Notable Awards

24/7 Programs and their pioneers have been recognized for their success throughout the U.S.A. Here are a few examples: 

NHTSA Awards

In recognition of efforts to make roadways safer, Judge Larry Long, Second Judicial Circuit, Pierre, South Dakota, recognized for: Creation and implementation of the successful 24/7 defendant sobriety program to keep DUI offenders sober, and minimize the risk they pose to other drivers on South Dakota roadways. (2010)

The John P. McGovern Award

McGovern Award

Recognizing innovation in drug abuse prevention by identifying ideas to guide effective actions to reduce illegal drug use. McGovern Award winners are selected on the basis of their impact on drug abuse policy. The award is funded by the John P. McGovern Foundation of Houston, TX.

Presented to Attorney General Larry Long, Attorney General of South Dakota, and Bill Mickelson, President and CEO, Mickelson Consulting Group LLC, for the South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Project. (2009)

Presented to the Honorable Steven S. Alm, First Circuit of the State of Hawaii’s Criminal Division, for the Hawaii HOPE Program for substance abuse. (2009)

Innovations Award

The Council of State Governments. STATENEWS, Vol. 51, No. 10, Nov/Dec 2008 (p.27) (2008)