Did You Know September is National Recovery Month?

Every September for the past 31 years, sponsors like SAMHSA, NADCP, NDCI, NCDC, and Justice for Vets support month-long events for National Recovery Month that increase awareness and understanding for substance use disorders and mental…
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4 Tips for Staying Safe This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is just around the corner marking the end of summer. Time for one last summer trip. This year especially, it’s a time to rest and relax. With COVID ever present, people are craving…
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Keep Yourself and Others Safe During the Memorial Day Weekend

Kicking off summer always starts with the Memorial Day Weekend. As some businesses, restaurants, parks, and beaches across the country are beginning to open up again, people will be anxious to get out of the…
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How Courts and Treatment Centers are Responding to Challenges Due to COVID-19

In an effort to share different perspectives about what courts and treatment centers are going through during COVID-19 and how they are responding to the many challenges, we recently held a webinar on the topic. …
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Washington State Fights Drunk Driving

Washington State is pretty serious about fighting drunk driving and has some good laws on the books, including a law which requires all DUI offenders to use ignition interlocks.  But some lawmakers and police agencies…
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Idaho on Track to Pass 2 First-Rate Ignition Interlock Laws

Sometimes the news is good, and Idaho is the place to watch for good news about enlightened drunk driving legislation. Two ignition interlock bills are moving through the House now. If passed, they will change…
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One Car, One Drunk Driver, But Two Arrests in Wisconsin.

Drunk drivers get arrested all the time. However, it’s fairly rare that the front-seat passenger also gets arrested at the same time. But it happened in West Bend, Wisconsin recently. And for a very good…
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Even Teslas Can’t Out-Think a Drunk Driver

If you follow car news, you know that Tesla is known for producing some pretty smart cars. The Model 3, the company’s mass-market offering, has been in the news for its cutting-edge electronics and safety…
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Country Singer Jared Blake’s Drunk Driving Video

Your Hump-day Recess: Personal Issues Country singer and “The Voice” contestant Jared Blake has already said plenty about his battles with substance abuse. Now he’s written a song and made a video about another aspect…
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Iowa is Putting Cameras on Ignition Interlocks. Here’s Why That’s Good.

Ignition interlock devices (IIDs)- or car breathalyzer devices which prevent a vehicle from starting if the driver has been drinking – have been part of Iowa’s anti-drunk driving arsenal for more than two decades. The…
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