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Project HERE

Outpatient Mental Health program for children and adolescents. Project HERE provides outpatient mental health services to youth ages 6-21 that is client-centered and culturally sensitive. We empower youth to work on the challenges they may be facing whether it be depression, anxiety, trauma or any other mental health related issue. Services available for youth with

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Project FORWARD

Outpatient mental health program providing co-occurring services to youth ages 13-18. Project FORWARD provides integrated mental health and substance use treatment to youth ages 13-18. Whether it be trauma, drug and/or alcohol use, depression, or any mental health related issue, we offer a safe space for youth.  We empower youth to work on the challenges

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Project RECONNECT

A substance use prevention and treatment program Project RECONNECT in Santa Clara is an adolescent outpatient drug treatment program, serving youth ages 12-18. Santa Clara is the original program and location, which began in 1994 as the first substance use disorder treatment program in the nation to target Asian and Pacific Islander adolescents. Services provided:  Specific groups

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PIONEERS (Pacific Islanders Organizing Nurturing & Empowering Everyone to Rise & Serve)

Program Overview Location:1115 Mission Road, South San Francisco, CA 94080 Days & Hours of Operation:Office Hours Monday through Friday 9 am – 5:30 pm and as needed for community and school events Eligibility for services: Contact Alexandra “Lexi” Saelua – Project CoordinatorPhone: 415-583-3980Email: lsaelua@aars.org Marcelle Valdez – Case ManagerPhone: 650-339-0650Email: mavaldez@aars.org

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Essence of MANA

An Outreach and Prevention Program targeting Samoan and Tongans in North San Mateo County Mana is a Pacific Islander concept that represents a connection to and spirit of a higher power (e.g., gods, ancestors, the universe). This concept is used to promote a holistic view of wellness (body, mind, and soul) among the Pacific Islander

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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Services for Adults (ODASA)

ODASA is an outpatient substance use treatment program that provides safe, culturally competent services in San Mateo County. ODASA is a value-driven, client-centered outpatient recovery program which provides culturally sensitive services to San Mateo County residents experiencing drug, alcohol, and/or co-occurring problems in a safe, supportive and structured environment. ODASA’s goal is to facilitate a

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Asian Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT)

ADAPT is a comprehensive multi-cultural and multi-lingual adult outpatient program that provides integrated substance abuse and mental health treatment services. ADAPT was established in the 1990s to address the rising impact of substance use disorder among Asian American and other immigrant populations. This experience laid a strong foundation for working with and meeting the needs of diverse populations,

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Adult Substance Abuse Treatment Services (ASATS)

ASATS is an outpatient substance use treatment program, specializing in providing culturally and linguistically competent services to Santa Clara County’s diverse communities. ASATS began in December 1996, as AARS’ first managed care program. Initially, ASATS specialized in treating Asian and Pacific Islander communities, but has since proven to be effective in working with diverse communities

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Transitional Aged Youth Interdisciplinary Service Team

The Transitional Aged Youth Interdisciplinary Service Team (TAY-IST) is an integrated outpatient program. We provide integrated mental health and substance use treatment for people ages 16-25. Services include: individual therapy, support/resource groups, life skill development, case management, peer support, and medications. Eligibility for Services Services available for people with Medi-Cal. Clients with no insurance may

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