Get Started on an Alcohol Assessment for DUI | 2025 S. La Cienega, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2025 S. La Cienega Boulevard
    Los Angeles CA 90034
  • CALL NOW: (323) 628-1498
  • Working Hours:

    Mon – Sat 9:30 – 6:00

    Sun CLOSED

  • Complete your alcohol assessment at our convenient kiosk location. The tablets at our kiosk locations allow you to register, pay, and complete an assessment.

Our Assessment Options

DUI Assessment

A DUI assessment helps courts evaluate whether an individual has an underlying alcohol abuse issue that contributed to a DUI charge.

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Mental Health Assessment

Courts may require a mental health assessment to determine whether an individual is capable of appearing at trial to testify or whether an underlying mental health disorder is contributing to their behavior.

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License Reinstatement

Suspended drivers who want to have their driving privileges restored must complete a license reinstatement evaluation as part of their application to the DMV.

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Workplace Incident Drug and Alcohol Assessment

Workers with workplace drug and alcohol policy infractions may be required to complete this assessment as part of an incident report, or following a positive drug test.

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Anger Management Evaluation

Anger management evaluations are a type of evaluation usually required in situations involving assault, road rage, and other disputes or altercations.

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Basic Alcohol Assessment

Courts and employers order alcohol assessments when they want to evaluate whether an individual has or is at risk of developing a clinical alcohol disorder.

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General Drug and Alcohol Assessment

This type of evaluation may be ordered in cases that involve street drugs, prescription medications, or alcohol. Also known as an A&D assessment, AOD assessment, or AODA assessment.

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Underage/Minor in Possession

When people under 21 are charged with alcohol or drug-related offenses, schools, courts, and other authorities may request this evaluation.

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Domestic Violence Assessment

Courts and other authorities may ask for a domestic violence evaluation to determine an individual’s risk of instigating domestic violence or assault.

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It’s stressful when a court orders you to get an alcohol assessment for DUI. Fortunately, New Directions is here to help. Since 2010, we’ve completed more than 5,500 assessments for DUI, license reinstatement, mental health, and more. Our assessments are currently accepted in 48 states and more than 750 counties, and we have the expertise and experience you’re looking for.

We offer online assessments1 with qualified professionals. You can also arrange your evaluation by visiting our convenient kiosk location at Al and Ed’s Autosound in Los Angeles. Whichever option you choose, we are here to help you complete your assessment and get ready to move on with your life.

Why Choose New Directions for Your Assessment


You can trust our services. Our assessments have been accepted by courts and employers in 48 states and 750 counties across the country, and we’ve been in business for over 12 years.


Established and reliable, New Directions has been trusted by more than 5,500 customers since 2010. New Directions evaluators are qualified to complete your assessment online.

Efficient Online Service

Regardless of whether you choose to start the process online or at one of our kiosks, we will handle your assessment professionally and conveniently. Evaluations are typically completed within five business days after the assessment. For an additional fee, you can also request rush processing.

Frequently Asked Questions about New Directions

I need my assessment right away. Can you meet my deadline?

If you need your assessment quickly, please contact us first to ensure that we can provide you with the complete service by the date you need. Additional fees apply for rush processing.

Do you have references that I can check before I decide to register for an assessment?

Of course. Please call us at 1-800-671-8589, and we will provide references for you to check.

Can I find out before if my assessment will be accepted before I pay for it?

New Directions assessments are accepted by most state courts and DMVs. If you have concerns about acceptance, you can call our office or speak to the authority asking for the assessment. You can also refer to the "check my state" map on our home page.

Will you send the assessment report directly to me when it is completed?

Yes, your evaluator will email you a copy of your report once it's complete. You may then forward the report or decide to permit your evaluator to send it to the third-party authority requesting the assessment. In cases of an official court order, some exceptions can exist.

Will my information be kept private?

We are dedicated to keeping your information private and secure. For a detailed description of our privacy terms (including limitations on confidentiality under state and federal law), please read our Consent for Service and Terms of Agreement.

In addition:

·       All records are stored on SSL-encrypted servers

·       NDSBS does not record sessions conducted via webcam/video

Will my fees be refunded if my assessment is not accepted?

Before requesting a refund, please read our refund policy under Terms of Service carefully. When a requesting party will not accept our assessment and you meet the conditions of our Terms of Service Refund Policy, we will refund your assessment fee (excluding rush-processing fees). Refunds must be requested within 45 days of completing your assessment.

1 May not be accepted in all locations