DUI Clinical Evaluations are comprehensive assessments that an individual may undergo after receiving a DUI (Driving Under the Influence), a DWI, or a Drug related DUI. ASAM Often time’s individuals may find themselves “caught up” in situations that they just did not foresee happening just like a DUI. Those situations could involve going out with co-workers after work, for drinks and being pulled over by the police, or celebrating a friend’s birthday at the bar and getting pulled over for falling asleep at the light, whatever the situation may
be,it was something that you just did not plan to happen. After being arrested, spending some time in jail, and paying fines, you are court ordered to have a (Driving Under the Influence)DUI Evaluation. What do you do next and what does that really mean?
Alcohol and Drug Evaluation, LLC can assist you with your needs. Alcohol and Drug Evaluation, LLC has qualified clinical staff who will complete a thorough DUI Evaluation. In the state of Georgia, if you have been charged with a DUI, you must have a substance abuse evaluation by an approved Evaluator through the DUI Intervention Program.
The DUI evaluation is the time when the Evaluator gathers all information to make an objective recommendation. A detailed interview is completed gathering substance use history, criminal history, driving records and any prior arrest history. During the DUI evaluation, a urinalysis is also completed. After the assessment, a Counseling
recommendation will follow. The Counselingrecommendation may vary depending on the outcome of the evaluation. Recommendations could be attending NA/AA support groups, individual counseling, attending and completing substance abuse groups, outpatient Counseling to inpatient residential Counseling. No matter the outcome, you will be expected to follow through with all recommendations. These are just a few questions to make sure you have answers to prior to starting you DUI Clinical Evaluation. DUI Clinical Evaluations can change in a few circumstances. Dependent on the state where you reside, if you have more than one DUI in a certain span of time you may have to undergo a Multiple DUI Clinical Evaluation. Another scenario you can find yourself in is if you have received a DUI in a state other than the one where you reside. If this is the case you will need to undergo an Out-of-State DUI Clinical Evaluation which is far more lengthy and costs significantly more than a regular DUI Clinical Evaluation. A DUI Clinical Evaluation is typically the only route to getting your license back if it has been suspended for a DUI. This is usually just one of many stipulations that are given to you in order to qualify for your license once more. DUI Clinical Evaluation recommendations come in many forms, but are normally in the form of a span of time needed to be completed in an ASAM Level I treatment program. DUI’s are dissimilar to other infractions because the amount of treatment you have to complete is normally a length of time as opposed to a number of sessions or classes that need to be completed.