Empowering youth to pursue healthier living

AACI Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ADAPT)

The AACI Adolescent Substance Abuse Out-Patient Treatment Program (ADAPT) provides services for youth ages 13 through 21, who meet entrance criteria.

The Program provides assessments, individual, group and family counseling, and aftercare services. Our services combine psycho-education and counseling. This approach empowers youth and their families, and gives them tools toward healthier living.

The AACI Adolescent Substance Abuse Program is served by experienced staff, including licensed clinicians, with various bicultural and bilingual backgrounds

Program Information

Hours of Operation

Mon-Wed: 8:30-5:30pm

Thur: 8:30-7:00pm (by appointment only)

Fri: 8:30-5:30pm

Closed Sat and Sun


  • Anyone 13 to 21 years old who is struggling with substance abuse-related issues.
  • Referrals from school, juvenile probation, county & community service providers, and self referrals.

Community Served: Santa Clara County and the Juvenile Justice System.

Languages served: English, Japanese, Mandarin, and Serbo Croatian

*For Referrals:  Please Contact County Call Substance Abuse Call Center Phone: 1 (800) 488-9919 and request AACI as a provider

ADAPT Substance Abuse Program – Yukiko Hatanaka, AMFT; Program Manager 408-975-2730 ext. 218

For more information, please contact:

Katie Nice, Family and Children Services Program Manager, 408-975-2730 ext. 305

ADAPT Services

Admission assessment includes a comprehensive assessment of youth’s substance abuse in the context of their emotional and behavioral problems, medical health, and school functioning.

Counselors work with youth individually to develop individualized treatment goals, focused on the needs of adolescents. Counselors assess treatment progress at regular intervals. Crisis counseling helps youth who have relapsed and provides stabilization.

Youth receive support through psycho educational and motivational techniques necessary for substance abuse recovery.

Counselors provide assistance with resources, referral, linkage and care coordination to various services based on the best interests of the youth.

Counselors meet with family members, together with youth, to help support youth to achieve their treatment goals.

Counselors provide assistance and follow-up services for individuals who have completed treatment. Counselors prepare youth for discharge and help youth to develop a plan for their ongoing recovery needs, utilizing community resources and providing referrals.

Counselor provides follow-up services for youth who has completed treatment. Counselors work with youth to develop individualized recovery plan. Youth engages in meaningful daily activities, and builds positive relationships and social networks to make successful recovery.