The Adult Drug Court is designed to treat substance abuse issues within the criminal justice system. The main goal of Adult Drug Court is to focus on substance abuse treatment and compliance.
Participants may be sent to Adult Drug Court as a condition of probation or diversion. Participants are expected to comply with probation and follow all requirements. Probation may be extended to maximum term or may be shortened with honorable discharge when completed.
Bristlecone Family Resources is the treatment agency contracted through the 2nd Judicial Court to administer the Adult Drug Court Program.
Adult Drug Court
888 W. Second St.
Reno, NV 89503
Phone (775) 333-7877
Fax (775) 333-7874
Adult Drug Court Staff
James Popovich, CADC
ADC Operations Manager
Julie Klein, B.A., CADC
Mike Ramirez, CADC-Intern
Steve Taylor, LSW, CADC
Participants are subject to random drug and alcohol testing regardless of substance abuse history. Tests may be administered at CMS or Bristlecone.
Adult Drug Court is a minimum of 18 months – 12 months of treatment, then 6 months of aftercare.
Cost is $2000 or $175 per month. Program is completed only after all fees are paid in full.
Court appearances start weekly and can be set out up to monthly depending on the progress of the participant.
Participants are required to be employed or attending vocational training. Transitional living housing options are available.
NO alcohol, NO narcotic pain medication, NO opiates, NO methadone
NONE! (Even with a prescription)