The SPIRITT Family Services in El Monte, California provides personalized services to individuals suffering from various addiction problems, including alcohol, drug addiction, sex addiction, and gambling. The center was established in 1992. The mission of SPIRIT for residents of the community is “to offer drug and alcohol rehabilitation, counseling, educational, therapeutic, and sensitive referrals.” Since its inception, the center has been a top provider of drug treatment, alcohol treatment, and residential treatment for people who are addicted or living with addiction. In the last three years, the number of patients who have enrolled in the substance abuse rehab facility in El Monte has increased dramatically.
One of the most popular outpatient treatment programs in the county is the SPIRIT for Men at Broadway Village. Offering a variety of outpatient services, the center offers one on one counseling, detoxification, medication management, and group therapy. Among its many offerings, the center offers a medically supervised detox detoxification program for men and women. The center also offers a medically supervised one on one counseling session for clients that require individual counseling.
Other in-patient treatment programs offered at the facility include detoxification follow up, pharmacy follow up, Spanish-speaking patient education classes, Spanish language services, and HIV/AIDS awareness and education. The SPIRIT Family Services also partners with various other local and national groups to extend its service throughout the community. Among its collaborations with other local organizations, the center collaborates with the Alcoholics Anonymous Association, Cal State University, Pacific Legal Institute, and the Loma Association. The organization also collaborates with the Hispanic Center for Drug Evaluation (GCDE), the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, and the Drug Treatment Program at Pacifica. Other local support groups that work closely with the spirit include the Pacifica Food and Drug Bank, the Triad Treatment Program for Drug Addiction, the North County Drug Treatment Center, and the South Coast Drug Rehab Center.