Reader Input: Double DUI arrests a wake-up call

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Double DUI arrests a wake-up call

Does a DUI go on the front page (“Does a DUI go on the front page?,” Another View, Dec. 9)? I say yes!

The young woman who had two DUIs in one day is obviously very sick (“Make it a double – Two DUI arrests in same day for Auburn woman,” Journal, Dec. 5). Substance abuse is a primary illness, progressive and often fatal. That is the bad news. The good news is substance abuse is treatable today and we have more knowledge about addiction.

The courts today are very aware of substance abuse addiction and have many resources to help these people.

Today, millions of people all over the world with addiction problems have found help.

You can hardly turn on cable TV without this issue coming up. To those who just used poor judgment, a DUI is a warning.

Pay attention.

Carol Wallgren, Auburn