Please be advised that the Mercer County IDRC will be open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm during June, July, and August. Appointments are require for in person meetings.

TCNJ Alert: Power update: class cancelation, housing, dining, registration

The college has been able to diagnose the cause of the power outage affecting several campus buildings. Repairs are expected to extend through the night and will necessitate us to shut off power to additional buildings. Because of this, the college is cancelling Monday classes after 3:30 p.m. and all classes on Tuesday. Classes will resume Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. Administrative offices will remain open.

Alert Posted on November 11th, 2019 at 2:45 pm

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Frequently Asked Questions

What If I Don’t Participate?

If you fail to complete your 12 hour IDRC program or do not complete a mandated treatment program or pay the required fees, your license will be suspended indefinitely until IDP/IDRC requirements are satisfied.

What Happens at the IDRC?

You will pay the IDRC program fee, participate in a alcohol/drug screening and attend 12 hours of psycho-educational training. The screening consists of completing a questionnaire and meeting with a counselor for a personal evaluation interview.

What Does the Education Program Do?

The education program, which is part of the 12- and 48- hour IDRC, contains information on social and problem drinking, alcohol and drug abuse, the impact of alcohol and drugs on relationships and their effects on driving ability. The New Jersey Intoxicated Driving Law will be explained and discussed with participants.

What Happens After I Have Been Detained and Screened?

You may be referred to a treatment provider for a substance use assessment. If you are clinically determined to have a need for substance abuse treatment, you will need to comply with the treatment provider’s recommendations. The IDRC may require monitored treatment or self-help group attendance for a maximum of one year. You must complete this treatment as part of your sentence.

What About My Driver’s License?

Your driving privilege will be restored when you have satisfied all court and MVC-imposed suspensions as well as being in compliance with all IDRC requirements.