Phoenix House Academy in Los Angeles Open House July 24

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Please join us for a day of networking, sharing resources, speakers, facility tours, and great food and refreshments at Phoenix House Academy in Los Angeles.Campus of the Phoenix House Academy Los Angeles

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Location: Phoenix House Academy in Los Angeles
11600 Eldridge Avenue, Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

Guest Speakers:

10:00 – 10:45AM: Johnny Higginson, Shadow Hills Riding Club – The Benefits of Equine Therapy in Treating Addiction

11:00 – 11:45AM: Chevvy Cheung, Department of Mental Health – Transition Aged Youth & Available Services

12:00 – 12:45PM: Officer Charles Chacon (Former DEA Agent), LAPD Officer – Mission Hills Division

1:00 – 1:45PM: Dr. Jonathan Whitfield, Phoenix House of Los Angeles – Spice and Other Drug Trends in the Adolescent Population

2:00 – 2:45PM: Judge Morton Rochman, Sylmar Juvenile Court – The Juvenile Delinquency Court Today

Facility Tours Include:

  • Male and Female Residential Programs, including our Short-Stay Unit (seven- to 30-day program)
  • New Supportive Services including Equine Therapy, Art Therapy, and Yoga
  • Onsite Fully Accredited School
  • Outpatient Mental Health Services
  • Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Services

For more information or to RSVP for a Facility Tour or for one or more of the Speaking Engagements, contact Michelle Rollens at mrollens@phoenixhouse.org or 818 686 3017.

Boys on the Patio of Phoenix House Academy in Los AngelesEstablished in 1994, Phoenix House Academy in Los Angeles provides a continuum of services for adolescents with substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders. Services include: residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment; home-based case management; and assessments and prevention. The Academy’s extensive grounds feature two-person bedrooms, classrooms, sports facilities, gyms, a computer lab, and a fully-equipped professional music studio.

Our Residential Program serves up to 110 teens and integrates residential treatment with an on-site public school (grades 9-12) managed by the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Services include individual, group, and family counseling delivered by experienced mental health and substance abuse professionals. Evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy addresses trauma (Seeking Safety), anger (Aggression Replacement Training), family relationships (Strengthening Families Program), and gender-specific issues (VOICES for girls and Pathways for boys). Individualized treatment services last from seven to 180 days. Many education and enrichment activities are also available.Mural at Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles

Our Short-Term Residential “Renaissance” Program serves up to 10 male teens in a separate wing with two-person bedrooms with private bathrooms, kitchen and dining areas, study and rest areas. Clients stay from seven to thirty days of assessments, stabilization services, and intensive individualized case management and therapy services. They attend school classes and participate in sports and wellness activities with other residents of the Academy. Phoenix House “Renaissance” Program offers a new approach to substance abuse treatment that boosts positive outcomes. Our highly professional full-time staff includes a Board-certified psychiatrist and licensed mental health professionals.

Music Studio at Phoenix House Academy of Los AngelesOur Outpatient Programs provide after-school substance abuse and mental health treatment services for adolescents with non-severe issues. Our Outpatient Programs offer individual and group counseling, educational workshops, and family therapy, all using evidence-based curricula (the Teen Matrix Model and Strengthening Families Program). Regular outpatient services feature six hours of treatment weekly, while intensive outpatient services include a minimum of nine hours of treatment and other activities.

We have openings in our programs; call us at 855 833 5750 for more details.

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