Alternative Sentencing Assistance Program (A.S.A.P.)


A.S.A.P. is the Alternative Sentencing Assistance Program by Lifeworks Substance Abuse Services. We provide rehabilitation services to defendants charged with drug and alcohol-related offenses.

The program’s objective is to provide an alternative to jail time for charges of DUI, possession and other drug-related charges.

Drug Court has proven to be a successful alternative to incarceration but, unfortunately, many offenders may not qualify, our aim is to fill that need.

Treatment offers the best alternative for interrupting the drug use/criminal justice cycle for offenders with drug problems.

Untreated substance using offenders are more likely to relapse into drug use and criminal behavior, jeopardizing public health and safety and taxing criminal justice system resources.

Additionally, treatment consistently has been shown to reduce the costs associated with lost productivity, crime, and incarceration caused by drug use.

Lifeworks Alternative Sentencing Assistance Program includes:

Individual and Group Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Dual Diagnosis Treatment, Smart Recovery, 12-Step Meetings, Aftercare Planning, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Court Liaison Representative, Affordability, Aftercare program and ongoing support.

Most insurance plans accepted and conveniently located in Port Charlotte, Florida

Experienced Resource for Attorneys

We are committed to being a resource for attorneys, defendants and their family members throughout the recovery process. Our operations manager as court liaison is the bridge between your law firm and the clinical staff to provide:

Court reporting to the Department of Corrections, Therapeutic progress reports, Drug testing results, Aftercare plans, and any additional information required by the court.

ASAP can also be used in combination with our CMA Program which empowers our Clinical staff to remotely command BAC tests to both individuals and groups. Staff can command tests on demand, on a random basis, or on a fixed schedule. The staff is automatically alerted to out-of-compliance results – via the management platform, SMS, and email.

The system is affordable for clients, costing significantly less than other commonly used monitoring technologies. Easy to deploy and use, it can be up and operating in a single day.

This program is also available without the remote blood alcohol monitoring as a compliance program for clients with substance abuse issues that need monitoring and assistance.

We provide individualized treatment plans specifically tailored to the individual with an emphasis on gaining the tools necessary to overcome addiction to drugs or alcohol and becoming a productive member of the community.

Care for Clients, Accountability to Courts

Lifeworks Substance Abuse Services offers one of Southwest Florida’s most cost-effective treatment programs for drug and alcohol addiction. We are experienced in providing support for legal proceedings as well as throughout the lifelong recovery process.

Our mission is to treat the individual and support the family so everyone can return to a happy and healthy lifestyle.

Benefits of Working with Lifeworks Substance Abuse Services

Alternative to jail time for clients with drug and alcohol-related offenses.

To assist in providing accurate information to the judges, probation officers, and legal team.

We offer an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) a minimum of nine clinical treatment hours per week.

It is all too often the case that when an individual is finally ready to recover from their life-threatening drug addiction and/or alcoholism, the funds have about run dry and the ability to pay for residential treatment services is just not there.

Our fees are affordable and the level of care in clinical hours of the Intensive Outpatient Program is comparable to most residential treatment program requirements.

Lifeworks! is fully licensed to provide substance abuse and recovery treatment by the state of Florida Department of Children and Family Services.

We accept all major insurances, as well as provide an affordable sliding scale for our uninsured customers. Lifeworks! offers both Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs based on the individualized needs of each client.

Lifeworks! offers both individual and group therapies to help each client develop a strong recovery base. Each client’s individualized needs can be fulfilled by our well-rounded staff.

Lifeworks! offers experienced professionals with a proven track record for positive outcomes for the client and their loved ones.