Tag Archives: RAND Corporation

RAND Study Looks at Military Contractors and Alcohol Misuse

For a significant number of veterans, alcohol misuse is one legacy of their military service. In 2006, 1.8 million veterans of any age met the criteria for having a substance abuse disorder. And in 2010, the VA saw 362,737 veterans who had been diagnosed for an alcohol abuse problem. But a new study from the […]

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Top Newsmakers of 2012: RAND Substantiates Impact of 24/7 Sobriety Programs on Impaired Driving

One of the most noteworthy newsmakers this year in the fight against Impaired Driving came out of South Dakota, when the RAND Corporation published the first peer-reviewed, longitudinal study of the state’s highly publicized 24/7 Sobriety Program.

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Dr. Beau Kilmer Talks About Why 24/7 Programs Reduce Recidivism

Dr. Beau Kilmer, a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center, talks about a peer-reviewed study about the impact of South Dakota’s 24/7 Sobriety Project. The research found that the program has helped reduce repeat drunk driving offenses by 12%, domestic violence offenses by 9%, and the number of traffic crashes for […]

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New Report: RAND Attributes Drops in DUI, Domestic Violence in South Dakota to 24/7 Sobriety Project

Today The American Journal of Public Health published an article on a three-year study done by the RAND Corporation that looked at the impact of  South Dakota’s 24/7 Sobriety Project on alcohol-related crime. The study was conducted by the RAND Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center. According to Dr. Beau Kilmer, a senior policy researcher at RAND and […]

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