Chemical Health Assessments

Also known as a Rule 25 assessment, CD evaluation, or alcohol and drug assessment

Meet with a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) in Bloomington, MN.

A chemical assessment is a confidential, face-to-face interview. During this interview, you will be asked a variety of questions to determine:

  • Whether or not you meet diagnostic criteria for a chemical use disorder

  • The severity of chemical use problems

  • Insight into problems

  • Risk of future problems associated with substance use

Why do I need to complete a chemical assessment?

  • If you have encountered legal problems related to substance use (i.e. DWI, possession, underage consumption, failed interlock system) it is often recommended to be evaluated for a chemical assessment

  • Recommendation from your attorney prior to court appearance

  • Requested by your employer for use of alcohol or drugs at work

  • Your loved one(s) are concerned about your substance use

  • You are questioning if you need treatment and would like help with knowing which type of treatment would be best for you

    I’ve never done a Rule 25 assessment before, what can I expect?

  • After scheduling an appointment, you will be sent a link to the client portal to complete the intake forms

  • The length of the appointment is 60 minutes

  • You will be asked to sign a Release of Information for two people that are close to you in order to verify information about your history

  • A written summary of the findings and recommendations will be completed within 2-3 business days

  • Your written summary and recommendations will be reviewed with you over the phone

  • The written summary can be sent to whomever you choose (with written permission).

How much does a chemical assessment cost?

  • The cost of a chemical health assessment is $250

  • Payments accepted: Cash, Check, Credit Cards, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Interested in using insurance? Learn more about using out-of-network benefits