Asian Substance Abuse Treatment Services (ASATS)
1370 Tully Rd Ste 501
San Jose CA 95122-3056
Language assistance available in: English, Vietnamese, Khmere, Tagalog, Korean, Hindi, Japanese, Cantonese
Program Manager: Sally Lawrence
AARS, Inc.s first managed care program began providing culturally and linguistically competent outpatient services in Santa Clara County in December 1996. Project ASATS (Asian Substance Abuse Treatment Services) is part of the Santa Clara County Department of Alcohol and Drug Services innovative Partnership (IP) collaborative. ASATS specializes in treatment services for the Asian/Pacific Islander community, but also has proven to be effective in working with diverse non-API communities of Santa Clara County.
Weekly treatment groups provide knowledge and understanding of addiction, basic drug and alcohol education, relapse prevention, healthier lifestyle, etc. The group also assists participants look at how culture impacts abuse, addiction, and recovery.
ASATS outpatient treatment services consist of assessment, treatment planning, individual and group counseling services, case management and aftercare. Specific groups focus on psycho-education, peer support and relapse prevention. Groups are also language specific. Project ASATS has the only monolingual Tagalog group in the Santa Clara County. The Program also offers clean and sober social activities such as potluck, ski trip, etc. Clients have access to Acupuncture, Meditation, Qi-gong, and Taiko (Japanese drumming) activities offered by Project Suc Khoe Moi, Intensive Outpatient Program.
Project ASATS is funded through the Santa Clara County Department of Alcohol and Drug Services.