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File #: 18-5232    Version: 1 Name: Federal Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 8/10/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/12/2018 Final action: 9/12/2018
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Office of the Chief Judge Grantor: Federal Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: To enhance two drug treatment courts in northern Cook County, the Second Municipal District in Skokie and the Third Municipal District in Rolling Meadows Grant Amount: $1,199,637.00 Grant Period: Three years, 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021 Fiscal Impact: None, no matching funds required Accounts: Not applicable Concurrences: Budget and Management Services has received all requisite documents, and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Cook County North Suburban Municipal Districts Drug Court Service Enhancement Program builds upon the court's capacity to help program participants: assessing needs, offering practical recovery supports, reducing financial and access barr...
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: Office of the Chief Judge

Grantor: Federal Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Request: Authorization to accept grant

Purpose: To enhance two drug treatment courts in northern Cook County, the Second Municipal District in Skokie and the Third Municipal District in Rolling Meadows

Grant Amount: $1,199,637.00

Grant Period: Three years, 9/30/2018 - 9/29/2021

Fiscal Impact: None, no matching funds required

Accounts: Not applicable

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

Summary: The Cook County North Suburban Municipal Districts Drug Court Service Enhancement Program builds upon the court's capacity to help program participants: assessing needs, offering practical recovery supports, reducing financial and access barriers to treatment through integration of clinical case management with health literacy and health insurance assistance, and strengthening client outcomes through targeted evidence-based medication-assisted and residential treatment services. Enhancement programs were implemented last year in three suburban drug treatment courts in Cook County: the Fourth Municipal District (Maywood), Fifth Municipal District (Bridgeview), and Sixth Municipal District (Markham). This program expands enhancements to the Second Municipal District (Skokie) and the Third Municipal District (Rolling Meadows). All five of the suburban Cook County drug courts are now supported by Federal SAMHSA program grants.

The purpose of the program is to increase the number of suburban drug court participants who graduate successfully 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...

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