Start Your Alcohol Assessment Fast | 2700 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica

  • New Sun Auto
    2700 Lincoln Boulevard
    Santa Monica CA 90408
  • CALL NOW: (323) 628-1545
  • Working Hours:

    Mon – Fri 8:00 – 5:30

    Sat 8:00 – 1:00

    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.

New Directions Assessment Options

Basic Alcohol Assessment

Employers and courts use this assessment to evaluate whether a clinical alcohol disorder is an underlying factor in an individual’s 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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General Drug and Alcohol Assessment

This type of report may also be called an AOD assessment, AODA assessment, or A&D assessment. It is usually ordered in cases involving alcohol, prescription medication, or street drugs.

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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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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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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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DWI/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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It can be hard to know where to start when a court or employer orders you to complete an alcohol assessment. Fortunately, there’s New Directions. For more than 12 years, the qualified professionals at New Directions have completed over 5,500 secure online assessments 1.

California’s courts, probation offices, and DMV all accept New Directions assessments, as do 48 states and more than 750 counties.

We offer two ways to get started:

·       Use our fully online service

·       Visit our kiosk in New Sun Auto on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica

Whichever option works for you, New Directions is ready to help you finish your evaluation and prepare to put this stressful situation behind you.

Why Should You Choose New Directions?

A Trusted Provider

We have been in operation since 2010 and set the highest standards of assessment quality and client satisfaction. Our assessments are accepted in most states and counties in the U.S.

Convenience and Efficiency

We offer streamlined services that you can access online or by getting started at our kiosk location. Once your assessment is completed, you will typically receive a report within five business days. Rush processing is available at an additional cost.

Experienced, Qualified Evaluators

Rest assured that your evaluation will be carried out by a professional who is qualified.

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.

Questions? Read the New Directions FAQ:

Help! I need my evaluation right away.

We offer rush processing for many cases, though additional costs apply. Please contact us to make sure we can complete your service by your deadline before you start the assessment process.

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 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

Can I check references for New Directions?

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

Will you keep my information private?

The privacy and security of your data is one of our top priorities. Please read our Consent for Service and Terms of Agreement for a detailed description of our privacy terms (including limitations on confidentiality under state and federal law).

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

Can I receive a refund if my assessment is rejected?

We do operate a refund policy in accordance with our Terms of Service. Please read our refund policy under Terms of Service carefully before requesting a refund. 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