The Reclaiming Futures Model

Our Proven Six-Step Model »

The Reclaiming Futures model unites juvenile courts, probation, adolescent substance abuse treatment, and the community to reclaim youth. Together, they work to improve drug and alcohol treatment and connect teens to positive activities and caring adults. See how it works. »

The Problem »

Unfortunately, many teens in the justice system who need substance abuse treatment don’t receive it. Those who do are often unsuccessful. Why? Because they receive substandard care and inadequate support from the community. Learn more. »

The Solution »

While we need to hold teens accountable for their actions, simply locking them up isn’t effective. Young people in the juvenile justice system need more treatment, better treatment, and beyond treatment. Get the solution. »

Evaluation Results »

A national evaluation has shown that Reclaiming Futures is a promising strategy for improving the way communities intervene with teens. Check out our results. »

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