Introduction Global crises include international events such as major wars, drought, famine, revolution, and pandemics, including the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to take thousands of American lives per day, quickly overtaking our previous records for deadliest days in U.S. history. … [Read more...] about Trauma and Global Crises
Most people recognize the extreme risks of driving drunk. A relatively new hazard, however, is just as dangerous – distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to texting while driving, as well as anything that removes a driver’s attention from the driving task. From 2012 to 2018, approximately … [Read more...] about Is Distracted Driving More Dangerous Than Drunk Driving?
The myriad challenges of 2020 have pushed many people to their limits. Now, it’s the holiday season – a time of year that is statistically more difficult for people with substance use disorders even without COVID-19 adding to stress, anxiety and depression. Fortunately, there are things you can do … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Staying Sober During a Pandemic Holiday
One of the first steps you need to complete after a DUI is DUI screening; a face-to-face interview carried out by a behavioral health technician or substance use professional. Once convicted, your judge can mandate you to take a DUI education class. In several states, judges will require DUI … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Will Learn From DUI Education Classes
Many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving for a variety of reasons. After all, it does kick off the holiday season, and it’s often regarded as one of the best days of the year. Most see it as an opportunity to spend time with family, especially for those who live and work far from … [Read more...] about Tips To Avoid Getting Arrested For DUI On Thanksgiving
It’s easy to think that a DUI will never happen to you. In most states, in order to be charged with a DUI, your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) must be at least .08. But, according to a Colorado Springs DUI lawyer, in states like Colorado, you can get charged with a DWAI (Driving While … [Read more...] about 5 Ways a DUI Charge Can Affect Your Life
While most think that driving typically involves using only our hands and feet, our brains are ultimately responsible for controlling both our movement and thoughts when operating a vehicle. If alcohol is added into the mix, it can throw off our bodies not only physically but mentally as well. As … [Read more...] about How Alcohol Impacts The Ability to Drive