FCI Coleman Low Substance Abuse Programs

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Freedom from Drugs Course


This is a drug abuse education course designed to provide information about the consequences of drug/alcohol abuse and addiction. Participation in this course may be either mandatory or voluntary.

Mandatory Participation


An inmate is required to participate in the Choice and Change course if he has been sentenced or returned to custody as a violator after September 30, 1991, and it is determined that:

  1. There is evidence in the PSI that alcohol or other drug use contributed to the commission of the instant offense;
  2. Alcohol or other drug use was a reason for violation either of supervised release, including parole, or CCC placement for which the inmate is now incarcerated; OR
  3. The inmate was recommended for drug programming during incarceration by the sentencing judge.


Voluntary Participation


An inmate may request to participate voluntarily in the Choice and Change course by submitting an “Inmate Request to Staff Member” form to the DAP Psychologist.

Non-residential Drug Abuse Treatment Services


Participation in non-residential drug abuse treatment programs is voluntary. An inmate may be referred by Unit and/or Drug Treatment staff, or an inmate may apply for services by submitting an “Inmate Request to Staff Member” form to the DAP Psychologist.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP)


Participation in the RDAP is voluntary. An inmate must meet the criteria for acceptance as outlined in the Psychology Treatment Programs Manual. An inmate may request an eligibility interview by submitting an “Inmate Request to Staff Member” form to the DAP Coordinator.

Self-help Programs


These programs include Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and other groups provided by Correctional Counselors.

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