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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)


Local Authority area:

Dumfries and Galloway

Primary Courts of relevance:

Dumfries & Stranraer

All information provided by:

Dumfries and Galloway Community Justice Partnership

Dumfries and Galloway Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

Interventions suitable for

Those that assessed as suitable, jointly by justice social work and NHS specialist addiction team

Programme title and provider

Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

Details of all Specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

Available and delivered collaboratively with NHS specialist addiction team. The Drug Treatment and Testing Order can be imposed for a duration of six months to three years depending upon presenting need at DTTO assessment stage.

Possible Outcomes

Order is completed. Drug use decreases or ceases, and individuals enter recovery. Links are made with support services and peer support groups if required.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

A specific Drug Treatment and Testing Order assessment is requested by the Court; assessment undertaken with colleagues from drug services.