FSA – Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (2022)

Learn more, as this is part of The First Step Act

Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide,  1/2022 The Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Program (NRDAP) is a psychoeducational, therapeutic group designed for general population inmates who report a history of problematic substance use. NRDAP is available to inmates at every institution. The purpose of NRDAP is to afford all inmates with substance use problems the opportunity to receive treatment.

NRDAP groups are conducted 90 – 120 minutes per week for a minimum of 12 weeks and a maximum of 24 weeks. The content addresses criminal lifestyles and provides skill-building opportunities in the areas of rational thinking, communication skills, and institution/community adjustment.

Time Frame
Hours This program is typically completed in 24 hours.
Needs Addressed Cognitions and Substance Use
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program must be delivered by Psychology Services staff.
Institution Locations Available at all BOP institutions.