Making a Difference

Blog articles on Sobering Up that highlight how people and programs are making a difference in the fight against drunk driving and alcohol crime.

Veteran Military Man in Fatigues
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Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives

Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are...

Thanksgiving and Drinking
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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football, and of course, food, but alcohol can often take center...

Because Hangovers Suck
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“Because Hangovers Suck” Speaks to Millennial Drinkers

Hangovers suck, as does waking up with regrets the morning after drinking. That’s the message a Michigan-based grassroots...

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Innovative Drunk Driving Programs Recognized for Excellence in Traffic Safety

On December 3rd the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR) honored six individuals with the Kevin E. Quinlan Award...

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Idaho Court Helping Alcohol-Involved Vets Restart Their Lives

When Sgt. David Taptto entered Idaho’s Second Judicial District Veterans Treatment Court, he joined the growing ranks of...

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Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drinking 2015

Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters. The last decade has seen a spike in the number of...

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Guest Post: The Real World Impact of Missouri v. McNeely

My daughter, Maegan Spindler, and her supervisor with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dr. Robert Klumb, were...

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U.S. Military Veterans Find Help and Hope in Special Court

A disproportionate number of U.S. Military Veterans find themselves embroiled in the U.S. justice system after returning from combat. Veterans...

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Infographic: Drinking & DUIs During the Holidays

There’s one holiday tradition we could all do without: the spikes in binge drinking, DUIs, and alcohol-involved crashes...

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Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drinking 2014

Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters. The last decade has seen a spike in the number of...