Department of Substance Abuse Services (DSAS)


Mission and Vision

Our mission is to provide programs that enhance Army readiness by reducing accidents and incidents associated with alcohol and drug abuse.

Hours and Location

Contact Us Hours of Operation (Walk-in)
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Thursday and Training Holidays: Closed
Address
761st Tank Battalion, Bldg. 286
Fort Hood, Texas 76544

Overview

What You Can Expect

Initially, you will complete forms and be screened by a triage counselor. At this time an appointment will be made for additional services. Otherwise, you may be finished at this point. If you return for further evaluation, you will be asked for some personal history and some background information. You will also be asked to provide us with valuable information about your nutritional health and your personal learning style (s). The more specific information you provide, the better we will be able to assess your situation.

Before you leave our clinic al your questions will be answered and you will be fully informed as to the recommendations made by the DSAS counselor.

Services Available

  • Walk-in Triage
  • Evaluation/Assessment
  • Recommendations for Treatment
  • Referral
  • Education
  • Consultation Services
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Medication Evaluations

Your Rights as a Patient

As a patient at Fort Hood Department of Substance Abuse Services, you have the right to:

  • Reasonable access to care
  • Care that respects your personal values and beliefs
  • Personal privacy and confidentiality
  • Be kept informed of your treatment and encouraged to participate in developing your treatment program

If you have any questions about any of your rights or treatment, please ask the individual providing the service.

If the answer is not satisfactory or you feel you need to talk with someone else about an aspect of your care, please ask to see a clinical supervisor or the Chief of DSAS.

Eligible Patients

Services are available to all active-duty Soldiers, Family Members (limited), and civilians (limited).

As the rehabilitation side of the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP), the Department of Substance Abuse Services (DSAS) works in tandem with the garrison prevention programs to:

  • Prevent loss of productivity caused by drug/alcohol misuse, abuse, dependence
  • Provide drug/alcohol education, intervention, and rehabilitation services to authorized beneficiaries
  • Assist Command with identifying those who successfully complete treatment goals and who show potential for productive re-entry to the work force
  • Assist Command with identifying, for administrative action, those who choose not to rehabilitate or those who lack potential to rehabilitate

Family Members and civilians are also seen on a space available basis. Your decision to seek help is the first step on the road to recovery. There are several treatment options:

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training (2-day class)
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Inpatient treatment
  • Individual specialized groups
  • Medical intervention as indicated
  • Urinalysis and alcohol testing

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