SAMI Meets at Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles - New MuralPhoenix House Academy of Los Angeles is pleased to host the next SAMI Meeting

on July 17, 2012 (Tuesday) at 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

at 11600 Eldridge Avenue, Lake View Terrace,CA91342

LVT North Meeting Room.

Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders in Adolescents

presented by

  • Frank Sanchez, LMFT, Director of Mental Health and Family Services, Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles
  • La Rae C. Neal, MBA, Managing Director, Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles
  • Carole-Ann Scott, MA, Director of Education and Prevention Services, Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles


Atrium Garden at Phoenix House Academy of Los AngelesAfter the clinical presentations and discussion, guided tours of Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles will be available. Tours are conducted by the Academy’s students and last about 20-30 minutes.  Breakfast will be provided (coffee, juice, water, baked goods, and fruit).

RSVP: Brooke Phillips, Planning Associate, Phoenix Houses of California

1 888 671 9392, or


More about SAMI:  Substance Abusing Mentally Ill is a group of providers and consumers of substance abuse and mental health treatment services in Los Angeles County.  The group’s monthly meetings provide educational opportunities, introduce various treatment programs, and give participants a chance to network and learn from each other.  More information is available from Thomas Granucci, Chairperson of SAMI.

Phoenix House Academy of Los Angeles provides residential treatment for adolescents with substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders. Our adolescent outpatient program allows teens to live at home while receiving intensive or traditional outpatient services.  The Academy 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. Treatment services include individual, group, and family counseling delivered by experienced mental health and substance abuse professionals. Our evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy curriculum addresses trauma, aggression and anger, family relationships, and gender-specific issues. We also offer ancillary enrichment services such as art therapy, health and fitness programming, and a state-of-the-art music recording studio.

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