Visit Our Kiosk at 3909 Interstate Highway 35, Austin, Texas

  • Custom Sounds
    3909 Interstate Highway 35
    Austin TX 78722
  • CALL NOW: (512) 872-6538
  • Working Hours:

    Tue – Sat 10:00 – 7:00

    Mon-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.

Explore Our Assessments

General Drug and Alcohol Assessment

If a street drug, prescription medication, or alcohol is part of an arrest or court-related charge, a general assessment is often required. Your physician or someone close to you might request you take this assessment if there is concern about your wellbeing.

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License Reinstatement

If you have lost your license due to a DUI or other driving-related offense, you may have to complete a professional evaluation before your driving privileges are reinstated.

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DUI Assessment

A DUI assessment is required to determine if an alcohol use disorder contributed to your DUI charge and whether education or treatment is recommended to minimize risk in the future.

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Basic Alcohol Assessment

Our basic alcohol assessment determines if a clinical alcohol use disorder is present and whether education or treatment can be deployed to minimize risks in the future.

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Mental Health Assessment1

If you have received a legal charge of disorderly conduct, domestic violence, or any incident involving an altercation that resulted in law enforcement becoming involved, a court, prosecutor, attorney, or adoption agency could request a mental health assessment.

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Domestic Violence Assessment

Courts and probation officers can order individuals to complete this evaluation if they have been involved in a domestic dispute or been charged with domestic violence or disorderly conduct.

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Anger Management Evaluation

Courts and employers commonly ask for an anger management evaluation if there has been a domestic dispute or case of domestic violence or disorderly conduct. Other justifications include altercations at work, incidents of road rage, or similar circumstances.

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Workplace Incident Drug and Alcohol Assessment

Drug and alcohol assessments can be required by an employer if there has workplace accident and subsequent positive drug or alcohol test or if there has been a violation of a workplace policy regarding drugs or alcohol.

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Underage/Minor in Possession

Persons under the age of 21 who have been caught drinking or possessing alcohol or an illegal substance are commonly required by courts or their school to undergo professional assessment.

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Need an alcohol assessment for court? New Directions has been offering assessments for alcohol, substance abuse, mental health, and anger management issues since 2010. Our assessments have been accepted by employers and courts in 48 states and over 750 counties.

We help take the stress out of finding a trusted professional that can help you complete your court- or employer-ordered assessment.

Our new kiosk location inside Custom Sounds at 3909 Interstate Highway 35 in Austin, Texas, allows you to begin your alcohol assessment quickly and conveniently. Fill out our form, and one of our evaluators will get in touch by phone or online to begin your alcohol assessment for court—or any of eight other assessment options.

Why Choose New Directions for Your Alcohol or Other Court Assessment?


Get your assessment from the professionals trusted by 1,000s of satisfied clients. Our professional evaluators are trained to perform your assessments online1 for a variety of circumstances.


We have more than 12 years of experience helping individuals complete their court- and employer-ordered assessments. If you’ve been required to complete a DUI or other court assessment, New Directions assessments will likely qualify, as they’re accepted in 48 states and more than 750 counties.

Conveniently Online

Get your assessment started online now or visit one of our conveniently located kiosk locations and choose from one of our assessments. Evaluations are typically returned within five business days after the assessment is completed with rush processing available.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes. You can contact us by phone at 1-800-671-8589, and we will answer any questions you have about our assessment process and provide you with professional references.

Can I verify my assessment will be accepted before I pay for it?

Our assessments are accepted in most state courts and the majority of state DMVs. The "check my state" map on our home page can help you check your specific state. If you have concerns about acceptance, you can call our office or consult your requesting authority. You can also contact us before you begin services, and we can discuss our credentials, reporting standards, and any questions you have. 

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

Yes, your evaluator will email you a copy of your report when it's complete. You may then forward the report or make arrangements 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 fees be refunded if my assessment is not accepted?

All assessment fees (excluding rush order fees) are refundable if your requesting party does not accept our assessment and you meet the conditions of our Terms of Service Refund Policy. You have 45 days after completing your assessment to request a refund. Before requesting a refund, please read our refund policy under Terms of Service carefully.

Will my information be kept private?

Client confidentially is one of NDSBS' primary concerns. Please read our Consent for Service and Terms of Agreement for a detailed description of our privacy terms, including limits to confidentiality as governed by state and federal law. In addition:

  • We are members of the Better Business Bureau and hold an A+ rating.
  • All records are stored on SSL-encrypted servers
  • NDSBS does not record sessions conducted via webcam/video
  • All paper records are properly stored in protected locations

I need my assessment quickly. Can you meet my deadline?

We can expedite your order for an additional fee. If you need your assessment quickly, please get in touch with us as soon as possible to ensure that we can provide you with the complete service by the date you need.

1 May not be accepted in all locations