For Immediate Release
Contact: Chris Ciarlo
Reno, Nevada. Aug. 22, 2017. The Washoe County Human Services Agency, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Alternative Sentencing and Reno Justice Court invite you to celebrate the success of the Sober 24 program during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at 10 a.m.
Sober 24 is a 24 hour, seven day a week monitoring program, aimed at combating alcohol and drug abuse in our community. Clients are court-ordered to the Sober 24 program, where their blood, breath, urine and other bodily substances are tested to determine if drugs and alcohol are present in the body. Sober 24 is used in pre-trial and post-conviction cases. Since January 2017, approximately 34,000 drug and alcohol tests have been conducted with a compliance rate of 98 percent.
Sober 24 tests for the following substances and more:
To learn more about Sober 24, check out the new webpage.
Who: Washoe County, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Reno Justice Court and the Department of Alternative Sentencing
What: Sober 24 program ribbon-cutting ceremony
When: Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at 10 a.m.
Where: 1530 E. 6th St. Reno, Nevada 89512
Media: Interviews will be available a half hour prior to the ceremony at approximately 9:30 a.m.
Contact: Human Services Agency Community Outreach Coordinator, Chris Ciarlo, at 337-4500 or Cciarlo@washoecounty.us.
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