Knox County Tennessee

Recovery Court (RC)

An adult drug court is a specially designed docket with a goal to achieve a reduction in recidivism and substance abuse among drug-involved adult offenders in the community. Recovery Court seeks to increase the offender's likelihood of successful recovery through continuous, intense judicially-supervised treatment, mandatory periodic drug testing, community supervision, and use of appropriate sanctions and other rehabilitation services.

Welcome to Knox Recovery Court And Knox County Veterans Treatment Court

Knox Recovery Court now has a special track for veterans in our Knox County Veterans Treatment Court (KCVTC) track.

Representatives from the Knox County Veterans Treatment Court attended the very first National Veterans Treatment Court Conference in December 2013 held in Washington, D. C. Four representatives from Knoxville attended. We especially want to thank the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Administrative Office of the Courts for the assistance with the training.

The KCVTC also became operational in December 2013.

The Knox Recovery Court will continue to provide the evidence-based services to its Recovery Court participants. The well trained, dedicated Recovery Court staff has gotten the Knox Recovery Court is notoriety of superior service that the Knox Recovery Court is now known for.

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