National Treatment Court Month Rolls On

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

As National Treatment Court Month 2024 rolls on, we are blown away by the many creative ways you are celebrating and honoring the lifesaving work of your programs. Below are just a few highlights; view our web gallery for more!

In the News

You’ve gone above and beyond to get your graduations, proclamations, and op-eds in the news! We wish we could share them all, but here are a few from across the country and territories:


Major Milestones

Major Milestones

Congratulations to all the court programs celebrating milestones this month! We see you:


Statewide Proclamations

  • North Carolina proclamation by State Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby (L)
  • West Virginia proclamation by State Supreme Court Chief Justice Tim Armstead (C)
  • New Mexico proclamation by State Supreme Court Chief Justice David Thomson signed by treatment court alumni (R)


Community Events

We love seeing treatment courts making an impact in their communities:


Unique Events

  • Oregon’s Lincoln County Specialty Courts held a National Treatment Court Month award ceremony at the local performing arts center; as part of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, the event featured Siletz drummers and Siletz Royalty performers, as well as numerous treatment court alumni speakers.
  • In addition to celebrating treatment court graduates, New Mexico’s 11th Judicial District Treatment Court also celebrates participants obtaining their GEDs with their own cap-and-gown ceremony.
  • Indiana’s Miami County Drug Court has scheduled times throughout the month of May for participants to take a walk and have a more personal connection with the court coordinator.
  • Participants and team members from Puerto Rico’s Mayaguez Court visited Estación Experimental Agricola Farm. They worked together to plant seeds and care for farm animals.
  • The Pennsylvania Association of Treatment Court Professionals hosted a Treatment Court Month celebration in the state capitol rotunda featuring special guest speaker Chris Thieren, former Philadelphia Flyer and now chief wellness officer for the Pennsylvania Recovery Center, who’s been in recovery for more than 13 years.