Drug Deferred Prosecution

The TASC/Maricopa County Adult Deferred Prosecution Program is offered to:

  • Individuals facing felony drug possession charge(s)
  • Individuals that do NOT contest their guilt and would likely benefit from a community treatment program
  • Individuals who qualify under established guidelines

 

Required Program Components

Marijuana possession charges:

  • Program Length 6 months with option for early release.
  • Urinalysis/Drug Screening
  • Drug Education Seminar
  • Payment of Program Fees and Maricopa County Attorney Drug Fund Assessment Fees
  • Additional fees for counseling if client continues to test positive for marijuana or any other substance

Narcotic or dangerous drug possession charges:

  • Program Length Minimum of One Year
  • Urinalysis/Drug Screening
  • Drug Education Seminar
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • 12-Step Participation or other Self Enhancement
  • Monthly Case Management Contact
  • Payment of Program Fees and Maricopa County Attorney Drug Fund Assessment Fees

TASC believes that individuals are more successful in their treatment with the help of a case manager.  Therefore, each individual that enters the program will be assigned a case manager to help guide them through their program.  Throughout the duration of the program, clients meet regularly with their case manager to discuss their participation. Besides monitoring and tracking client participation, the case manager is also a source of support and provides additional community referrals as needed.