States have made progress against the carnage caused by drunken driving. But they've been much slower in dealing with the nearly 80,000 other deaths alcohol use causes every year. This is a great article published by Governing.com on the alcohol epidemic and how DWI courts are a proven model to combat this growing issue. Stand-alone DWI courts have increased 62% from 2009 to 2015 and there is at least one program in 46 states.
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