Impaired driving offenders in New York State may be required to undergo a screening to identify risk factors for a substance use disorder either as part of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Impaired Driver Program (IDP) or by court order. After completing a screening, Individuals found to be at risk for developing a substance use disorder are referred for a comprehensive clinical assessment. New York State residents who are referred for an assessment, must choose an OASAS-approved provider. Based on your assessment, completion of a substance use disorder treatment program may be required by the DMV.
Information on the Impaired Driver Program (IDP) including stipulations for completion of the program, drops/re-entry, and information on conditional licenses are updated and maintained by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Screening and Referrals
Find an OASAS approved provider to conduct screening and assessments for Impaired Driver Program participants using the program/provider look-up tool. If you are unable to find a provider that is approved to provide clinical screening and assessment services in your area, call the New York State HOPEline (1-877-846-7369) for assistance.
Out-of State Residents
Out-of-State residents charged with or convicted of an impaired driving offense in NYS can locate authorized screening, assessment or treatment providers in their state of residence by searching for outpatient programs in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator.