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12-Week Program for Teens


Well Within is a 12-week, group based outpatient program for teens 15-19  affected by substance use/abuse and for their families. Teens learn to use the skills of mindfulness, to take control of their lives and to reduce or eliminate the need to “use.” They can gain the skills needed to reduce the frequency of substance use or other unhealthy behaviors in a safe, non-judgmental and comfortable group setting with peers.

Please contact Veronica Foster, LMFT, Clinical Supervisor & Well Within Program Director: 650-965-2020 ext. 124 or


Emotionally Intelligent Parenting Program

Parents/caregivers are invited to join a parenting program that could make a positive difference in your child’s development. EQ Parenting* is a six week group program for parents of children aged 6 – 11. It can help you to teach your child the skills of emotional intelligence. 

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence is about using your emotions to guide you through the world. It is about being able to use your knowledge of emotions to make decisions, to calm yourself, to manage anger and conflict, to help you in your relationships, to understand what is happening in social situations, and to assist you in any aspects of life that involves you and another person.  Children with greater emotional intelligence have been shown to:

  • Have greater success with making friends and be more able to manage conflict with peers;

  • Have better concentration, which means they are more likely to be successful academically;

  • Be more able to self-soothe when upset or angry;

  • Tend to have fewer childhood illnesses;

  • Have more stable and satisfying relationships as adults;

  • Have greater career success…emotional intelligence may be a better predictor of academic and career success than IQ!

In this parenting program we will teach parents what to do to help these skills develop.

Location: CHAC, 590 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View

Cost: Sliding scale

Date/Time: If you are interested in participating, please contact Sharon Greenstein, MA, AMFT at (650) 965-2020 or

Limited to 10 registrants.


Mountain View,

Sunnyvale, Cupertino


CHAC collaborates with FIRST 5 Santa Clara County and other community partners to offer programs that help parents and other caregivers understand the importance of physical and social-emotional development during the first years of life and early school years.  Key areas promoted are: 

  • Positive parenting

  • Family resources

  • Skill building

  • Early literacy & language

  • Healthy lifestyles

  • Community connection

Please visit the Family Resource Center site to learn more about current classes and events.