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Virginia Safety Alcohol Program

Palmetto Cognitive Solutions LLC is proud to announce that we are an approved provider for the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP) in Hampton Roads. Our clinicians provide ASAP assessments, treatment recommendations, treatment groups, and individual therapy services to individuals who engage with VASAP. We are here to support you through the substance abuse treatment process and provide services to help you accomplish ASAP requirements.

Ready to Take the First Step? 

Here's what you can expect: 

On your initial intake with a VASAP office, you will be given options for where to get a substance abuse evaluation/treatment. Ask your VASAP case manager at your first appointment about your options.

If you select Palmetto Cognitive Solutions LLC your VASAP officer will give you a formal referral to us. Once that happens, you can contact Virginia Counseling Services to schedule your evaluation appointment.*

*There are times when your VASAP officer does not send us your referral information. It is advised that you contact us to schedule the evaluation without waiting for VASAP to notify us first.

6-Week Treatment Group

If enrolled, the 6-week substance abuse treatment is $550.00 You will also be required to complete the assessment which is $125.

During your evaluation, we will work with you to find treatment options (if necessary) that will fit your schedule, requirements, and budget.

We have flexible appointment availability including weekend hours.

What You Need to Know About VASAP

  • How much is an assessment?
    The evaluation costs $150.00 and we require payment prior to the appointment time. We also require any referral documentation regarding charges, including VASAP documentation, prior to the appointment.
  • Why do I need a treatment assessment?
    It is crucial that you understand the reason for the evaluation before your scheduled appointment. Please refer to the agency or individual that recommended you to complete the assessment to answer this question.
  • What insurances are accepted?
    We do not accept insurance at this time; however, we offer flexible payment options to ensure our services are accessible to all. Reach out to us today to discuss the available payment options and start your journey towards improved mental well-being.
  • Does this course meet the court requirements?
    Participants are advised to verify whether this program is recognized and meets the specified criteria of their respective program, referral source, court, or legal representative before enrolling. While this program is widely accepted throughout the nation, it is recommended that participants conduct due diligence to ensure the program satisfies the specific requirements of their jurisdiction.
  • What tool is used during the assessment?
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Assessment is a tool used by addiction treatment professionals to determine the most appropriate level of care for individuals seeking addiction treatment. The ASAM Assessment is a comprehensive tool that considers all aspects of an individual's life, including medical, psychological, and social factors. It is designed to help individuals receive the most effective treatment for their specific needs. If you are struggling with addiction, seeking professional help through the use of the ASAM Assessment can set you on the path to recovery.
  • How do I enroll in the Treatment Group?
    STOP! You must receive an assessment by a qualified clinician before you can enroll in this program.
  • What can I expect in the Treatment Group?
    This program is designed to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of individuals' alcohol dependency and the necessary behavioral modifications required for safer driving practices. Participants are expected to attend an 8-week, 2-hour sessions, with punctuality and active involvement highly encouraged. The program has been extensively researched and is evidence-based, making it a widely accepted treatment cohort by courts. The course is instructed by a skilled licensed professional treatment provider who has fulfilled all requirements of the Board of Counseling and the Commission on Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program.
  • What materials are needed for the Treatment Groups?
    Each participant will be issued worksheets, resources and handouts.
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