The beginning of 2009 seemed to be the average, expected year for the North Star High School freshman, John Austin Blough, better known by all as Johnny. At just fifteen years old, he was a leader in and out of...
Day on the beach – Done A quick trip to Waldbaum’s Shop – Wrapped up Nails – Awesome looking! Devastate and destroy the life of a complete stranger because of the choices one makes – Irreversible That’s how Cathy Dubas...
In July, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals held the world’s largest conference for treatment courts and criminal justice reform. More than 5,000 people gathered at the National Harbor Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland to take part in more than 300...
Holiday party season is here, and it’s decked out in mistletoe, jingle bells and flashing lights! As a Mothers Against Drunk Driving® supporter, you understand the importance of keeping the holly and the jolly in this season by planning to...
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  So far this month, donors have really stepped up to fight against drunk and drugged driving. Thanks to a match by Nationwide®, the gifts are doing TWICE the good. That means spreading TWICE the hope, healing and help. Thank...
By Theresa Martinez Ashley’s mother MADD drunk driving victim, advocate and volunteer Some days you never, ever forget. For me, one of those days is the one when my Ashley was born…all five pounds of her… three weeks early …...
One Mother Continues to Fight in Honor of Her Son                 By: Carol Levin The word family is very important to me because the four of us were a family unit. We did everything together from sports, to music, school band,...
MADD September Officer of the Month Sergeant Kyle Corbitt Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Shalimar, Florida                   MADD National selects Sergeant Kyle Corbitt as our Officer of the Month for September 2021.  Sergeant...
Saving Lives By: Sheriff Robert P. Mosier Office of the Sheriff Fauquier County, VA When I was a Lieutenant at the Sheriff’s Office in Fauquier County, Virginia, I pulled over a young man, (on his birthday unbeknownst to me until...
MADD August 2021 Officer of Month Officer Sergeant Jared Swann  Joplin, MO Police Department                                                     ...
Ron Replogle, Colonel (ret) Missouri State Highway Patrol National Law Enforcement Initiatives Manager Mothers Against Drunk Driving   To all our law enforcement officer heroes, First and foremost, thank you for your service and for keeping our roadways and communities...
A mother’s pain and grief lead to her passion to keep fighting to end drunk driving. By: Michelle Ramsey-Hawkins Khaiden and Samuel I walked into Livingston Parish court room 2 months after the crash and I sat on the bench...
Larry Coggins State Executive Director MADD Florida State Office   My relationship with MADD started in the early morning hours shortly after midnight on a hot Central Florida summer night in the early nineties.  I was a rookie State Troop...
MADD July 2021 Officer of Month Lieutenant Joshua Battista Goose Creek, SC Police Department   MADD National proudly selects Lieutenant Joshua Battista as our Officer of the Month for July 2021.  Lieutenant Battista supervises the Traffic Unit of the Goose...
A mother’s grief and loss, turns to a passion to end drunk driving. By:  Ava Fontenot   Lindsey My 25year old son Lindsey and his 21year old friend Raymond were killed by a drunk driver on July 2, 2010. Raymond...
By Alex Otte It might sound strange to say, but today, I celebrate 11 years since the day my life was forever changed because of one man’s wrong choice. I say “celebrate,” even though the day itself and the week...