The Appalachian Family Drug Court is a program designed to facilitate the treatment and rehabilitation of parents whose children have been or are in danger of being removed from their custody due to unresolved substance abuse issues.
The mission of the Family Drug Court is to stop abuse of drugs and alcohol, while at the same time, preserving and reuniting families.
The Family Drug Court is a voluntary, intensive two year program serving serves Fannin, Gilmer and Pickens counties.
The Court utilizes bi-monthly judicial reviews, weekly counseling and random drug screening in the detection and prevention of illegal drug use by the parents enrolled in the program.
The Family Drug Court Team consists of:
- Juvenile Court Judge
- Family Drug Court Coordinator
- Special Appointed Attorney General
- Attorney for the Parents
- Case Manager
- Treatment Providers