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Addiction Prevention Services

Uplift Family Services Addiction Prevention Services (APS) works to prevent addiction by informing and educating youth, families, schools, and communities about the dangers of adolescent drug and alcohol use, prescription pill swapping, teen pregnancy, and other unhealthy behavior choices. By working within identified schools and communities, APS can provide support to kids, teens, parents, and caregivers both in and out of the classroom. The program offers discussion groups for youth and parents, plus classroom presentations and training programs for teachers and other professionals.

Counties Served:

> Santa Clara
> Alameda

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County offers the following services in the Addiction Prevention Services Program:

  • Celebrating Families!

    Celebrating Families! supports healing and promotes safety for children of substance abusers. It prepares families in early recovery to be able to make the behavioral changes needed to raise a healthy family. The program integrates the teaching of parenting skills with strategies to break the cycle of addiction in families. It reinforces and explains what clients learn in treatment and recovery programs. Groups meet at the Uplift Family Services San Jose campus. Call (408) 379-3796 for more information.
  • HiRAP

    HiRAP is a support group program for adolescents ages 13-17 who demonstrate high-risk behavior such as drug and alcohol use. Groups meet at the Uplift Family Services San Jose campus and are also available at selected Santa Clara County public schools.

    Call (408) 379-3796 for more information.

  • HIPP

    HIPP (Holistic Intervention/Prevention Partnership) provides brief counseling for families struggling with addiction-related issues, and connects them to appropriate community resources. Call (408) 379-3796 for more information.
  • School-based Prevention Counseling Services

    Services are tailored to the needs of each school, and may include large-group assemblies, classroom presentations, small group counseling, and individual counseling, as well as parent education and teacher/staff education. This program is available at many elementary, middle and high schools throughout Santa Clara County. Call (408) 379-3796 for more information.

Alameda County

How does a child receive services from this program?
Families are referred to APS through the Uplift Family Services Client Services Center.

How do I get more information?
For referral to the program, call Uplift Family Services's Client Services Center at (408) 379-3796.

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