DCS Annual Report 2019 - Page 24

ex ternal.af [email protected] || dcs.ga.gov Day Reporting Centers Rebuilding Trust and Transparency — DRCs provide a non-residential prison diversion program for high- risk, high-need individuals who have a history of substance abuse and non-compliant behavior. They seek to address the root problem of substance abuse, rather than focus on the non-violent crimes that often result f rom addiction. Individuals who are placed on a DRC track complete an intensive, highly-structured, non-residential addiction recovery program that typically lasts around six months, sometimes more.