Tag: alcohol abuse

Woman waiting for an Uber on the street wearing a mask.
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Hesitation to Use Ridesharing Services, Public Transportation Causing an Increase in DUIs?

Following months of quarantine and social distancing, many jurisdictions throughout the country are now reporting a disturbing new...

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Domestic Violence: The Hidden Danger of Social Distancing

Social distancing is essential to help minimize exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the act itself can be dangerous...

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...

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When It Comes To Boating, Alcohol and Water Don’t Mix

With summertime boating season underway, it’s important to remember that impaired driving isn’t limited to the roadways. Boating under...

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Study Says Stricter State Alcohol Policies Mean Fewer DUI Deaths

Do deaths from alcohol-involved motor vehicle crashes decrease when states enact more restrictive alcohol policies? It’s a question...

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NADCP Conference Highlights Individual Experiences of Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

We spent a week at the National Association for Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Conference where a common...

People on the Beach Drinking
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Summer DUIs: Drunk Driving Never Takes A Vacation

Whether it’s backyard barbecues, boating on the lake, or catching a baseball game, summertime offers plenty of opportunities...

Drugs and Alcohol
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Alcohol the Biggest Addiction Problem in New Hampshire

America is currently in the grip of an addiction crisis—the opioid epidemic. According to the National Institute on...

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Problem Drinking on the Rise for Older Adults

Recent research is bringing to light a troubling trend in alcohol abuse: A spike in late-in-life, high-risk drinking....

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...