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 DUI (Driving Under the Influence) 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 treatment
recommendation will follow. The treatment recommendation 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 treatment to inpatient residential treatment. No matter the outcome, you will be expected to follow through with all recommendations.