Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Contra Costa, Inc.

DUI Program Services

Alcohol and Drug Assessment
During the intake each participant will complete an alcohol/drug assessment to help evaluate the participantís understanding of their substance abuse history.

Individual Sessions (Face to Face)
This is a meeting in which the participant and a counselor meet to interact on an individual basis to discuss the participantís behavior and attitudes, to support and encourage positive changes in the participantís lifestyle, and to facilitate resolution of problems related to the use of alcohol and other drugs. We will also discuss the participantís progress in the program, identify problems which may be a barrier to program completion, and to refer the participant to ancillary services when appropriate, based on the participants needs.

Education Sessions
Each participant will complete six education sessions which are designed to provide information on the inherent dangers in driving under the influence, the legal, social, and physical aspect of alcohol and drug use related to a participantís lifestyle, and the cycle of alcohol and drug addiction.

Group Sessions
This is a facilitated group meeting in which participantís meet to exchange ideas, to discuss their own behavior and attitudes, and to support and encourage positive changes in each othersí lifestyle to facilitate resolution of problems related to the use of alcohol and other drugs.