Substance Abuse


Substance abuse, also referred to as AODA (alcohol and other drug abuse), can be treated through our Counseling and Wellness Clinic. The AODA program is a state certified community substance abuse program which allows SDC to provide treatment to all youth participants.

Program services include:

  • AODA education, assessments, counseling and treatment to Milwaukee County youth ages of 8-19.
  • Outpatient treatment including individual, and group counseling, case management, referrals, consultations, case coordination, advocacy and support for youth.
  • Anger Management counseling for youth in one-on-one or group sessions.

Prevention, Intervention and Education services include:

  • Educational presentations within Milwaukee Public Schools, alternative schools, choice/charter schools and other community settings.
  • Parent and family AODA education includes presentations, workshops and referrals for parents of at-risk youth.


SDC does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a
person’s sex, race, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.

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