CHANGES COUNSELING CENTER - DUI, Substance Abuse Counseling, & BASICS program
Reno Municipal Court
Changes is proud to be the premier counseling provider of the Reno Municipal Court's new BASICS and CASICS program. This program is designed for first time and non-DUI offenses where alcohol or marijuana was involved in the arrest (such as Drunk in Public or Minor In Possession charges).
This BASICS program is a unique therapeutic experience consisting of two private counseling sessions with a certified counselor specially trained in this mode of therapy. Participants must also complete an on-line substance abuse assessment survey. Results of this assessment protocol are then discussed in-depth with your counselor. The negative impact alcohol may be having on your life will be explored with your counseling provider. You and your counselor will then determine new goals and strategies for safe, non-abusive drinking, or even abstinence. This program is available by appointment only. Total cost for the BASICS and CASICS program is $80.00. The on-line alcohol assessment is at no cost to clients.  
The BASICS / CASICS programs is designed to raise participants' awareness of the negative consequences of alcohol abuse and set some change goals.  Upon completion, we will provide participants with a certificate to return to the Reno Municipal Court that satisfies their requirements. Participants in this program must be sentenced by the Reno Municipal Court (no other Reno or Sparks area courts are participating at this time).
Call 250-0080 to schedule your appointment.