In the News: Stoned Driving

June 12, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

So where does that leave us? Without a standard.

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In the News: DUI, Cannabis-Style

March 27, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Although polls show Americans are broadly in favor of medical marijuana, they’re not as enthusiastic about the prospect of sharing the road with seriously stoned drivers.

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“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

February 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.

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Drunk Driving Debate

February 11, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

It appears that extended prison terms aren’t much good at changing offender behavior after release.

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In the News: The “Affluenza” Case

December 21, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Our healthcare system supports more and in some cases better treatment based on the ability to pay for it.

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In the News

December 14, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s simply evidence of the shift by chronic users to a cheaper, more readily available alternative.

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The Ghost of DUIs Past

December 1, 2014 by Marisa Feil

Closure is a great aid to the process of recovery, as it allows you to shut the door to that part of your life and move forward to newer, better things.

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DUI: Graduating Sanctions

September 8, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

A first offense can actually represent the product of a longstanding, well-established pattern of behavior.

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Motivation vs. Unmotivation

November 14, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Most addicts and alcoholics wind up in treatment because they’re experiencing difficulties due to substance use– ranging from the pain of withdrawal to troubles with the law, to threatened loss of job or family.

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Using Leverage in Counseling the Court-Referred Client, Part 8

February 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Even the most recalcitrant drinker can appreciate the desirability of avoiding still more consequences. It’s a side door around some of the alcoholic’s denial.

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