[Infographic] Sober Days for the Holidays

The holidays are here, and as friends and family across the U.S. come together to celebrate, the potential for dangerous roads and communities escalates. On average, 40% of traffic deaths during the holidays are tied to alcohol. Those figures are especially troubling given that more t
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The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drinking

The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drinking

In a few weeks, trick-or-treaters will wander the streets and neighborhoods, filling bags with their evening’s bounty. But sadly, Halloween brings out more than just mini goblins, ghosts, and ghouls. Each year, the holiday sees a sizable increase in the number of DUIs and other alcoho
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24/7 Sobriety and Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Could Help Save Lives

Hitting Close to Home As a Program Development Manager and Court Liaison for SCRAM of California, I often witness how alcoholism ruins peoples’ lives. I have also seen my friend’s and family’s lives destroyed due to alcoholism. While I’m from a culture that dri
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Veterans court gets grant for monitoring

Havasu News | June 15, 2017 The Lake Havasu City Veterans Court last week received a $20,000 grant toward its use of Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) ankle monitors. The money was granted by the Arizona Disabled Veterans Foundation to representatives from Havasu’s D
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24/7 Sobriety Programs Combined With Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence is something I witnessed as a child growing up in my home. I saw the way it tore a home apart like the stormy sea on a stranded vessel. The screaming, physical violence and the sense of hopelessness can be too much for anyone to handle especially for the child/childr
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Client Success Story: 183 Days Wearing the SCRAM CAM Bracelet

At SCRAM of California, we hear from clients all the time about the daily successes they are experiencing while participating in our SCRAM CAM Program. One story in particular stood out as a hallmark for how SCRAM CAM supports long-term behavior change in alcohol-involved clients. Her
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The Dangers of Binge Drinking and St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday recognized throughout the world originally rooted in the celebration of Saint Patrick of Ireland. However, this holiday has spun itself into a celebration for many things, celebrated by many different individuals. These individuals come from all walks of
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8-Time DUI Offender in Orange County, California

8 DUIs Shouldn’t Be the New Normal

We have all read or heard about the horrific car crashes that involve the careless actions of a drunk driver, but have you ever heard of someone charged with 8 DUI offenses? On January 29, 2017, Derek Stacy Haskayne, 52, crashed into and landed on top of a Southern California Edison e
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