According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 28 people die each day as a result of drunk driving. Police officers do their best to prevent these deaths by pulling vehicles over after they show signs of intoxicated driving. Each year, these officers arrest 1.5 million people for driving under the influence
With marijuana use rising and legalization of the drug happening in many states, police are pulling more and more people over every day that have THC in their system. Although driving under the influence of THC is illegal, police have a hard time determining whether or not someone actually has the drug in their system.
Intervention Series: Leslie It’s extremely important for drug and alcohol abusers to be able to understand what an addiction to these substances can hold in store for them. An excellent way to for current abusers to be ‘scared straight’ is to actually witness what the life of an extreme addict is like, and the A&E
Intervention Series: Cristy It’s extremely important for drug and alcohol abusers to be able to understand what an addiction to these substances can hold in store for them. An excellent way to for current abusers to be ‘scared straight’ is to actually witness what the life of an extreme addict is like, and the A&E
Alcoholism Can Be Life Threatening The adverse effects of alcoholism are often downplayed because alcohol is legal and so many people drink, and because so many people drink it’s sometimes hard to tell who is an alcoholic or how much drinking is considered to be alcoholism. Many people are able to hide the effects of
Potential MLB Star’s Alcoholism Coincidentally, Matt Bush has a very similar story to the very well documented and public story of Texas Rangers start outfielder Josh Hamilton. Hamilton’s story is a bit more dramatic because he was tagged as the next big superstar of Major League Baseball when he was drafted #1 overall in the
Alcohol-Free MLB Clubhouses? There was an oddly surprising story that broke in Major League Baseball last year involving alcohol in the player’s clubhouse. After the Boston Red Sox had a miserable last month of the season that led to them missing the playoffs, their coach was fired and a media storm ensued where news broke
“I’m not too drunk to ride” Drinking and driving is a well discussed issue that is strictly enforced in the United States. The penalties stemming from a DUI are pretty significant, but the potential outcome of drunk driving is death. But often overlooked in the drinking and driving spectrum is drinking and riding a motorcycle.
When is it Time for an Intervention? Organizing and going through with an intervention can be a difficult thing for some people to do. Finding the best time for an intervention and the potential reaction from the subject are common unknowns that friends and family face in a situation involving an unhealthy addiction. Should you
Marijuana-Influenced Drivers are twice as likely to get into an Accident When you think of a DUI, it’s immediately assumed that someone was pulled over and caught driving under the influence of alcohol. Being drunk behind the wheel is the most common form of DUI, but it’s not the only way to obtain one. Drivers