First Judicial District Felony Recovery Court
Families Free holds the contract for the First Judicial District Felony Recovery Court, which serves both males and females who are at high risk for recidivism and have a high need. Individuals are clinically assessed for recidivism potential, substances use disorder, mental health disorder, environmental concerns, and familial relationships for acceptance into the program.
Families Free provides evidenced-based holistic treatment for individuals involved with the criminal justice system rooted in substance use; this includes intensive outpatient services, gender-specific trauma groups for males/females, outpatient groups/individuals, yoga, parenting education, and family therapy. Clients are provided access to psychiatric evaluations including medication support and training.
Research demonstrates recovery courts reduce crime, save money, and restore families.