Substance Abuse Screening and Assessment

Assessment explores a person's use of legal or illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or other harmful substances and the extent to which the substance use has negatively impacted physical and emotional well-being. The assessment process includes completion of screening, interview, documentation, and determination of DSM 5 diagnosis and ASAM Level of Care recommendation.

 

According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), addiction is considered a progressive disease that, left untreated, can result in disability or premature death.  If you are not sure you need help or not ready to make a call, think about how alcohol or drugs are impacting your life or the life of a loved one:

  • Do you feel your substance use is holding you back in any way?
  • Is substance use negatively impacting your relationships, work, school, or home life?
  • Are you using more substances than you intended, or is it difficult to cut down or control your substance use?
  • Is the quality of your school or work declining as a result of your substance use?
  • Do you feel physically sick or unwell when you stop using substances?
  • Are you taking opioids for pain but are now “hooked”?
  • Have you ever gotten a DUI for drinking/driving under the influence of a substance?
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Kenai Office
10200 Kenai Spur Highway
PO Box 882
Kenai, Alaska 99611
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1230 Ocean Drive Unit 1
Homer, Alaska 99603
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