Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration (APRA)

Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration (APRA) APRA provides access to a quality continuum of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for residents of the District of Columbia.

Assessment and Referral Center

Mission: To ensure a quality substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery support system of care for District residents and families coping with the disease of addiction or at risk of becoming addicted to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Operating as usual

Timeline Photos
06/11/2012

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
06/11/2012

Timeline Photos

Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration (APRA)'s cover photo
06/11/2012

Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration (APRA)'s cover photo

Address

70 N St NE
Washington D.C., DC
20002

One block west of the New York Avenue Metro stop

General information

As the Single State Authority (SAA) on substance abuse, APRA promotes access to a continuum of quality substance abuse support services driven by data and informed by best practices to achieve positive health outcomes for District families and residents struggling with addiction and its consequences. With the responsibility to plan, implement, evaluate, regulate, and contract prevention, treatment, and recovery support services, APRA’s offers the following: • Prevention services include preventing the onset of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by children and youth, reducing the progression of risk and increasing protective factors that increase the likelihood of healthy, drug-free youth and their families. • Treatment services include assessment and referrals for appropriate levels of care and maintenance of a comprehensive continuum of substance abuse treatment services including outpatient, intensive outpatient, residential, detoxification and stabilization, and medication assisted therapy. • Recovery Support services include wrap-around services, such as car coordination, mentoring, coaching, educational support, job readiness training and public transportation, to ensure a full continuum of care.

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 18:00
Thursday 07:00 - 18:00
Friday 07:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(202) 727-8473

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