Step Up! Outpatient Program

Our Step Up! Outpatient Program offers intensive group therapy, recovery education, individual counseling and family therapy to teens struggling with substance abuse. This after-school program has been successful in providing teens with in-depth treatment while they continue to live in their own home. Step Up! also provides after-care services for youth emerging from our short-term residential treatment program.

The Step Up! program is offered at no cost to teens and most young adults up to 21 years of age. Eligibility is based on age and the need for substance abuse services - not income.

When to Seek Help

  • The teen is regularly abusing drugs and/or alcohol
  • The teen has attempted to stop and is unable
  • Use may be harming the teen's:
  • - mood
    - family/peer relationships
    - school performance
    - leisure time activities

Click here to view our 2014 Step Up! outcomes report

To schedule a pre-admission interview:

San Jose Step Up!
Email us or call (408) 281-0708 ext. 133 between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. All calls are strictly confidential.
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South County Step Up! (in Morgan Hill)
Email us or call (408) 779-5050 between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. All calls are strictly confidential.
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Step Up! and Insight In-School Programs

Advent’s new Step Up! In the Schools program makes it possible for local community school students (ages 13-18) to receive group and individual substance abuse treatment during school, while our Insight program offers in-school mental health services. Students are referred to the programs by school staff or their probation officer. For more information, Email us or call (408) 281-0708 ext. 133 between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. All calls are strictly confidential.

Any teen (ages 13-18) who attends high school in the Fremont Union High School District may attend the Step Up! program located at the Fremont Union High School District Office. Email us or call 408-522-2275 for information.

Fremont Union High School District Office
589 W. Fremont Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
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