LOS ANGELES COUNTY HOMELESSNESS, MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION RECOVERY RESOURCE DIRECTORY
Organizations that will assist with the road to recovery.
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APLA HEALTH — CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE PROGRAM
Call Roger Sediles or email firstname.lastname@example.org
APLA’s crystal methamphetamine program aims to reduce the risk of HIV infection and the social isolation caused by the use of crystal meth. The program consists of risk-reduction trainings, support groups and community events with gay men who use methamphetamine.
LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER
1625 N. Schrader Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028-9998
Provides addiction recovery/counseling services.
THE TWEAKERS PROJECT
Provides information and alternatives to the addicted person and their families and loved one’s through film, print, and the web.
UCLA VINE STREET CLINIC
910 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90038
A group of world-class clinical researchers and providers in L.A. that specializes in clinical trials for meth addiction treatment and research along with office-based treatment for addiction to opiods, stimulants, tobacco, alcohol and marijuana. In addition, Smart Recovery support groups meet on Thursdays at 5:00 pm
ALCOHOLISM CENTER FOR WOMEN
1147 S. Alvarado St. Los Angeles, CA 90006
Residential and support services for women in recovery from alcohol and drug related problems.
5000 Sunset Blvd. Suite 540, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Provides substance abuse counseling and primary health care to youth 12-24 years of age. Services are free.
DIDI HIRSCH COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
Provides counseling, mental health and drug/alcohol abuse programs. Sliding scale fees and accepts Medi-cal, Medicare and private insurance.
FRIENDS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
1419 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028
Provides free outpatient substance abuse treatment for gay and bisexual men who use methamphetamine. The program combines group counseling with an intervention that gives rewards for submitting urine samples that show no recent use of methamphetamine. The program lasts six months: Phase I consists of groups three nights per week for eight weeks. Phase II consists of group one night a week for 24 more weeks.
NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. SAMHSA sponsors National Recovery Month every September to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover.