Santa Cruz Teen Drug / Addiction Programs

The Teen program consists of specialized group therapy sessions led by clinical therapists. Our goal is to improve participant’s well-being by assisting in building healthy relationships, satisfying daily activity, and improving the ability to positively manage their emotional state.


Contact us at 831-234-2010


Who is appropriate for this program?

The Teen IOP program primarily serves clients with mood and anxiety disorders such as major depression, bipolar disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder as well as substance abuse and those who are dually diagnosed. The program also accepts participants with other disorders such as schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder who are already stabilized on medication.

The program consists of groups topics including but not limited to; Goals Setting, Life Skills, Self- Esteem, Developing Healthy Relationships, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training, Developing Coping Skills and Emotional Regulation, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).

Information and Referrals

For outpatient providers please call 831-234-2010 to obtain information on scheduling an intake appointment. For facilities, we require records sent to us at our fax: 831-226-2123

For referred patients, please call us directly at 831-234-2010 so we can complete a telephone screening and schedule an intake appointment. Our goal is to schedule intakes within three program days of the telephone screening.

Program features include:

  Weekly Individual and Family Therapy

  Parent Coaching Aftercare Program

  Monthly Parent Education Classes

  Monthly Family Program

  EMDR, biofeedback, and neurofeedback

  Small group sizes

Our Expert Clinical Team

  Licensed Marriage, Family Therapists

  Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors

  Licensed Clinical Social Workers

  Licensed Professional Counselors

  Mental Health Counselors

  Addiction Specialty Medical Doctor

  Board Certified Psychiatrists