Middle and high school students experience the benefits of the Behavioral Health and Intervention Services provided by Phoenix House Orange County staff.
Paula Rice-Sherman, the new director of our Phoenix House Orange County Adult Services, opens up about her past work experiences, her goals for the program, and the satisfaction of helping clients recover.
Orange County Board of Supervisors Approved Phoenix House Behavioral Health Intervention Services in Local Schools
Phoenix House received a new contract to start Behavioral Health Intervention Services program in 30 Orange County schools. The two-year program will deliver Positive Action and SFP programs to elementary, middle and high school students and parents.
“There are exciting opportunities in my life now. I’m no longer the junkie on the street. There is a second chance in life, and Phoenix House was the beginning of mine.”
Phoenix House agency will participate in the First Orange County Veterans Stand Down, to be held on September 17th and 18th in Santa Ana, California. During the two-day event helping homeless and vulnerable veterans, Phoenix House staff will provide on-site substance abuse counseling and referrals, as well as assistance with clothing distribution and other on-site services.