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Intoxicated Driver Resource Center
P.O. Box 30, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Phone: 732-745-4500  FAX: 732-745-4591

The Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) is a unit under the Division of Addictions and Mental Health Planning in the Office of Human Services.  The IDRC is responsible for providing the two-day educational/screening program for persons convicted of various statutes pertaining to operating  under the influence, refusal of the breathalyzer, underage drinking, drunk boating and fatal emergent accident.  Each person in the program is responsible for paying the program fee of a $230 money order.  Failure to abide by IDRC recommendations results in the issuance of a noncompliance report to the sentencing court, and the possibility of a minimum two-day jail sentence with further license suspension.

Every attendee is interviewed and screened by a professional counselor with a CADC certification or LCADC license.  Based on the screening score, driving record and self-reporting during the interview, an attendee may be referred to the following:

  • ASAM- PPC-2-R Assessment (further alcohol/drug evaluation)
  • Self-help
  • No referral for continued monitoring

 The educational program consists of some of the following topics:

  • Laws and Penalties
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs and their Effects
  • Use Abuse and Addiction
  • Alternatives to High Risk Behavior
  • MADD Victim Impact Panel
  • Self Help Resources
  • AIDS -- Facts and Community Resources
  • Aggressive Driving/Road Rage/ Distracted Driving

Individuals referred for the ASAM- PPC-2-R assessment receive an approved Middlesex County IDRC treatment provider list from which to choose an agency.  This list may change periodically, please call 732/745-4500 to confirm that the treatment agency has an active affiliation agreement with the Middlesex County IDRC office.

Individuals referred for the ASAMS PPC2-R screening receive an approved Middlesex County IDRC treatment provider list from which to choose an agency.  Since this list may change periodically, please call 732/745-4500 to confirm that the treatment agency still has an active affiliation agreement with the Middlesex County IDRC office.