ACER is a court-approved education provider in most parishes surrounding the greater New Orleans area. We offer educational classes for substance use that are designed for individual who have committed substance-related offenses.
SUBSTANCE USE EDUCATION
This 6-8 week program consists of weekly group education sessions centered around topics of substance use and abuse. Many clients are referred for these sessions due to a DUI/DWI/1st offense possession offense needing to meet court educational requirements, however, clients may be referred from other community agencies, family, friends, self-referred and/or other healthcare professionals. Urine drug screens are conducted randomly throughout program as necessary or required by the referring entity.
Topics addressed in Substance Use Education program
- Pharmacology (How drugs and alcohol affect the brain.)
- Blood Alcohol Level and What is Chemical Dependency
- The Cost of My Offense
- Triggers and Cravings
- DUI 1st Offense video and Laws on Repeated Offenses
- Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
Please bring picture identification and a copy of the court papers stating which offense/class you are needing to attend.