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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Institutional Drug Programs

Institutional Drug Programs

  • The pie chart below shows that of those inmates receiving Substance Abuse treatment in FY 2005-06, 71.3% received Modality 1 (outpatient) treatment.

  • The bar chart below shows that for those inmates released in FY 2003-04 who had been in Substance Abuse treatment programs, 64.9%, of those who successfully completed Outpatient (Modality 1) programs, 66.2% who completed Therapeutic Community (Modality 2) programs, and 89.7% who completed the Program Center have had no recommitment to a Florida state prison or supervision within two years after release.
Total Inmates Participating
in Institutional-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
FY 2005-06
*Total = 7,220
Programing Center (11.4%), Modality 2 (17.3%), Modality 1 (71.3%)

Recommitment Rates Within Two Years After Release (in FY 2003-04) for Successful Completions of Inmate Substance Abuse Programs
Outpatient (Modality 1): Prison - 29.3%; Supervision - 5.7%; No Recommitment - 64.9%.  Therapeutic Community (Modality 2): Prison - 27.9%; Supervision - 5.9%; No Recommitment - 66.2%. (Program Center): Prison - 8.8%; Supervision - 1.5%; No Recommitment - 89.7%.
  • Per the pie chart below, 63.9% (56,392) of total inmate population (88,266) on July 1, 2006 have been consistently screened to be in need of substance abuse treatment services.

  • Approximately 2,117 substance abuse treatment slots were available on July 1, 2006.
In-Prison Substance Abuse
Percent of Inmates in Need of Treatment
63.9% in need of treatment