Posted: 07/20/2012 8:19 am Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-step groups are the leading U.S. approach to addiction recovery. Millions have attended these meetings and “worked the steps.” Popular media include countless references to AA-oriented recovery. Many scientific studies show that attending these meetings is associated with recovery. However, many individuals will not attend these…Details
At last week’s National Association of Counties (NACo) annual meeting in Pittsburgh, the NACo Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee approved a “Resolution in Support of Continuous Alcohol Monitoring for Pre-Trial Populations” at the 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition. The resolution, sponsored by Multnomah County Commissioner Judy Shiprack and passed by members of the steering…Details
According to Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD), today marks the 28th anniversary of the 21 Minimum Drinking Age Act.
New CAM Technology Helps Keep Drunk Drivers off the Road By L.A. Williams, Correspondent Christian Action League RALEIGH — By year’s end more defendants in the North Carolina court system may be wearing alcohol monitoring anklets instead of jail jumpsuits — at least that is the goal of a new law approved by the General…Details
The tax payers of Pinellas County saved millions annually without risking the safety of the community thanks to SCRAMx Alcohol Monitors.
Statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that roughly 40% of all drivers on the road after midnight, on the weekends, are operating their vehicles at an unlawful breath alcohol level.
A few safety tips from our friends at MADD: Plan a safe way home if you do plan on drinking Wear your seatbelt, even if you are in the back seat Don’t call or text while driving Slow down as many families will be on the road ways possibly visiting friends and family Be aware…Details
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released a Traffic Safety Fact Sheet discussing alcohol-impaired driving across the United States. Though alcohol-impaired-driving deaths decreased 4.9% in 2010 compared to 2009, the numbers are still staggering. Over 10,000 people died in 2010 because of a drunk driver. That equates to one person every 51 minutes who…Details
Welcome to the 25th anniversary of Alcohol Awareness Month. Since 1987 the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponosred this event every April in order to raise awareness of alcohol issues and reduce the stigma for those struggling with dependence and seeking help for their issues. This year’s theme is “Healthy Choices, Healthy…Details