Category Archives: Making a Difference

Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives

inno-admin/ January 17, 2019/ alcohol abuse, drunk driving, DWI & Specialty Courts, legislation, Making a Difference, Veterans Issues, Veterans Treatment Courts/ 0 comments

Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are now more than 551 VTCs nationwide. Recent legislation will fund support staff at these alternative courts to assist veterans on their road to recovery. Veterans Treatment Courts Increase Assistance This fall, the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of

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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday

inno-admin/ November 15, 2018/ Blackout Wednesday, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, dui, holiday, Making a Difference, Thanksgiving/ 0 comments

Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Thanksgiving Holiday Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football, and of course, food, but alcohol can often take center stage. Over the past five years, more than 800 people died in alcohol-involved crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period. And, with over 45 million Americans planning to take a Turkey Day road trip this year,

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Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC

inno-admin/ October 30, 2018/ alcohol ban, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol-related death, college drinking, Legislation & Public Policy, Making a Difference, NIC, underage drinking/ 0 comments

Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC 10 Arrested in Death of LSU Student After Fraternity Drinking Ritual South Carolina Frat Member Found Dead After St. Patrick’s Day Party, Died of Alcohol Poisoning Medical Examiner Rules Alcohol a Factor in Death of U of M Student Headlines like these are all too common in the world of college fraternities,

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“Because Hangovers Suck” Speaks to Millennial Drinkers

inno-admin/ January 8, 2018/ alcohol abuse, alcohol awareness, better drinking culture, binge drinking, drink responsibly, General, Hangover, Making a Difference/ 0 comments

“Because Hangovers Suck” Speaks to Millennial Drinkers Hangovers suck, as does waking up with regrets the morning after drinking. That’s the message a Michigan-based grassroots organization, Better Drinking Culture (BDC), is using in an attempt to promote healthier attitudes towards drinking. Jason Ley, CEO of Better Drinking Culture, claims that the common idioms “drink responsibly” and “don’t drink and drive”

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