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Community Human Services

Substance Use Prevention Program

Substance Use Prevention Program is a school-based counseling program for students. The program aims to provide socio-emotional support to students and to address and identify substance use and abuse issues. This program focuses on substance use prevention and education, anger management techniques, and provides additional support to all participants.

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Consultation with parents/teacher/school staff
  • Student and parent presentations (as requested) 
  • Information and referrals 
  • YATV (Youth Alternative to Violence program) 
  • Alcohol Awareness Prevention Team (A.D.A.P.T.), a student-centered approach to substance use prevention club
  • The Seven Challenges drug intervention program 
Program Cost
There is no cost to students and families.

About CHS
Since 1969, CHS has provided professional, affordable mental health and substance abuse counseling and recovery services to the residents of Monterey County. Our services focus on the entire family, with programs for people of all ages.



Salinas Family Service Center
433 Salinas Street
Salinas, Ca. 93901
Phone: 831-757-7915
Fax: 831-757-0762

Community Human Services County Office
P.O. Box 3076
Monterey, Ca. 93942