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February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Counseling in California

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Drug abuse counselors work with people who are addicted to drugs and other addictive substances. These counselors must assess their clients and then provide appropriate individual or group counseling to help them identify and understand behaviors and problems related to their addictions. They do not provide psychological therapy. They usually work under the supervision of physicians, psychologists and social workers. Drug abuse counselors work in outpatient clinics, halfway houses and…