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Substance Use Treatment and Services at Alexander Youth Network

Pairing substance use with behavioral health treatment allows adolescents and teens to identify triggers and encourage healthy decision making.

Substance use continues to impact adolescent and teen population throughout North Carolina. Within the juvenile justice system for the state, 21.5% of youth demonstrate are current substance users. Among middle and high school youth in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, 12.9% are current alcohol users, 13.3% are current marijuana users, and 12.8% are current e-cigarette users.

Alexander offers solutions to meet your child’s academic, behavioral, and substance-related challenges.

Through the substance use programs at Alexander, we are able to offer residential, outpatient, and intensive outpatient substance use treatment programs. These programs combine counseling with psychoeducation, conflict resolution, anger management, crisis intervention, and academics to promote abstinence.

Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center

Through a partnership with Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center, Alexander Youth Network offers screenings to all clients, ages 12-17. This collaboration works to effectively reduce active substance use among adolescents by providing access to behavioral health treatment and substance use treatment at the same time. This dual partnership allows therapists and counselors at Alexander to identify underlying behavioral health challenges that are triggers for substance use.

Screening services are available in Charlotte, North Carolina. Anuvia also supports adolescent and teenage clients through our affiliate agency The Relatives.

Academic Based Services

Alexander Youth Network operates a Structured Day Treatment program for middle and high school students in Greensboro, North Carolina serving Greensboro and High Point. This program combines behavioral health treatment, substance use, and academics in a structured classroom setting.

The Structured Day Treatment program follows The Seven Challenges model of therapy for substance use. This model encourages individuals to identify life goals and challenges to make appropriate lifestyle changes towards sobriety.

Intensive Substance Use Treatment

Alexander Youth Network provides Intensive Substance Use Treatment through our community and family-based HYPE program.

Helping Youth Pursue Excellence (HYPE) is a new program within Alexander Youth Network’s Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program. HYPE provides a series of structured individual, family, and group activities and services in an outpatient setting designed to assist adolescents with addiction disorders. The goal is to begin recovery and learn skills for recovery maintenance while providing education in wellness and life skills.

Click here to complete the HYPE Referral Form.

Residential In-Patient Services

Alexander Youth Network manages a residential substance abuse program for adolescents and teens in Greensboro, North Carolina. This group home setting provides care for 8 males through our ASAP program and 2 females through Foster Services. While in the program, teens participate in a series of individual, group, and family counseling sessions to identify triggers and underlying draws to substance use.

At Alexander, we adhere to The Seven Challenges Model to help adolescents and teens to evaluate their life goals, personal challenges and empower them to make the appropriate lifestyle changes. While in the residential program individuals work through challenges with family and natural support systems to identify strategies for long term success. Please refer to our ASAP referral process guide and the ASAP program referral form for additional information.

Alexander can provide the support you and your child need to combat substance abuse

To make a referral to Alexander, please contact a member of our Access team at 855.362.8470. Download our referral form and let us help you and your family heal, together.