D.A.I.S.Y., or Drug and Alcohol Intervention Services for Youth, provides intervention and education services for substance abusing youth ages 13-18 who are referred by parents, schools, Social Services, Monterey County Behavioral Health, Probation and Juvenile Drug Court.


  • Program utilizes The Seven Challenges an evidence-based best practice endorsed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
  • Individual, group and family counseling covering motivation, goal setting, drug refusal skills, building a support network, planning for emergencies, coping with relapse, problem solving, anger awareness and management, effective communication, coping with cravings and managing depression.
  • Substance abuse and gang education for parents.


Services are provided free of charge in English and Spanish.

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