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The Impact of Alcohol Consumption in America

Infographic: The Impact of Alcohol Consumption in America

Most people are aware of the devastating consequences of alcohol-impaired driving, but the consequences of alcohol misuse and abuse extend far beyond our highways. This infographic shows the unexpected ways alcohol misuse is taking a toll on the U.S. Click infographic to enlarge. Share This Infographic On Your Site Copy and paste the following snippet: Please include attribution to […]

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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 Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. As CEO of an alcohol monitoring technology company, our focus was sharing data from 1,000 individuals that we had monitored for a year or more. Our technology provides 24/7 testing, every 30 minutes, […]

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Researchers Using Transdermal Testing to Learn More About Drinking Behaviors

In June, researchers from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio and Wake Forest University published a study, “Comparing the Detection of Transdermal and Breath Alcohol Concentrations During Periods of Alcohol Consumption Ranging From Moderate Drinking to Binge Drinking” in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, published by the American Psychological Association. Researchers were […]

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Do AA and Treatment Programs Really Fail Young Addicts?

In a recent opinion piece in the Washington Post, “How AA Fails Young Addicts,” Chelsea Carmona, who attended her first AA meeting at the age of 20, addresses what she sees as systemic problems in treatment, and in particular the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program, when it comes to addressing the needs of youth. First, I […]

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Bottle to Throttle: Alcohol Takes Center Stage in New Hollywood Blockbuster

I’m not Up in the Air like George Clooney, I don’t have 10 million frequent flyer miles—or even a million miles—but as someone who spends a considerable amount of time traveling by air, this topic scares me. A lot. I only hope that if such a travesty were to occur, Denzel Washington is the pilot […]

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NADCP

Highlights for Friday June 1st at NADCP in Nashville

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals 18th Annual Drug Court Training Conference continues into the second full day of the conference Friday, and the schedule is jam packed full of events and DWI/Alcohol-specific happenings. Highlights: 7:00-8:00 a.m. The Drug Court Expo/Exhibit Hall Opens early for breakfast and networking. This could be your last chance […]

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NADCP

The Economics and the Social Impact: Why NADCP is So Important

Today marks the opening of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals 18th Annual Drug Court Training Conference in Nashville, where 4,000 criminal justice professionals will meet to learn, engage, share, and participate in one of the most significant trends in our country: therapeutic jurisprudence. It’s a fancy phrase that describes a substantial, systemic paradigm […]

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Do Mock Car Crashes Deter Teen DUIs?

On any beautiful spring day, students at U.S. high schools are often subjected to the horrific scenes of mangled cars, shattered glass, emergency response teams, and bloody, near lifeless bodies. It is the season for the mock crash demonstrations. Graduation, proms, and the end of school often bring a heightened for teen DUIs. Countless resources, […]

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NTSB’s Reaching Zero, Day 2: Eliminating Substance-Impaired Driving

Day 2 of the National Traffic Safety Board’s groundbreaking ‘Reaching Zero’ event features a number of renowned panelists fielding questions on issues including non-judicial intervention opportunities, the international perspectrive on substance-impaired driving, technology and law enforcement, and an in-depth look at the next steps in the fight to Reach Zero! Presentations are being webcast live […]

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