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File #: 17-4453    Version: 1 Name: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 7/18/2017 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/13/2017 Final action: 9/13/2017
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County Grantor: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: The Cook County Suburban Municipal Districts Drug Court Service Enhancement Program will build the County's capacity to help drug-addicted program participants in three suburban drug treatment courts in Cook County. Grant Amount: $324,811.00 Grant Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2018 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: NA Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all the requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Cook County Suburban Municipal Districts Drug Court Service Enhancement Program (DCSEP) will build the court's capacity to help program participants as follows: assess needs, offer practical recovery supports, ...
Indexes: TIMOTHY C. EVANS, Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County

Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County

Grantor: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Request: Authorization to accept grant

Purpose: The Cook County Suburban Municipal Districts Drug Court Service Enhancement Program will build the County's capacity to help drug-addicted program participants in three suburban drug treatment courts in Cook County.

Grant Amount: $324,811.00

Grant Period: 9/30/2017 - 9/29/2018

Fiscal Impact: None

Accounts: NA

Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all the requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

Summary: The Cook County Suburban Municipal Districts Drug Court Service Enhancement Program (DCSEP) will build the court's capacity to help program participants as follows: assess needs, offer practical recovery supports, reduce financial and access barriers to treatment through integration of clinical case management with health literacy and health insurance assistance, and strengthen client outcomes through targeted evidence-based medication-assisted and residential treatment services. The program will be implemented in three suburban drug treatment courts in Cook County: 1) the Fourth Municipal District (Maywood), 2) the Fifth Municipal District (Bridgeview), and 3) the Sixth Municipal District (Markham).

The purpose of the Suburban Municipal Districts DCSEP is to increase the number of suburban drug court participants who graduate successfully from the program and achieve stable recovery and affect the long-term health and safety needs of these individuals and their communities. Participants in the program will include adult men and women (age 18 and older) who are arrested/charged with new non-violent, drug-related felony offenses and are diagnosed with substance use disorders. It is antic...

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