Real Talk: Drug Testing and Breathalyzers


The use of drug testing and breathalyzers is neither aligned with an Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed (ACRTI) approach nor does it comply with current requirements for voluntary services that expressly prohibit DV residential programs from screening based on sobriety. Still many DV residential programs require survivors to submit to drug tests and breathalyzers. If this applies to your program, here’s how to kick this habit.

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