ABOUT TURNING POINT ALCOHOL AND DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAM, INC. IN LOS ANGELES, CA
Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Education Programs Inc. is a 501(c)(3) community-based nonprofit organization based in central Los Angeles, Calif.
Part of the 53.3 percent of facilities statewide that are nonprofit, and one of just 279 (21.3 percent) with programs that cater exclusively to teens, Turning Point works with some of the most vulnerable populations in the city - low-income adults, teens, and people with developmental disabilities.
While the facility does not provide detoxification, referrals to medically monitored services may be available prior to beginning treatment.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to the facility’s website, outpatient programming makes use of evidence-based methods to assist and prepare participants in re-establishing and developing everyday life and family skills, self-awareness, community relationships, and sufficient job preparation without the use of addictive substances. To be admitted, clients may either visit the facility in person (without an appointment) or call between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, or between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Throughout treatment, clients receive group and individual therapy, recovery planning, relapse and gang prevention, crisis intervention, parolee re-entry services, family reunification services, life skills training, anger management, parenting classes, and discharge planning. To date, Turning Point is one of 800 (61 percent) in the state that provides HIV/AIDS education and prevention; it is one of 604 (46.1 percent) that offers assistance with employment/career planning.
The facility’s Sanctuary Safe Haven program is often the point of entry to treatment. Here, clients receive daytime shelter and basic needs services that include hot meals, hygiene supplies, clothing, transportation, condoms, clinical and educational referrals, and internet, telephone, and mail services. The facility offers free secured parking. Healthy snacks are available during treatment.
The treatment team at Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Education Programs Inc. includes certified addiction specialists.
Though Rehabs.com has yet to receive feedback from facility alumni, Turning Point has solid coverage on secondary sites, including an average rating of 4.1 out of five stars from eight Facebook users and three five-star reviews on Google. Between the two sites, reviewers depicted a program that’s built to address the “essentials for rehabilitation.” “This is actually what the neighborhood needs, good job...!” D.S.M. commented.
The cost of treatment at Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Education Programs Inc. is $150 monthly or $25 per class. Meals and transportation are also included. For more information, clients may contact the facility directly.
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