Hamilton County Drug Recovery Court

The mission of the Hamilton County Drug Recovery Court is to reduce recidivism through breaking the cycle of addiction and by enhancing the offenders’ likelihood of success in our community.  


The goal of the Hamilton County Drug Recovery Court is to promote public safety and individual responsibility, to reduce crime, and to improve the quality of life for its participants and their families.


The Drug Recovery Court has operated through the Hamilton County Criminal Court since 2005.  However, starting in 2018, the Hamilton County General Sessions Court started its own program.  More information on the Sessions Recovery Court may be found here.

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Hamilton County Drug Court

What is the Drug Recovery Court?

For information about the background and history of the Hamilton County Drug Recovery Court, please click here.  


For more information about the Sessions Recovery Court, please click here.

Drug Recovery Court Documents

Please  click here for some of the more common documents used in the Drug Recovery Court, including the Participant Handbook and Participant Contract.

For documents specifically related to the Sessions Recovery Court, please click here as well.

Drug Recovery Court Team Members

Please click here for information about our multidisciplinary team in the Drug Recovery Court.


For more information about the team members in the Sessions Recovery Court, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions for the Drug Recovery Court

Do you have questions about the Hamilton County Drug Recovery Court, what it is, or how to be a part of it?  Please click here for answers to basic questions involving the Drug Recovery Court.

The Drug Recovery Court In Action . . . .

Admission

Hamilton County Criminal Court - Second Division

The process for admitting new participants to the Drug Recovery Court, including eligibility standards

Removal from the Drug Recovery Court

Criminal Court Chattanooga

Guidelines relating to when and how a participant may be removed from the Drug Recovery Court program


Media

Hamilton County Drug Court

Media articles involving the
Hamilton County Drug Recovery Court

Do you have other questions?