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.

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NADCP Conference Attendees Urge Congress to Invest in Communities by Funding Drug and DWI Courts

Last month, attendees at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals 19th Annual Training Conference left the convention...

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NADCP Training Conference Offers Education and Inspiration

Last week over 3,000 court administrators, judges, lawyers, addiction treatment professionals, and industry experts gathered in Washington, D.C.,...

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All Rise America! Cross Country Tour Will Kick Off National Drug Court Month

On April 29th, the second annual All Rise America! Relay for Recovery will commence in Santa Maria, California,...

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Making a Difference: An Inspiring Veterans Court Story Out of Austin, TX

While Veterans Day recently passed, we found this story in the Austin American Statesman particularly moving. Meet 63-year-old...

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Sober Days: A game changer for treatment, criminal justice

Last June, I had the opportunity to present to a group of researchers with the National Institute of...

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Happy Birthday! Montana’s 24/7 Sobriety Program Turns 1

Drinking and driving has been a chronic—and deadly—problem on Montana’s roadways for decades. In 2008, Forbes magazine reported...

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Making a Difference: September is National Recovery Month

September is Recovery Month 2012, an event designed to bring attention to mental and substance use disorders, to...

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On the Road

As a small business owner on the road for over half of every year traveling a two-state area, things...

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Making a Difference: York, PA Closing the Supervision Gap for Repeat Drunk Drivers

According to officials in York County, Pennsylvania, in any given year, 125 drunk drivers are responsible for 600...

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Alcohol Monitoring Systems Walks Like MADD – Denver

On Saturday August 4, 2012 a team of Alcohol Monitoring System employees joined over 1,000 other walker to...