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Massachusetts Buyer Diversion Treatment Alternative Program 

06-22-2018 09:56

Program Description

In Massachusetts, Byrne JAG funds support the Buyer Diversion Treatment Alternative (BDTA) program, currently operating in four counties. Funds support partnerships between each county’s District Attorney and local police departments to provide funding for treatment beds. “Funds allow the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office to engage a Licensed Clinician from Bay State Community Services who will provide clinical assessments, personalized treatment plans and intensive wrap around services for program participants.”

Agency and Program Information

Additional Resource(s)

(Press Release) Baker-Polito Administration and Norfolk County DA’s Office Announce Treatment and Diversion Partnership Pilot for Low Level Substance Misuse Offenses (2018)


Keywords

Recovery; Substance Abuse; Case Management; Law Enforcement; Policing

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#Alternatives_to_Incarceration_Substance_Use_Disorders
#Substance_Abuse_Screening_Assessment_or_Treatment
#Massachusetts

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