Services for Teens in Los Angeles
Lake View Terrace, California
Our compassionate care and effective services help teens enjoy healthy and substance-free lives.
Established in 1994, Phoenix House Lake View Terrace offers help to children and teens struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. We provide outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment to teens ages 13-20 with substance-use-related disorders. Services include individual and group counseling for substance use; 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. These services are available for free to Medi-Cal eligible youth and are supported by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health – Substance Abuse Prevention and Control funds (Drug Medi-Cal). Phoenix House also offers substance use disorder outpatient services in local high schools.
Since 2003, Phoenix House has provided Mental Health Services to children and youth, age 5 to 19, suffering from anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, trauma, conduct disorders, and other mental health issues. Mental health services are offered in individual and group format by experienced therapists at our site in Lake View Terrace and in selected local schools in north-east San Fernando Valley. Teen and family counseling is also available in the community in local high schools. In addition, Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services are provided in schools and communities of north-east San Fernando Valley.
Phoenix House is certified by the California Department of Health Care Services for Outpatient SUD Services and for Drug Medi-Cal services. It is also certified for Specialty Mental Health Services by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health. The site is fully accredited to provide outpatient treatment for substance use disorders by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), with the accreditation renewed for three years in April 2019.
Find Us11600 Eldridge Avenue
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342
1 818 686 3000
Senior Program Director
Nely Meza-Andrade, LMFT
1 818 686 3000
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.
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.
Our services include counseling, family therapy, and parent education for families of teenagers in treatment.
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.