• Substance Use Prevention Program

    Substance Use Prevention Program is a school-based counseling program for students. The program aims to provide socio-emotional support to students and to address and identify substance use and abuse issues. This program focuses on substance use prevention and education, anger management techniques, and provides additional support to all participants.


    • Individual and group counseling
    • Consultation with parents/teacher/school staff
    • Student and parent presentations (as requested) 
    • Information and referrals 
    • YATV (Youth Alternative to Violence program) 
    • Alcohol Awareness Prevention Team (A.D.A.P.T.), a student-centered approach to substance use prevention club
    • The Seven Challenges drug intervention program 

    Program Cost
    There is no cost to students and families.

    About CHS
    Since 1969, CHS has provided professional, affordable mental health and substance abuse counseling and recovery services to the residents of Monterey County. Our services focus on the entire family, with programs for people of all ages.

    Substance Use Prevention Program Flier
    Substance Use Prevention Program Referral Form
    YATV Schedule 2018-2019
    The Seven Challenges


  • Salinas Family Service Center
    433 Salinas Street
    Salinas, Ca. 93901
    Phone: 831-757-7915
    Fax: 831-757-0762

    Community Human Services County Office
    P.O. Box 3076
    Monterey, Ca. 93942