Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Expansion Program (ASTEP) (Ward 8)
The DC Department of Behavioral Health
Can This Service Be Accessed Virtually / Remotely?
Service Description
The Department of Behavioral Health offers treatment and support for teens and young people up to age 21 seeking help for drug or alcohol challenges. Call us and a counselor will talk with you about your needs and help choose a program that fits you. If indicated, a counselor also will make a referral to mental health treatment as addiction and mental health challenges often go hand in hand. All youth are served regardless of their ability to pay.
No insurance needed, Medicaid / Public Insurance, Private insurance
Always Free?
Financial Aid
Currently Unknown
Service Focus
Addiction / Substance Misuse, Co-occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders
Research-Supported Treatments
Currently Unknown
Medication Management Services?
Currently Unknown
Age Groups Served
Young Adults, Adolescents / Teens
Specialized Services for Gender Groups
Currently Unknown
Racial / Ethnic Groups Served
Currently Unknown
Specialized Services for LGBTQ+
Currently Unknown
Special Groups Served
Not applicable
Currently Unknown
Yes there is a waitlist
Licensed Providers?
Eligible States
District of Columbia (D.C.)
Riverside Treatment Center (Ward 8)
2041 MLK Jr. Ave. SE 20020
Phone Number
Date Last Updated