A driver convicted of a DWI charge in North Carolina, must complete a substance abuse assessment and go through some form of alcohol and education or treatment program to reinstate drivers’ license if found guilty or advised by their attorney. North Carolina DWI Assessments and DWI Classes recommended in accordance to the ASAM criteria. Alcohol and Drug Education and DWI Classes are recommended to the drunk driver based on Prior Lifetime DWI Conviction, Refusal of a chemical test or (BAC) at the time of the arrest, and when the Substance Abuse Assessment reviles a diagnosis.
The 12- Hour Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CBI) educational program is typically sought out or assigned to clients who were charged with shoplifting, assault, disorderly conduct, or another type of misdemeanour crime that could have been avoid if the person used better judgment and decision making skills.
The 15-hour Drug Education class is for clients who have been charged with a misdemeanour violation such as possession, under age consumption, or distribution.
Alcohol Drug Education Traffic School (ADETS) is a 16-hour education program geared toward preventing the recidivism of drinking and driving.
A general substance abuse assessment is required in order to determine if the client has a problem with alcohol or other drugs and to assist with proper placement in a education or treatment program.
When a Department of Transportation (DOT) professional refuses or test positive on a drug screen they are required to complete a program with a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). One the employee has complete the DOT-SAP program they will be able to return to work.
We offer individual substance abuse counseling for clients who are not ready to start a group treatment program or who may be ambivalent about getting help regarding their alcohol or drug use.
Behavioral Health Intervention Center
Behavioral Health Intervention Center, LLC is a North Carolina state licensed outpatient substance abuse assessment facility with three Charlotte-Mecklenburg locations. We provide Driving While Impaired (DWI) and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) classes and substance abuse assessments for North Carolina and Out-of-State clients. BHIC also provides the Charlotte area with Alcohol Drug Education Traffic School (ADETS), short-term and long-term outpatient addiction treatment, Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP), court/probation, school and employer approved Drug Education, and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CBI), Department of Transportation -Substance Abuse Professional (DOT-SAP), Drug Testing, Individual and Family counseling, and counselor training and supervision.
DWI and Substance Abuse Services
We provide individual and group supervision for therapist and counselors working toward Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists (LMFT) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) credentialing.