Early Intervention Services
Level 0.5 Early Intervention for Adults and Adolescents, this level of care constitutes a service for individuals who, for a known reason, are at risk of developing substance-related problems, or a service for those for whom there is not yet sufficient information to document a diagnosable substance use disorder. Often this level of service is related to DUI Education Courses.
Evaluation Center is a service that evaluates a person pursuant to NRS 484C.350 in a facility certified by the Division to determine whether the person is an abuser of alcohol or another drug through an assessment process. An Evaluation Center must not be operated by a treatment program if the county population is 100,000 or more. Individuals typically don’t meet the criteria for a substance use disorder, but are at risk of developing a diagnosis due to driving under the influence. Delivery of services typically include a 6-8-hour educational curriculum on the impact of alcohol and substance use on operating a motor vehicle and other daily activities. Evaluation Centers serve as a component of a court order evaluation because of a Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Service deliver also includes a comprehensive assessment that entails screening too screening tools to assist with referral needs for mental health assess, ASI or other acceptable biopsychosocial, ASAM 6 Dimensional assessment, DSM 5 with documented criteria to support diagnosis and Diagnostic Summary of the recommendation including any case management needs and referrals.