A Few Words About Treatment and Recovery
What is treatment?
Treatment for alcohol and drug abuse is learning about chemical dependency, how it has affected the substance user (alcohol and/or drugs), his/her family and friends and how to avoid returning to life problem... read more
Tags: alcohol and drug abuse, Treatment and Recovery
ADETS: Alcohol/Drug Education Traffic School
If you are assigned to an ADETS class as a result of your DWI assessment, you must complete 16 hours of alcohol, drug, & DWI education, sometimes known as DWI Class. This can only be provided by progr... read more
Tags: Alcohol and Drug Counseling Groups
The longer alcohol and drug abusers use their drugs of choice, the worse their lives become. Until they are firmly in recovery, this continues in a downward spiral until they end up in jail, insane, or dead. "Firmly" in recovery means working a program or attending counseling consistently with a lot... read more
Tags: alcohol, alcohol and drug abuse, blackouts, blockout, Defense Stage, Drug Use Concerns, family illness, Intoxicant Emotions, intoxicants
Treatment for alcohol and drug abuse is learning about chemical dependency, how it has affected the person using substances and how to avoid returning to problems resulting from using alcohol or drugs. The effect on the family is a portion of the comprehensive assessment and treatment. Treatment... read more
Tags: addict, alcohol, alcohol and drug abuse, chemical dependency, cocaine, crack, drug, Outpatient treatment, prescription drugs, withdrawal
In calculating a DWI offense in NC, driving records from all states in which a person has driven must be considered. Whether it is an NC DWI or DWI in another state, the prior DWI will be taken into consideration by the court and the DWI assessment agency. If a person receives a DWI in any other ... read more
Tags: driving while impaired, DWI, DWI conviction, DWI offense, DWI Offenses, First Offense, Habitual Impaired Driving, SA, Second Offense, Third Offense
What happens if someone gets a DWI in North Carolina?
- A police officer can stop your car at license check points or if the officer notices you do something "suspicious" because the law states an officer must "encounter you during the lawful course of his duties." This leaves a pr... read more
Tags: alcohol, BAC, blood alcohol content, breathalyzer, drug, DWI, DWI Assessment, impaired, interlock device, limited driving privilege, NC DWI, NC DWI Process