Alcohol and Drug Evaluation
These evaluations are often court-ordered and/or recommended by a criminal defense attorney or probation office for alcohol or drug-related charges. Common causes which most often require individuals to seek an Alcohol and Drug Evaluation include charges such as but not limited to
The primary purpose of an Alcohol and Drug Evaluation (which is also frequently called a Substance Abuse Evaluation for Non-DUI clients) is to comprehensively identify the symptoms of the individual and carefully determine whether these constitute an addictive disease and/or co-occurring psychiatric disorder.
Public Intoxication, Prostitution, Reckless Driving, Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Controlled Substances, or DFCS referrals in cases where parents must be assessed to determine whether their potential substance abuse or dependence problem is interfering with their capacity to provide a sufficient and safe minimum level of care for their child.