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              What are the Eligibility Requirements and Referral Sources?


The following eligibility requirements must be met for Drug Court participation, subject to review and approval by the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney:


    • Statutorily eligible under LSA-R.S. 13:5301-05
    • Non-violent drug-related felony (excluding DWI)
    • Resident of East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Age 18 or older


 In addition, potential participants must be:

Clinically diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder


Referral sources include:

    • Law Enforcement Agencies
    • Family Members
    • Attorneys
    • Judges
    • Defendants  
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