Aberdeen City Council Criminal Justice Service provide a number of drug treatment programmes for offenders with a substance abuse problem.
Criminal Justice Drug Services provide the following services:Arrest ReferralPeople arrested for drug-related offences can voluntarily refer themselves for an assessment for appropriate services through Grampian Police.Criminal Justice / Substance Misuse ServiceNHS Grampian and Criminal Justice offer a joint treatment programme intended to reduce drug use and further offending. The service provides assessment, counselling and support, information and referrals for further treatment to people who are already receiving a Criminal Justice Service.Drug Treatment and Testing Orders (DTTO)Criminal Justice Drug Services are responsible for providing court ordered treatment and monitoring of drug use in partnership with NHS Grampian.Mandatory Drug TestingA pilot scheme where anyone over 16 arrested for certain offences will be tested for drugs. Individuals who test positive will be required to attend a drugs assessment. The scheme is operated jointly by Aberdeen City Council, NHS Grampian and Grampian Police.