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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)


Local Authority area:

East Dunbartonshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Glasgow, Paisley, Dunbarton, Airdrie Sheriff Courts

All information provided by:

East Dunbartonshire Community Justice Partnership

East Dunbartonshire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

Interventions suitable for

People on community orders with substance dependency issues

Programme title and provider

(Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

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

A DTTO is a high tariff disposal for individuals with drug problems who might otherwise receive a custodial sentence. DTTO is delivered in partnership with Alcohol and Drugs Recovery Service through a shared Senior Addiction Nurse post.

Possible Outcomes

Reduction in substance misuse and related criminal activity

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

The purpose of a Drug Treatment and testing Order is to target individuals whose offending is a direct result of their drug misuse, for example, those who steal to fund their habit and who are at direct risk of a custodial sentence.