Sin Puertas (Without Doors) is an adolescent outpatient behavioral health provider in Tucson, AZ, serving youth 13-20 years of age. Sin Puertas is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services to help youth build skills to overcome their substance misuse and/or behavioral health issues. Our certified and caring professional staff also help teens struggling with trauma, stress, family communication and conflict, and other issues affecting their lives.
Since 2004, Sin Puertas has been providing adolescent substance misuse services to youth and their families in the Tucson community. Through a trauma-informed lens, evidence-based programming and counseling practices, staff work with other local behavioral health providers, the juvenile justice system, schools, and the community to provide the best quality of care for youth and their parents/guardians.
Sin Puertas has also been the leading agency in providing adolescent peer recovery support services through their FreeMinds group, based on the alcohol/narcotics anonymous adult recovery groups concept; and is currently the only agency in the community providing adolescent peer recovery support groups.
Counseling - Outpatient Treatment for Substance Use and Mental Health Issues
Sin Puertas provides a wide-ranging approach to care that include:
Comprehensive screening to assess most appropriate levels of care
Individual and IOP (intensive outpatient) group counseling
Tools for educational success
Life skills (thinking & social skills, money management, health education)
Healthy relationship building
Family support services
Recovery support groups and peer-led activities
Additional programs and services offered through Sin Puertas:
The Building Bridges program serves youth 13-21 years of age who are homeless or at-risk for experiencing homelessness and/or needing substance use treatment. The program aims to: a) increase safety and security for youth in assisting them to take steps toward meeting basic needs and developing a community safety net, b) reduce general life problems and substance use, and c) increase community re-engagement as evidenced by school attendance and/or employment.
Program participants work 1-on-1 with a Pathways Coach to:
Develop goals and identify needs
Address life challenges
Receive tailored services based on individual needs
Coordinate services to address youth substance abuse, physical and mental health
Provide life skills coaching and workshops
Utilizing evidence-based curricula, participant outcomes include:
Independent and critical thinking skills
Transitional living resources and skills
Effective communication skills
For more information on the Building Bridges program contact: Lisa Teyechea at 520-624-5806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bizanteen Bike Shop
The Bizanteen Bike Shop is a large component of the Building Bridges program that provides individual and group training in bicycle safety, repair, maintenance, and building. Bizanteen Bikes aims to increase participant knowledge in riding safety and provide hands-on learning tools in an effort to teach youth valuable soft and hard skills.
The program refurbishes bikes for program participants and provides retail opportunities for the community. Bizanteen Bikes partners with the local community and accepts bicycles and bicycle parts donations.
For more information on Bizanteen Bikes contact Olu Fordham at (520) 624-5806 or email@example.com
Referral > Assessment > Service
Sin Puertas offers a wide variety of services, which are based on the intake assessment. For example, aside from counseling for substance abuse, youths may need help with securing stable housing, enrolling in a school, or participating in job training.
How to Get Help
Sin Puertas accepts referrals from community agencies, parents/caregivers, juvenile court, schools and self-referrals. Please contact us for more information and support at 520.624.5806, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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For more information, please contact:
Pima Prevention Partnership/Sin Puertas
1346 N. Stone Ave, Bldg 2
Tucson, AZ 85705
520.624.5806 (Office main line)