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WHEN people engage in self-destructive behavior, they may not realize they need help, and may be unwittingly supported in their behavior by family and friends. A professional interventionist can help family members and/or friends understand their options for dealing with a loved one who has an addiction problem. They confront the addict about the impact of their addictive behavior, reduce support for that behavior, and pave the way for entry into treatment.

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9055 Soquel Drive, Suite E
Aptos, CA 95003

(831) 476-4656
(831) 662-0636 - fax


Intervention for alcohol and drug abuse, a family process organized to address denial in a positive loving way, aimed at breaking through the defenses of the addict and getting him/her into treatment. Outpatient alcohol/drug counseling is primarily on an individual basis, short term, with family and relationship counseling available as needed. Insurance accepted. Medi-Cal not accepted.

Bilingual services are not available. Disabled Accessibility: none

Contact: Susan and Barry Wells.

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716 Ocean St., Suite 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-2003
Contact: J'Ann Rains

585 Auto Center Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-2233
Contact: Rose George

Comprehensive outpatient chemical dependency program providing prevention, early intervention and treatment services. Programs including Drug Prevention, Employee Assistance Programs, Drug Deferred Judgement, First and Multiple Offense Drinking Driver Programs. Services include assessment and referral; individual, family and group counseling; public presentations; training/consultation. Emphasis on services to populations with special needs, such as Latinos, women, and criminal justice system referrals. Countywide services available in English or Spanish. Fees based on ability to pay. Component of the Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair (partially), parking. Se Habla Español 
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(831) 818-9132


Never alone...making recovery a partnership

Coach for Recovery offers comprehensive services for people seeking recovery, emphasizing on Recovery Coaching, Interventions, and Counseling. We bring a unique and powerful approach to serving people based on many years of practice and a deep insight into human nature. We will work with you on a one-on-one basis to guide you through the difficult task of recovery.

Contact: Monique Cook, founder and owner

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147 S. River St. Suite 234-A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 234-2010


Coastal Turning Point provides integrated behavioral health care that meets the differing needs of the community with an individualized approach, and various evidence-based treatments. This wellness center offers individual, group and family counseling as well as intensive outpatient and day treatment for substance abuse offered to teens and adults. Comprehensive testing for brain health, Biofeedback and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) are also available for whom it is appropriate.

Contact: Cassia Bloom or Shawm Smith

5905 Soquel Dr. #300
Soquel, CA 95073

(831) 462-3271


Compassionate, confidential intervention and counseling with sensitivity to individual and family needs. Strategies for all areas and levels of substance related problems. Services include: formal interventions, recovery counseling, SAP services, assessments, family strategies to stop or moderate an individual's substance use, education on effects of substance use and recovery, resource identification, harm reduction, and medication management options. Some insurance and sliding scale available.

Contact: Mark Kalemos LCSW, SAP

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Referral resource information on this website is provided as a courtesy to the public and does not imply endorsement of the providers or services by the County or the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. Full Disclaimer...

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