Substance Abuse

On this page you’ll find resources for people currently struggling with alcohol or drug abuse issues. For information about residential treatment or clean and sober living, click here.

Al-Anon Family Groups
Toll free: 1-800-356-9996

Al-Anon Family Groups has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic. Call or visit their website for meeting information.

Alcoholics Anonymous
5732 Soquel Drive, Soquel, CA 95073
(831) 475-5782

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Alto Program
740 Front St, Suite 130, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 427-5290

The ALTO program offers outpatient services, drug/alcohol counseling, drinking driver programs, drug court, domestic violence programs, and more. Flexible hours and a sliding scale fee. All services are confidential.

California Smokers
English: 1-800-NO-BUTTS
Spanish: 1-800-456-6386

The California Smokers’ Helpline is a telephone and online program that can help you quit smoking. Helpline services are free, funded by the California Department of Health.

Camp Recovery
3192 Glen Canyon Rd., P.O. Box 66569
Scotts Valley, CA 95067

The Camp Recovery Center provides adults and teens with alcohol and drug problems comprehensive and specialized detox, residential, outpatient and aftercare treatment programs. Call for a confidential, no obligation assessment, immediate intake or to receive any other information.

Fenix Outpatient Services
10 Alexander St., Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-5914
24 Hour Crisis Line: (831) 722-1000

Fenix Outpatient Services provides drug and/or alcohol abuse treatment services to adults. We offer comprehensive individual sessions, family and group sessions. We provide substance abuse counseling including: AOD education, Early Sobriety, Relapse Prevention, Perinatal Cal-Works, Anger Management, Domestic Violence and Prop36. Counseling sessions vary in duration and most are based on a sliding fee scale. No one is denied services due to inability to pay. Private and self-referrals are welcome.

Janus of Santa Cruz
200 7th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 462-1060
Toll free: (866) 526-8772

At Janus of Santa Cruz our goal is to provide the highest quality programs for recovery from alcoholism or other chemical dependencies. Intensive outpatient & 20-bed residential drug & alcohol treatment, detox program, prevention & education program, sober living homes, AA meetings, perinatal center, dual-diagnosis, counseling, day treatment.

Narconon Program
262 Gaffey Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone: (831) 768-7190
Toll Free: 1-800-556-8885

Drug rehabilitation/detoxification program that also offers life skills and life management techniques.

Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 5143 – Santa Cruz, CA 95063
24 Hour Helpline: (831) 429-7436

Santa Cruz Area chapter of Narcotics Anonymous. Visit their website for meeting schedule, events, and more information.

Pioneer House
290 Pioneer St

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 459-0444

The Pioneer House provides Dual Diagnosis day treatment services, free of charge, for men and women who are both chemically dependent and affected by schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression. Working with the River Street Shelter, Pioneer House also provides a residential treatment program for up to eight homeless people who are willing to make a full-time commitment to recovery.

The Watershed
24 Hours: 1-800-711-6375
Alcohol and drug abuse crisis line.


**Some information including mission statements and program details taken from providers’ websites**


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