We Provide:

Quality Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment

The only CARE provider in San Pedro/Harbor Area

We provide a full array of recovery support services

Affordable Treatment for Adolescents

Most PPO insurance accepted
Special Programs

Offering Affordable Quality Treatment
Low Cost and NO COST Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents  

How Do I Start?

Call (310) 831-0331 today and speak with one of our counselors or email for more information

Completely Confidential
"The Buzz"

"Wow, this program is different. They really get it and it makes a difference...
I am going to make it this time!"     - Misty C. 16

Program Mission and Philosophy

To provide affordable effective substance abuse treatment and education services to adolescents within the community.

To help educate participants about substance abuse so that they can use this information to assist them in overcoming their substance abuse problems.

Most alcohol, drug abuse starts in the teens:

(Reuters Health 2012) - A new survey of U.S. teenagers finds that most have used alcohol and drugs by the time they reach adulthood, and researchers say that could be setting up many of them for a lifetime of substance abuse.

Our Services

Focused solely on Adolescent treatment

Outpatient and Group therapy

Emphasis on the critical aftercare

Full array of recovery support services


HASATC Brochure

NIDA for Teens

NIDA Resources

11 Shocking Facts About Teens and Drug Use

1. Alcohol kills 6.5 times more youth than all other illicit drugs combined.
2. Traffic crashes are the greatest single cause of death for all persons age 6-33.
    About 45% of these fatalities are alcohol-related crashes.
3. More than 60% of teens said that drugs were sold, used, or kept at their school.
4. Crystal meth has become the most dangerous drug problem of small towns.
    Kids between 12 and 14 that live in smaller towns are 104% more likely to use
    meth than those who live in larger cities.
5. Youth who drink alcohol are 50 times more likely to use cocaine than young
    people who never drink alcohol.
6. About 64% of teens (12-17) who have abused pain relievers say they got them
    from friends or relatives, often without their knowledge.
7. While rates of illicit drug use are declining, the rate of prescription drug use
    remains high. 15.4% of HS seniors reported non-medical use of at least
    one prescription medication within the past year.
8. In 2008, 1.9 million youth age 12 to 17 abused prescription drugs.
9. Around 28% of teens know a friend or classmate who has used ecstasy, with
    17% knowing more than one user.
10. By the 8th grade, 52% of adolescents have consumed alcohol, 41%
    have smoked cigarettes,and 20% have used marijuana.
11. Teenagers whose parents talk to them regularly about the dangers of drugs
    are 42% less likely to use drugs than those whose parents don't, yet only
    a quarter of teens report having these conversations.
     Source: 2011 National Institute on Drug Abuse
Harbor Area Substance Abuse Treatment Center is licensed under the Department of Drug and Alcohol Program Administration #190586AP
California Access to Recovery Effort (CARE) - Provider #100537
Drug Medi-Cal Provider #197423