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    Alto Substance Use Disorder Program Staff Spotlight

    One of the most important services Encompass provides is Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and counseling. Our qualified and licensed staff help members of our community struggling with drug or alcohol dependencies recover and get their lives back. Encompass’ Alto Counseling Centers located in Santa Cruz and Watsonville provide trauma-informed SUD counseling, supporting clients to identify and achieve their goals of harm reduction, sobriety, medication assisted treatment, legal follow through, mental health linkage, medical needs, and more. They help clients sort out life stressors and determine what part substance use plays in them. Our counselors are trained professionals with knowledge of substance misuse and its impact. They offer in-person or counseling via Telehealth and provide coordination with clients’ medical providers and with their families, when needed. With therapy and support, our Alto team strives to make positive changes in the lives of our clients. 

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    Honoring our Staff for National Health Center Week

    Every August, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) sponsors National Health Center Week (NHCW) to celebrate and increase awareness of America’s 1,400 Community Health Centers. National Health Center Week is an opportunity to highlight the commitment and passion of Community Health Center staff, board members, and supporters who make it possible to provide quality healthcare services to more than 30 million patients across 14,500 communities annually.

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