Youths aged 24 and under (and those who support them) who are affected by substance or alcohol use can access our programs or parole:
- Full assessment of a youth’s drug and/or alcohol use and its impact on relationships, education/ employment, legal, leisure, physical and emotional health
- Counselling for the youth and his/her family
- Services available for young people affected by someone else’s substance use
- Additional referrals as required to meet client needs
- Community support and education
Services are available in :
Burlington & Oakville: 905-639-6537
Milton, Georgetown, Acton: 905-693-4250
Know the D.E.A.L (Drugs, Education, Alcohol and the Law)
- An Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills Program funded by the United Way
- Know the D.E.A.L. is a psycho-educational group workshop that educates youth 13-18 years of age about the effects, harms and laws of substance use from a strengths based, harm reduction lens.
- Available to all schools in the Halton region, the 3 Day Know the D.E.A.L. program is geared towards and presented to secondary students in grades 9/10 as part of Ontario’s Health Curriculum
- Interactive and engaging workshop topics include Cannabis, Vaping, Alcohol, Opioids and Overdose, as well as Triggers and Healthy Coping Strategies.
- In preparation for ADAPT’s Days Ahead program, youth may enroll in the 5 Session Know the D.E.A.L. individual program before being referred to Days Ahead for further counselling support. Comprehensive intake/assessment and a tailored treatment plan is included in the Know the D.E.A.L. individual program
- Please contact ADAPT’s Youth Program Manager at 905-465-5760 for information on how to bring the Know the D.E.A.L. program to your school.
Services are available in:
Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown, Acton
Transitional Aged Youth Outreach Program (TAY)
- Active outreach support to assist young adults, with or without mental health concerns, in overcoming homelessness, unemployment, and limited education to address their substance use
- Flexible schedules to accommodate clients
- Programs are also available for parents and caregivers
Call 905-693-4249 for more information.
Consultations are available for concerned individuals to problem-solve specific situations. Anyone may call for this service to 905-639-6537 ext 0 or 905-693-4249.