Reports and Analysis

Here you will find articles, research studies, statistics, and other valuable information on sobriety programs.

  1. The National 24/7 Advisory Councils Essential Elements and Best Practices for an evidence-based 24/7 sobriety program.
  2. A report by Loveland Consulting, “Evaluation The 24/7 Sobriety Program – A report for the Montana Highway Patrol” by Emily Bell, MPH and Katie Loveland, MPH, MSW.
  3. Rand Corporation released on it website a Draft Report, “Using Certainty and Celerity to Deter Crime – Insights from an Individual-Level Analysis of 24/7 Sobriety” by Beau Kilmer and Greg Midgette
  4. Lancet Psychiatry released the second of a three part Rand Corporation study on the 24/7 sobriety program, “Can a criminal justice alcohol abstention program with swift, certain and modest sanctions (24/7 Sobriety) reduce population mortality?” A retrospective observational study by Nancy Nicosia, PhD, Beau Kilmer, PhD, and Paul Heaton, PhD.
  5. The American Public Health Association released a Rand Corporation Study on the 24/7 sobriety program, Efficacy of Frequent Monitoring With Swift, Certain, and Modest Sanctions for Violations: Insight From South Dakota’s 24/7 Sobriety Program. (AJPH January 2013) by Beau Kilmer, PhD, Nancy Nicosia, PhD, Paul Heaton, PhD, and Greg Midgette MPP.
  6. South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program Evaluation Findings by Roland Loudenberg M.P.Hl, Gregg Drube, M.A., Gary Leonardson, Ph.D.,
  7. South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program Evaluation Supplemental Findings Report  (2012) by Roland Loudenberg M.P.H Gregg Drube, M.A., Gary Leonardson, Ph.D., Jeffrey Bathke, M.S.A., CCDC III.
  8. Analysis of 24/7 Sobriety Program SCRAM Participant DUI Offense Recidivism (2013) by Roland Loudenberg M.P.H, Gregg Drube, M.A., Les Young, M.B.A.
  9. Comparative Study and Evaluation of SCRAM Use, Recidivism Rates and Charcteristics (2015) by Julie Tison, James L. Nichols, Tara Casanova-Powell, Neil K. Chuadhary – DOT HS 812 143
  10. The South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Project: A Summary Report (2010) by Judge General Larry Long, Stephen K. Talpins, Robert L. DuPont, MD
  11. Montana 24/7 Sobriety Pilot Program Fact Sheet (2010) Montana Department of Justice
  12. A New Paradigm for Long-Term Recovery. Substance Abuse, 32(1), 1-6. DuPont, R.L. & Humphreys, K. (2011).
  13. Swift, Certain, and Fair Punishment – 24/7 Sobriety and Hope: Creative Approaches to Alcohol and Illicit Drug-Using Offenders. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 105, 2015, Paul J. Larkin, Jr.