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  • 9607 S. San Pedro Street
    Los Angeles CA 90003
  • CALL NOW: (323) 628-1528
  • Working Hours:

    Mon – Fri 9:00 – 6:00
    Sat – 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

General Drug and Alcohol Assessment

Also known as an A&D assessment, AOD assessment, or AODA assessment, courts may order this assessment in cases involving alcohol, prescription medication, or street drugs.

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Driver’s License Reinstatement

DMVs require an independent license reinstatement evaluation when deciding whether to restore a suspended or revoked driving license.

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DUI Evaluation

Courts often request an independent evaluation to determine whether an underlying alcohol abuse disorder has contributed to a DUI/DWI charge.

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Underage/Minor in Possession

People under 21 charged with alcohol or drug-related offenses may be ordered to complete a minor in possession evaluation by a school, court, or other authority.

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Mental Health Evaluation

Courts may require this evaluation to assess if an individual is fit to testify in court, or to determine if a mental health disorder may have contributed to their behavior.

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Anger Management Assessment:

This specific type of evaluation may be ordered following a workplace altercation, assault charge, or road-rage incident.

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Basic Alcohol Assessment

This assessment helps employers and courts determine whether an individual has a clinical alcohol disorder that has affected their behavior.

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Workplace Incident Drug and Alcohol Assessment

Employers may require this assessment following a workplace drug and alcohol policy infraction.

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Domestic Violence Assessment

This type of evaluation aims to help courts and other authorities determine whether an individual is a potential risk in a domestic violence situation.

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Being ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation by your employer or a court is stressful. New Directions can help you get started. Since 2010, our qualified evaluators have completed more than 5,500 assessments online1.

New Directions offers the chance to complete your evaluation fast so you can move on with your life. Our streamlined assessment services are offered and accepted in 750+ counties across 48 states.

Choose from our fully online service or visit our kiosk at Little Jim and Tim’s Auto on South San Pedro Street in L.A. to get started—whichever suits you best.

Top Three Reasons to Choose New Directions

Efficient Service

For most cases, we can offer a streamlined service through a secure online assessment. After completing the assessment process, the majority of clients receive their reports within five business days. For an additional fee, we also offer rush processing.

A Trusted Industry Leader

We’ve completed more than 5,500 assessments online over the last 12 years. We’re proud of our high-quality service and client satisfaction.

Qualified Professionals

A qualified and experienced evaluator will complete your assessment. Our services are accepted by California courts and probation offices as well as the DMV.

How Do I Know This Assessment Will Be Accepted?

Brian talks about what courts, employers, and various authorities look for to consider an assessment legitimate and acceptable.

New Directions Frequently Asked Questions

I need my evaluation right away. Can you help?

Please contact us before starting the assessment process to make sure we can complete your service by your deadline. We offer rush processing for many cases. Additional fees apply.

Does New Directions have references I can check?

Yes. Please call us at 1-800-671-8589 and we will be happy to send you references to check.

Will you send the assessment straight to me when it’s done?

Yes, your evaluator will e-mail you a copy of your report when it’s complete. You can either forward the report or give your evaluator permission to send it to the requesting authority on your behalf. Some exceptions apply in cases where there has been an official order from a court.

Can I check whether my evaluation will be accepted before I pay for it?

Yes. Feel free to call us or to contact the authority that ordered your assessment. New Directions online assessments are accepted by most state court systems and DMVs, including those in California. You can also visit the "check my state" map on our home page.

Is my information kept private and secure?

Yes. The privacy and security of your data is one of our top priorities. 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.

Key points about our approach to client privacy include:

•    We use SSL-encrypted servers to store all client data
•    NDSBS does not record sessions conducted via webcam/video



If my evaluation is rejected, can I receive a refund?

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