Aaron Richey never realized how self-destructive his drinking habits were. But his kids did, and he was slowly losing his relationship with them as he sank further into addiction and racked up DWI charges. But when he became the first participant (and now one of the first graduates) of Wyoming’s Campbell County DWI Treatment Court, […]Read more...
It’s near the end of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month — Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve — when occurrences of impaired driving and related accidents are expected to uptick. But DWI courts work year-round to address this threat to personal health and public safety. In just 2015 alone, New Mexico’s Bernalillo County […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Welcome! We hope you like the new DWIcourts.org. 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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More