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Substance Abuse and Treatment of Adults on Probation, 1995

NCJ Number
Date Published
March 1998
15 pages
Publication Series
This 1995 Survey of Adults on Probation (SAP) found nearly 70 percent of probationers reported past drug use, 32 percent said they used illegal drugs in the month before their offense, and 14 percent were on drugs when they committed their offense.

Presents data from the 1995 Survey of Adults on Probation concerning probationers' use of alcohol and illegal drugs and substance abuse treatment they received. Numeric tables present data on prior alcohol and drug abuse by type of drug, type of offense, severity of prior substance abuse, and offender sex, age, and race. Data on the incidence of various alcohol/drug-related behaviors, such as domestic disputes and driving under the influence, are also included. This BJS Special Report also presents numeric tables on the prevalence of alcohol dependence, as well as the frequency of drug testing and types of treatment during probation.

Date Published: March 1, 1998