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Welcome to State of Mind Mental Health and Consultation Services P.C. DUI Processes and Evaluation information page. We are professionals that conduct DUI evaluations and provide Risk Education classes for the Circuit Court or the Illinois Office of the Secretary of State. State of Mind thrives to provide and exceed the set standards provided by the Department of Human Services, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (DASA). The objective of State of Mind staff is to always deliver services with integrity and excellence. When State of Mind cannot provide the appropriate services, a confidential and appropriate referral is made to another DASA licensed facility.

The following is the DUI Processes and Risk Education Services:

Illinois states:

Anyone arrested for Driving Under The Influence of alcohol and/or other drugs (DUI) must undergo an Alcohol and Drug Evaluation before sentencing can occur for the DUI offense, or restricted or full driving privileges can be granted by the Office of the Secretary of State.

DUI Evaluation:

The purpose of the evaluation is to determine the extent of the defendant's alcohol and/or drug use and its associated risk to current or future public safety. The following areas are reviewed by the qualified professional:
Your Driving History
Your Chemical Test Results (BAC level during arrest)
Your Objective Test Score
Your Private Interview with a State of Mind qualified professional

When the DUI Evaluation is completed, a Risk Classification and a recommendation will be determined by the qualified professional and recorded on the Alcohol and Drug Uniform Report form for the Circuit Court or the Office of the Secretary of State.


The purpose of DUI Risk Education is to provide orientation to offenders regarding the impact of alcohol and other drug use on individual behavior and driving skills and to allow offenders to further explore and personal ramification of their own substance use and abuse.

 The following Risk classifications are:

Minimal Risk
Moderate Risk
Significant Risk
High Risk

Minimal Risk

Client Fee: If an offender provides proof of indigence, in accordance with poverty guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a sliding fee scale is provided to the person.

DUI offenders who are self-pay and unable to pay the fee in its entirety, a scheduled payment plan shall be initiated and approved by the offender and the Director.

Most private insurances accepted.              

The person is required to successfully complete a minimum of ten (10) hours of DASA defined DUI Risk Education divided into at least four (4) sessions held on different days. No session shall exceed three (3) hours in length on any given day. 

Moderate Risk

Moderate Risk - Successful completion of a minimum of ten (10) hours of DUI Risk Education, a minimum of twelve (12) hours of early intervention services provided over a minimum of four (4) weeks with no more than three (3) hours per day in any level consecutive days; subsequent completion of any and all necessary counseling; and, after discharge, active ongoing participation in all activities specified in the Aftercare Plan, if so recommended following completion of the early intervention.

Significant Risk

Significant Risk clients are required to successfully complete a minimum of ten (10) hours of DUI Risk Education, a minimum of twenty (20) hours of substance abuse treatment and completion of any all necessary counseling.

High Risk

High Risk clients are required to successfully complete seventy five (75) hours of substance abuse treatment and to complete any all necessary counseling.

Once the DUI Risk Education is Successfully completed a Certificate of Completion is provided to the Client and to either the Circuit Court or Illinois Secretary of State.

Cook County approved DUI and Treatment Provider

All treatment intervention is based on objective and subjective evaluations and assessments.