What is a clinical screening?

A standardized comprehensive clinical screening will be conducted with you to determine: 

  1. Any acute needs requiring immediate attention at the time of contact; 
  2. The most appropriate level of service; 
  3. Any special needs related to medical conditions, medications, women and children issues, mental health issues, physical handicaps, cultural, ethnic and sexual orientation considerations; 
  4. Placement at or referral to the Provider most suited to meet your needs.

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1. How can I gain access to County Funding for drug and alcohol treatment?
2. What is a clinical screening?
3. What is a financial screening?
4. What is the Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Program?
5. Are there any preferences in placement?
6. Are there placement delays for any other populations or services?
7. Who will know about my substance abuse treatment?
8. What can I do if I am not satisfied with my treatment?
9. What other assistance is available to me during treatment?
10. How can I obtain more information about drug & alcohol services provided through the county program?
11. Who funds the Montgomery County Drug & Alcohol Program?
12. When are the Montgomery County Drug & Alcohol Council Meetings?
13. What are some helpful phone numbers for treatment support?