Alcohol & Drug Information School
This program lasts a minimum of eight hours. It is educational and focuses on decision making, as well as psychological, sociological, physiological, and legal consequences of alcohol/drug consumption and traffic safety. The program is offered on Saturday. Classes are often full, so schedule promptly to ensure timely completion. The mission of the Washington Alcohol and Other Drug Information School (ADIS) is to promote public safety by reducing the number of injuries and fatalities due to driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs. Individuals attend this course because their use of alcohol and other drugs has put them and others at risk. The course encourages effective decision-
These programs are divided into two categories:
1. Chemical Abusers -
2. Chemical Dependent -
Intensive Outpatient Treatment
The program consists of 72 hours of treatment that must be completed within a 12 week period.
Classes are held on three separate days of the week averaging three hours in length, until 72 hours of positive treatment process is complete.
Deferred Prosecution Programs
Deferred Prosecution Programs are authorized for misdemeanor charges pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 10.05. This statute allows any misdemeanor charge to be deferred for alcohol, drug, or mental health reasons that have contributed to the misdemeanor offence, provided the individual begins and completes the recommended treatment program.
Benefits of Deferred Prosecution
A few of the benefits of Deferred Prosecution Programs are:
The individual gets treatment.
The individual's record does not reflect a conviction.
The individual usually does not serve jail time, provided they complete the program.
In the case of DUI, the individual does not lose their driver's license.
The individual's insurance is often not raised individual does not lose their driver's license.
The individual's insurance is often not raised.