Alcohol and Drug Evaluation: It’s not about passing or failing!
An alcohol and drug evaluation sounds scary and it could be intimidating. Drug Abuse or Alcohol Addiction has a tremendous impact on someone’s life. Alcoholism and Drug Addiction is a disease which affects individuals from all backgrounds. Addiction does not discriminate against race, age, sex, or socioeconomic status. Most of us expect a report that will conclude with a pass or fail result. An alcohol and drug evaluation does not give you a grade. It is a simple assessment comprised of two testing tools. The scores on your testing instrument may reveal the need for further assessment or some form. Of intervention.
Atlanta Treatment Center is one of the premier agencies in the metro-Atlanta area with offices in Atlanta, Decatur, and Marietta. Ourcomprehensive testing methods and screening procedures are friendly and they are conducted within an hour. There are several reasons an individual may seek an alcohol and drug evaluation.
Evaluations could be court-mandated, required by a pretrial, probation, or parole officer. The Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) may request an evaluation to determine a parent’s fitness in a custody matter. In some divorce cases, judges require both parties to undergo an alcohol and drug evaluation to determine placement for the children. The Department of Transportation (DOT), requires SAP evaluation when an employee tests positive during a random screening. While the reasons for the assessments may vary, the process is the same and it is conducted in a safe and confidential setting.