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National Suicide Prevention Week Brings Awareness to Mental Illness and Drug Addiction

 National Suicide Prevention Week Brings Awareness to Mental Illness and Drug Addiction September 10th through the 16th was National Suicide Prevention Week. During this time, many events were held to raise awareness for suicide. Stories were told about suicide attempts, lost loved ones, and experts discussed how to prevent it from happening.   The goal…



Tiger Woods Seeks Prescription Pill Class for Recovery

Tiger Woods Seeks Prescription Pill Class for Recovery After his May arrest on suspicions of a DUI, Tiger Woods has sought and completed a recovery program in order to help him with his addiction. While it is unknown what Woods plans to do next, and if he intends to return to the PGA Tour, it…



The Tragedy of a Drug Overdose Only a Grief-Stricken Mother Can Tell

The Tragedy of a Drug Overdose Only a Grief-Stricken Mother Can Tell An image of a mother helplessly lying on a hospital bed with her dying son has swept the world on social media. This Canadian mother shared the post to send an important message to mothers and their sons and daughters that THIS could…



Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Driving under the influence of alcohol, or DUI has claimed more than 10,000 lives across the US, and has led to over 1.5 million arrests, which is quite a staggering figure for any progressive society. According to US government estimates, there is a DUI related incident recorded every 53…



Why do you Need Marriage Counseling?

Why do you Need Marriage Counseling? No relationship is without challenges, but for modern couples the challenges can be complicated with multiple layers. Some common issues that couples face regularly include parenting, infidelity, death of family member, or substance abuse, among a litany of other potential hazards. Marriage and family therapy programs in Michigan have…



Use of GPS Tethers Reduce Crimes by Sex Offenders

Use of GPS Tethers Reduce Crimes by Sex Offenders Traditional supervision of sex offenders is not only expensive, but ineffective as well. The sex offender monitoring services Michigan utilizes has shown that GPS tether anklets can not only help law enforcement keep an eye on sex offenders but also has been able to reduce the…



School Drug Testing – Things you Need to Know

School Drug Testing – Things you Need to Know Drug testing at workplaces has become quite common but it is also being replicated in various schools. Reasonable cause/suspicion or random drug testing are fast becoming a normal occurrence in many schools. Michigan alcohol screening tests in schools are not the only tests performed on students,…



Restoring your Driver’s License

Restoring your Driver’s License Drinking and driving is not only dangerous but it is also an offense for which you might have to cough up hefty fines as well as lose your driver’s license. In a worst case scenario, you might even end up in jail as well. The time period of revoking your license…



Electronic Monitoring of Criminals Saves Money

Electronic Monitoring of Criminals Saves Money The Michigan tether program for electronic monitoring of criminals has helped the state save a significant amount of money. According to recent statistics, about 500 individuals are charged with various crimes that include rape, armored robbery and murder(cite/help?). Accommodating these individuals in jail is a very costly effort because…



Electronic Monitoring – The Effective Way to Reduce Crime

Electronic Monitoring – The Effective Way to Reduce Crime Judges are taking to electronic monitoring of criminals in an effort to reduce the pressure on the already overcrowded and expensive prison system. Currently, there are a variety of devices available to facilitate effective monitoring of criminals. Some of the popular devices that are used for…