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B-SOBR DUII Court Receives National Award

By Shane Wolf / December 20, 2016

NCDC Director Jim Eberspacher and NADCP’s Melissa Fitzgerald traveled to Oregon last week to take part in a special Impaired Driving Prevention Month graduation ceremony and to present the NCDC Community Transformation Award to the Beaverton Sobriety Opportunity for Beginning Recovery (B-SOBR) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII) Court. The event was part of…

Welcome to Our New Website

By Shane Wolf / December 15, 2016

Welcome! We hope you like the new We’ve been working hard to make this new site faster, cleaner, and most importantly, more user-friendly so that you can find everything you need to know about DWI courts. Whether you’re a concerned citizen, recovery advocate, community leader, elected official, or court practitioner, our new site will help…

Foundational Training Heads to Newport Beach

By Shane Wolf / December 5, 2016

We love California in December so much that we invited five teams to join us for our Foundational Training in Newport Beach.  Teams from Delaware, Arkansas, Idaho, Vermont, and California were on hand to learn everything from targeting high risk/high need DWI clients to learning to work together as a team.  We would like to thank…

After third DUI in Pa., York County man makes change

By Shane Wolf / December 1, 2016

Impaired driving remains one of the most dangerous threats to our communities. But DWI courts specialize in holding repeat impaired drivers accountable, while helping them address addiction and mental health issues through treatment and support. Ryan Jacobs recounts going from having nothing to getting his own apartment, keeping a full-time job, and getting engaged to…

Doing More for Veterans in Illinois

By Shane Wolf / November 22, 2016

Illinois’ Second District Veterans Treatment Court is saving lives every day, but they wanted to do more. Thanks to the support of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, NCDC traveled to Chicago this week to provide training on the most effective ways to treat repeat DWI offenders in veterans treatment court. When a community comes together to…