Services for Teens in Los Angeles
Lake View Terrace, California
Our compassionate care and family counseling help teens launch healthy and substance-free lives.
Established in 1994, Phoenix House Lake View Terrace is an evidence-based residential treatment program for teenagers ages 13-18 affected by addiction and/or mental health disorders. Residents attend a fully-accredited on-site high school while receiving comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment services, including: individual and group counseling (mental health, substance use disorder, trauma, and anger management); family therapy (parent education, group counseling); art therapy; cultural and recreational activities; and a broad range of life skills training. The center’s extensive grounds feature two-person bedrooms, classrooms, sports facilities, gyms, and a computer lab.
Phoenix House Lake View Terrace offer outpatient and intensive outpatient day treatment to teens ages 13-20 who struggle with substance-use-related disorders. Services include individual and group counseling: mental health counseling; case management; educational workshops; family services; and substance-free recreational opportunities. Evidence-based treatment techniques are used to address such issues as trauma, depression, anger management, and behavioral disorders. Teen and family counseling is also available in the community in local high schools. Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services are provided in schools and communities of north-east San Fernando Valley.
The center serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas is licensed by the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs. It is fully accredited to provide treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
We are grateful for the support of our Community Advisory Committee for Phoenix Academy at Lake View Terrace:
- Josie Zarate, President, Lake View Terrace Improvement Association and President Foothill Trails District Neighborhood Council
- Cile Borman, Vice President, Lake View Terrace Improvement Association
- Elijah Wells, Lake View Terrace Association
- Esther Villa, Executive Director, Our Streets’ Dream
- Wanda Presburger, Beverly Hills
- Hayko Aldzhikyan, President ServiceMaster Recovery and Board Member, Phoenix Houses of California, Inc.
Find Us11600 Eldridge Avenue
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342
1 818 686 3100
Senior Program Director
Nely Meza-Andrade, LMFT
1 818 686 3100
Our treatment philosophy is based on the understanding that addiction is a chronic disease. Individuals suffering from substance use disorders deserve evidence-based treatment in settings that offer privacy and dignity.
Insurance and Payment Options
Our experienced staff is skilled at working with all types of insurance providers to help you access the treatment you need. Phoenix House is an in-network provider for most major insurance carriers, managed care programs, and Medicaid.
Do your programs accept insurance?
Yes, Phoenix House California accepts most insurance plans, including: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, LifeSynch-Humana, APS Healthcare, MHN, Cigna, HealthNet, and Value Options. We also accept United Behavioral Health and partners.
What is your policy towards involving family members?
Family involvement is an integral component in the treatment process. Individual family sessions, multifamily group therapy sessions, and parent and significant other education groups are offered as part of each client’s individualized treatment plan. Phoenix House invites families to special informational and educational sessions, provides them with appropriate printed resources in English or Spanish, (including… more
Will I be able to continue working and/or go to school while in treatment?
Individualized treatment plans are designed by each client and his or her therapist, taking into account goals and provisions for continued employment and/or education.
Our Core Services
Outpatient Services for Teens
Phoenix House teen and adolescent programs provide treatment in a safe, supportive environment that gives youth and their families a chance to break free from substance abuse.
Prevention and Education Services
Phoenix House’s prevention and education services highlight the dangers of drug use, reinforce self-esteem, and educate youth and adults to make positive choices.
Mental Health Services
Substance abuse and addiction often go hand-in-hand with mental health issues, and Phoenix House offers treatment programs designed specifically to meet this need.
Residential Services for Teens
The Phoenix House programs for teens and adolescents offer intensive substance abuse and mental health services in CARF-accredited facilities, often with high school academic programs.
Assessment and Evaluation Services
In various locations, Phoenix House provides independent assessments and evaluations of substance use disorders as requested by individuals, families, schools and the Criminal Justice System.
Los Angeles County Office of Education maintains a fully accredited high school on-site. Academic tutoring is available for those who are unable to attend school on a daily basis. In an effort to create educational continuity, all students are instructed through self-paced educational materials.
Our services include counseling, family therapy, parent education, and group activities for families of teenagers in treatment.
Recreation and Fitness Program
A full-time coordinator and team of coaches and recreation therapists assess each teen’s fitness level and help them set personal fitness goals. Three times a week, teens participate in planned indoor and outdoor activities, which are supplemented by dance, yoga, and recreational outings.
Medical and Nursing Services
Health, medical, and dental services are provided by staff nurses, consulting physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, and dentists, and through partnerships with community clinics and medical centers.
Every day, our courageous patients and expert staff work together to fight addiction. Take a look at the Phoenix House approach and the array of programs and services—from counseling and family therapy to yoga and the arts—that help our patients build new lives in recovery. Learn more about our programs and find a treatment location near you.