Driver Improvement / SATOP / ADEP

The Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program (SATOP) and Alcohol and Drug Education Program (ADEP) offer education for offenders.

The Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health (formerly the Divisions of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Comprehensive Psychiatric Services) certifies agencies to provide services to individuals who have had an alcohol- or drug-related traffic offense. The Substance Awareness Traffic Offender Program (SATOP) serves more than 30,000 DWI offenders annually who are referred as a result of an administrative suspension or revocation of their driver licenses, court order, condition of probation, or plea bargain (statutes). SATOP is, by law, a required element in driver license reinstatement by the Department of Revenue

A representative will be available in court to sign-up for classes.

  • Interstate Court Service: 314-427-0408
  • Safety Council of Greater St. Louis: 314-621-9100
  • St. Charles County Community Service: 636-441-9002