Regional Issue Series - Harm Reduction: Where Justice and Treatment Meet - A Conversation with Superior Court Chief Justice Nadeau
Harm Reduction: Where Justice and Treatment Meet - a Conversation with Superior Court Chief Justice Nadeau
Substance Use Disorder and Mental Illness strike many NH citizens, including members of the workforce. Come learn about criminal justice efforts that recognize mental health and substance use are public health challenges that are better addressed through improved treatment, housing, and employment.
Chief Justice Nadeau has received many awards recognizing her work to advocate for those individuals involved in the justice system who have mental illness and substance use disorder issues.
Justice Nadeau is an inaugural member of the Council on Criminal Justice and a member of the CCJ’s COVID-19 and Criminal Justice Task Force, a board member of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and the New England Association of Recovery Court Professionals.
As Chief Justice, Nadeau led the effort in 2006 to open the first drug court in Rockingham County, where she presided as the drug court judge for four years. In 2016, she secured federal funding for drug courts in other counties. Under her leadership, funds were eventually secured for drug courts in all counties. She continues to work to ensure their compliance with the National Standards for Adult Drug Courts.
Date and Time
Monday May 15, 2023
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Monday, May 15th
Historical Society of Cheshire Co.
246 Main St
The event is free to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.