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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Community Corrections

Offender Substance Abuse

Outpatient - Provides substance abuse treatment for offenders who maintain residence and employment in the community. Services are provided on a variety of intensity levels including individual, group or family sessions along with drug education classes.

Non-Secure - Non-secure substance abuse treatment is a six-month program consisting of a two-month intensive treatment component followed by a four-month employment/re-entry component.

Secure - This long-term treatment program involves a structured, live-in, non-hospital environment focusing upon all aspects of substance abuse rehabilitation including vocational and educational programs. This therapeutic community consists of up to twelve months of intensive treatment and up to six months of an employment and re-entry component.

Total Offenders Participating in Community-Based Substance Abuse Programs
FY 2008-2009

Modality 1 = 2,563 or 52.3%; Modality 2 = 820 or 16.7%; Programming Center = 1,519 or 30.9%

Total Inmates Participating in Institutional-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
FY 2008-2009

(For definition of modalities, click here.)

Inmates ID as needing substance abuse treatment = 65,706 or 65.1%; Inmates not ID as needing substance abuse treatment = 35,188 or 34.9%