At OJP, all of the grant-making components are in some way involved in weakening the link between substance abuse and crime. They are involved in many collaborative efforts to address this problem, as it affects areas ranging from housing and work life to families and health. Examples of these collaborations can be found in the OJP programs listed below.
Access related publications from OJP and its bureaus and offices by visiting the OJP Publications page on the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) website. You can also find additional topical materials in the NCJRS Abstracts Database/Virtual Library.
- Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
- Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP)
- Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program
- Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance?Abuse Program (COSSAP)
- Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Program
Statistics on heroin use by juveniles in the United States are available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System website and the Monitoring the Future website. For data on heroin use, see the Self-report Behaviors section of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Statistical Briefing Book.
The following websites capture information and resources about heroin and other opioids: