Press Releases

Alcohol Monitoring Company Sets New Standard in Continued Care

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA: Soberlink, the leader in mobile breath alcohol detection technology, announced its ongoing support of eight newly adopted principles for the treatment of alcohol addiction. These national principles, announced in November, have been adopted by 16 healthcare organizations ranging from Aetna and Beacon Health Options to Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna.

Derived from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health released in late 2017, these “Eight National Principles” are designed to refocus efforts to treat alcoholism as a substance use disorder and provide a comprehensive view of treatment ranging from universal screening to personalized diagnosis. Of particular interest is the fourth principle that requires “continuing long-term outpatient care with monitoring and adjustments to treatment,” according to the report.

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Receives Soberlink’s Continued Care Partner Award

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in mobile breath alcohol detection technology, proudly announces the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation as the first annual recipient of its Continued Care Partner Award. The Connection Program was launched by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in 2011 and has successfully served thousands of clients in early recovery by providing personalized addiction recovery coaching, monitoring and family support. Connection coaches are licensed addiction counselors trained in recovery management, relapse prevention and phone support.

Addiction Experts Publish Consensus on the Soberlink System

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in mobile breath alcohol detection technology, announced today its inclusion in an expert panel consensus paper about the use of remote monitoring in the clinical treatment of alcohol use disorder.

The consensus paper – written by a panel of nine alcohol use disorder treatment and research experts – was recently published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. The paper examines the Soberlink System as a method of BAC collection and monitoring in various recovery situations. The experts concluded that remote monitoring could play a vital role in successful recovery as a method of deterrent, and a means of early detection and intervention.

Landmark Surgeon General Report Finds that Monitoring is a Vital Component of Recovery

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – The United States Surgeon General Report on alcohol, drugs, and health finds that brief intervention and monitoring – like technology offered by Soberlink, the leader in mobile-breath sobriety monitoring – can be a vital part of healthy recovery from substance use disorders.

Dr. Vivek Murthy’s Report addresses one of the largest health crises we face in America; what’s being referred to as an addiction epidemic, and proposes changes to the way we approach and care for substance use disorders. Further, the Report finds that “treatment for substance use disorders remains largely separate from the rest of health care and serves only a fraction of those in treatment.” It reads in part:

Soberlink Healthcare Expands with New Business Development Hire

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in mobile-breath sobriety technology, is proud to announce the expansion of personnel with the addition of Kate Perfetti, a licensed substance abuse counselor, who will lead east coast business development.

Perfetti has an extensive background in the healthcare sector that includes an assistant coordinator position for the Boston Public Health Commission and working as a licensed substance abuse counselor for the Plymouth County Corrections Facility. Her employment endeavors have included: case management, after care planning, facilitating group and one-on-one counseling sessions, and crisis management, and much more.

Soberlink Launches Redesigned Website and “Sober Stories”

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in real-time mobile-breath sobriety technology, today announced that the Soberlink Breathalyzer has received 510(k) premarket clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for medical use by healthcare providers to remotely measure alcohol in human breath, for the purpose of aiding in the detection and monitoring of alcohol consumption in those who suffer from alcohol use disorders.

Soberlink and Sober Sky Web Portal act as an accountability tool that allows recovering individuals to conveniently and discreetly share blood alcohol content (BAC) results with their treatment providers and recovery circle from almost anywhere in the world. Soberlink has worked for over five years with the top treatment facilities and addiction experts to develop a protocol for using the Soberlink System in clinical monitoring of alcohol use disorders.

Soberlink Receives FDA Clearance for Medical Use

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in real-time mobile-breath sobriety technology, today announced that the Soberlink Breathalyzer has received 510(k) premarket clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for medical use by healthcare providers to remotely measure alcohol in human breath, for the purpose of aiding in the detection and monitoring of alcohol consumption in those who suffer from alcohol use disorders.

Soberlink and Sober Sky Web Portal act as an accountability tool that allows recovering individuals to conveniently and discreetly share blood alcohol content (BAC) results with their treatment providers and recovery circle from almost anywhere in the world. Soberlink has worked for over five years with the top treatment facilities and addiction experts to develop a protocol for using the Soberlink System in clinical monitoring of alcohol use disorders.

Soberlink, Inc. Successfully Sells Criminal Justice Segment

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in mobile-breath sobriety technology, today announced that it is supporting the recovery community by attending and participating in the Unite to Face Addiction Rally on Oct. 4, 2015 in Washington D.C. The rally, which expects 100,000 attendees, is the first of its kind and aims to spark nationwide conversations about the stigma associated with addiction and recovery.

“Addiction truly affects every one of us. Our commitment to a connected recovery community is what drives us to develop cloud-based technology,” says Soberlink CEO Brad Keays, “and participating in powerful events like Unite to Face Addiction gives us the opportunity to honor that commitment.”

Soberlink to Attend and Support at
Unite to Face Addiction

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in mobile-breath sobriety technology, today announced that it is supporting the recovery community by attending and participating in the Unite to Face Addiction Rally on Oct. 4, 2015 in Washington D.C. The rally, which expects 100,000 attendees, is the first of its kind and aims to spark nationwide conversations about the stigma associated with addiction and recovery.

“Addiction truly affects every one of us. Our commitment to a connected recovery community is what drives us to develop cloud-based technology,” says Soberlink CEO Brad Keays, “and participating in powerful events like Unite to Face Addiction gives us the opportunity to honor that commitment.”

Soberlink Launches Soberlink Bluetooth in the Netherlands

CYPRESS, CALIF. – Soberlink, the leader in mobile-breath sobriety monitoring, today announced that it has received CE certification and begun a pilot program in the Netherlands. The US-based technology company has partnered with SoberCare to bring mobile-breath monitoring to SolutionS continuing-care program.

Soberlink has undergone the rigorous process to receive CE certification and begin this pilot program in the Netherlands. A group of patients participating in SolutionS’ continuing-care program will now be able use Soberlink’s advanced monitoring technology instead of being subjected to laboratory urine testing. In just seconds participants can take a breath alcohol test and submit it wirelessly to SoberCare.