Gone are the days when an officer lets you go with a slap on the wrist for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Today, things are different and the penalty for DWI & DUI offenders in North Carolina could be very severe. Thus, the state is known as the toughest state in the…
Substance Abuse Resolutions
When a new year rolls around, many people make a pact with themselves to lose weight, save money or turn the TV on less. For people suffering from substance abuse addiction, this is a time when quitting becomes top of mind. I absolutely encourage you to stop drinking and/or consuming drugs, but breaking addictions is difficult, and most people give up on their New Year’s resolutions quite fast. Let’s discuss some reasons why it is so important to make and stick to a commitment to your health and safety and the health and safety of those around you.
So, what is a DUI/DWI Assessment?
In charlotte, it is absolutely important to take a DUI assessment if you have ever been convicted of driving while impaired. This is part of the drug and alcohol assessments that is taken to ensure safety of road and citizens who use it. Your DUI assessment like every other form of drug and alcohol assessments must be administered by a trained counsellor and can stand as an alibi in the case of a conviction.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace
You may be on our website for information on how to remove or avoid the legal ramifications of a substance abuse charge, but we hope you will read ahead and understand just how dangerous it can be to yourself and your colleagues to go to work inebriated.
Court-Mandated Services at a Glance
CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM REFERRALS TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT In 2002, alcohol was the most frequently reported primary substance of abuse1 among all substance abuse treatment admissions. The criminal justice system was the principal source of referral for 36 percent of all substance abuse treatment admissions in 2002 (655,000 referrals out of a total of 1.9 million…