Q: Is there a way to get court ordered rehab services?
I have a family member that has several traffic infractions and has overdosed on atleast 6 occasions where the paramedics showed up. Plus a recent drug charge. She does not go to her court hears, get warrants and when getting caught they allow her to release herself on ROR, knowing she has skipped several court before. Is there a way to get her the help she needs by getting court ordered rehab services? I dont want her to be keep being released and putting her life in danger. She has not came to the step where she knows she needs help on her own yet.
A: Drug counseling may be ordered as a probation condition at the end of the case. Additionally, the court she is in may have a drug court program. I would call the probation department for the court to ask what services may be available. Sadly, with the cost of treatment services may not be as available as you hope.
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