13.05 Open Forum - Webinar and Materials
- Pro Se
- E-Pro Se / Self Help Document Preparation
- Resource Center
- Civil Complaint
- Employment Discrimination
- Prisoner Civil Rights
- Social Security Complaint
- 2241 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus
- 2254 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus
- 2255 Motion to Vacate
- Lawyer Referral and Information Service
- Basics Concerning Discovery
- About the Court
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Treatment
What does my participation in a substance abuse program cost?
Services for substance abuse counseling/testing and mental health counseling are provided by the Pretrial Services office unless otherwise determined by the Court.
What is substance abuse counseling?
Typically, substance abuse counseling will consist half hour sessions between the individual and their counselor at the vendor’s location. The supervising Pretrial Services Officer can allocate up to four individual sessions per month for any defendant.
What is substance abuse testing?
Substance abuse testing consists of a defendant submitting to randomly announced urine collections which are observed by employees of the vendor providing the service or by a Pretrial Services officer if the test is required during an office visit. The supervising Pretrial Services Office can allocate up to four random urine tests per month for any defendant in a substance abuse testing program.
Where is my substance abuse provider located?
Every attempt is made to locate a vendor near the defendant’s residence or place of employment to facilitate the defendant’s successful participation in their substance abuse program. Should a defendant require directions or additional information regarding their program plan and/or location, they should contact their supervising officer immediately.
What is inpatient treatment?
Inpatient treatment is necessary for defendant’s who have continually tested positive for the presence of illicit substances and who are struggling with their substance abuse programs. An appropriate inpatient facility will be determined by the defendant’s supervising officer should it become apparent that intensive treatment is necessary.
A defendant could also be referred to inpatient treatment when released on bond.
What if I test positive for an illegal substance?
Testing positive for drug use is a violation of conditions of release and as such, a violation would be submitted to the Court which could result in revocation of release.
Where is my mental health provider located?
Every attempt is made to locate a vendor near the defendant’s residence or place of employment to facilitate the defendant’s successful participation in their mental health program. Should a defendant require directions or additional information regarding their program plan and/or location, they should contact their supervising officer immediately.
Are there any services for my family available?
Pretrial will make appropriate community referrals if requested. However, our office does not provide services to families of those under supervision.
Who do I contact to schedule an appointment for treatment?
If a substance abuse counseling and treatment or mental health treatment is ordered as a condition of a defendant’s release, the supervising pretrial services officer will direct the individual as to when to call the treatment center and who to talk to. If the defendant misplaces this information, they should contact their supervising officer immediately.