Alcohol Drug Education Training School

The Alcohol Drug Education Traffic School (ADETS) is an educational program for someone with a DWI conviction. This program is for people who don’t have an identified substance abuse disorder but may be at risk for these disorders.

PRIME for Life is the educational program used in all the ADETS in North Carolina.

The program’s goal is prevention of any type of alcohol or drug problem and the health problems these lead to.

Treatment Considerations

  • You have a right to professional and ethical services based upon your level of need.
  • You may be asked to sign a treatment contract. You must have a certified counselor.
  • Treatment groups must be conducted by trained therapists. These groups must be limited to 20 clients and must be conducted for the scheduled time.

Resources for Providers

ADETS Program Certification Information