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What is an Assessment?

An alcohol and drug assessment assesses a person’s substance abuse history. The substance abuse evaluation then evaluates the extent/severity of a person’s current level of substance use and or abuse to diagnose any addiction/ substance-related disorders.

Asurgent Health’s Ohio Board Certified Licensed Therapists, based on data collected during the assessment are then able to evaluate the severity of substance use to formulate diagnosis and recommendations when needed.

The substance abuse assessment usually involves a 1 to 2 hours interview. The evaluation also allows for the development of a treatment plan designed to address the person’s specific circumstances.

Assessments are scheduled and completed MON-FRI 9:00 am-2:00 pm and 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Assessments are also scheduled on Saturdays by appointment only.

What to Expect From an Assessment?

If the assessment determines that you have a substance abuse condition, there will be a treatment recommendation and an option to develop a treatment plan to initiate services.

The clinical diagnosis and recommendations will be explained to you.

As a result of data collected from the assessment, treatment recommendations may include but are not limited to the following

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and/or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings
  • substance abuse education or counseling sessions
  • random drug and alcohol testing
  • an outpatient treatment program
  • an inpatient treatment program, and
  • individual or group treatment sessions
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How to Schedule Intake and Assessment Appointments

Your first step is to call us to schedule your initial appointment MON-FRI 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

Most clients receive same-day assessments.

At the time you call to schedule your intake appointment, you will need to have insurance information available as well as complete admission and screening documents. Clients will be given a link (email) to privately complete the requested paperwork. Our staff is prepared to help you navigate this process.

If you are unable to complete admission documents virtually you do have the option to come in person. Once you complete the forms, you will be assigned a therapist to complete your assessment and determine the best level of care.

The assessment session provides an opportunity for you to build rapport with the therapist and provide them with some background information about yourself and the reasons you are seeking services. In addition, the counselor will be able to answer your questions regarding assessment recommendations, services, confidentiality, and what to expect in therapy.

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