Psychosocial interventions to reduce use in female drug-using offenders

Summary of the evidence

  • Unknown effectiveness

Psychosocial interventions for female drug-using offenders were found in a systematic review (Perry et al., 2015a) to have no significant effect (in different types of comparisons) in:

  • reducing drug use

Interventions examined included collaborative case management, interpersonal psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural skills, single computerised intervention, dialectic behavioural therapy and case management and therapeutic community.