Adult Drug Court

Start Date: 
The Columbia County Adult Drug Treatment Court works to promote public safety by providing comprehensive services to nonviolent individuals whose crimes are linked to substance abuse disorder in an effort to diminish their dependence on drugs and reduce their criminal behavior, thus reducing the costs of prosecution and incarceration by transforming individuals into positive, contributing members of the community. The Columbia County Adult Drug Treatment Court objectives are the decrease the number of drug-related crimes, thereby increasing community safety and ultimately reducing the financial and emotional impact of substance abuse. This court-supervised treatment program will use evidence-based practices, intensive case management and treatment in order to hold participants accountable while providing opportunities for positive change. The Treatment Team will support, encourage, and assist participants in gaining independence and empowering them to live sober and healthy lives.
Risk Level: 
High risk
Moderate to high risk
Risk Assessment Tools: 
COMPAS (Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions)
ORAS (Ohio Risk Assessment System)
Post-adjudication or conviction
Jamie Ziegler
Job Title: 
Drug Treatment Court Coordinator
(608) 742-9720
Columbia County Adult Drug Treatment Court
P.O. Box 136
Portage, WI 53901
Alternative to Revocation Admission: 
Medication Assisted Treatment: