Category Archives: Alcohol

Accelerated Rehab and Diversion Programs in Connecticut

Accelerated Rehab and Diversion Programs in Connecticut

In Connecticut, “accelerated rehabilitation” is a diversion program that allows people charged with less serious crimes to avoid convictions by completing specific court requirements such as completion of rehabilitation programs. A person needs to apply for the Accelerated Pretrial Rehabilitation Program (AR). A prosecutor may even recommend it, but acceptance is not automatic. You need […]

Editorial on Drinking Age Reform

Interesting view on the efforts to pull back the drinking age from 21 to 18 that has been spearheaded by College presidents nationwide and in Connecticut. Known at the Amethyst Initiative, the goal is to treat drinking among young people as a behavioral issue, and not a criminal one. The reason college presidents are leading […]