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Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States

May 31, 2018

The Governors Highway Safety Association in partnership with Responsibility.org published a report about the growing issue of drug-impaired driving and recommendations to combat this growing concern. The report finds that in 2016, 44% of fatally-injured drivers with known results tested positive for drugs, up from 28% just 10 years prior. Click here to read the report.

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Fun at Conference

June 1, 2018

We at NCDC had a great time connecting with teams we trained and spreading the message of DWI courts. Thank you everyone who came to our sessions or stopped by the booth. We wish Project Director Cliff Jacobs the best as he takes on a new journey as court coordinator with the Baltimore drug court. He will be deeply missed,...

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Record Funding Now Available

May 18, 2018

There has never been a better opportunity for your program to receive federal funding. The U.S. Department of Justice has received $95 million from Congress to support drug courts, family drug courts, juvenile drug courts, tribal healing to wellness courts, DWI courts, and veterans treatment courts. In order to take advantage of this historic opportunity, you must apply soon. Need...

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Sustainability – Beyond Funding, A Treatment Plan to Keep a DUI Court Strong and Healthy

May 17, 2018

When talking about Sustainability much of the focus is on funding. While funding is a critical component of any successful program, the most important resource for a DUI Court is the Human Resource. Good judicial leadership requires that the judge and team focus on maintaining healthy team members and a healthy team relationship. Judge Charles Auslander, Athens-Clarke County DUI/ Drug...

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Judge Weaver’s Sobriety Court Adopts a Mile

May 1, 2018

The Faulkner County Sobriety Court adopted a mile-long stretch of Interstate 40 to give the program's participants more chances to fulfill their required service hours while being able to maintain employment. Click here to read the story at The Cabin

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