Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Alcohol and Drug Evaluation?

An assessment process to determine an individual’s alcohol and drug use and its impact on their life.

How Long Does an Alcohol and Drug Evaluation Take?

The duration varies but usually takes 1-2 hours, depending on the complexity of the assessment.

Is the Evaluation Confidential?

Yes, evaluations are confidential, adhering to privacy and legal regulations.

What Assessments are Included in Alcohol and Drug Evaluations?

Assessments may include interviews, standardized questionnaires, and, if necessary, drug testing.

How Does an Evaluation Impact Treatment Recommendations?

Evaluation results guide the development of appropriate treatment plans tailored to individual needs.

What is a SAP Evaluation?

A Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Evaluation is a comprehensive assessment mandated for employees who violate a company’s drug and alcohol policy.

Who Requires a SAP Evaluation?

Employees who test positive for substance use, refuse testing, or violate a company’s drug and alcohol policy may need a SAP Evaluation.

How Long Does a SAP Evaluation Take?

The duration varies but typically ranges from one to two hours, depending on the complexity of the evaluation.

Is the Evaluation Confidential?

The evaluation is confidential within legal bounds but is typically shared with the employer for decision-making purposes.

How Does a SAP Evaluation Impact Return-to-Duty (RTD) Requirements?

The SAP Evaluation guides the development of a treatment plan and determines when an employee is eligible for the return-to-duty process.