The Asian American Drug Abuse Program
Region: Los Angeles county Service Area(s): Health/Family
2900 S. Crenshaw Blvd. • Los Angeles, CA 90016

Contact: Dean Nakanishi (
Telephone: (323)-293-6284 • Fax: (323)-295-4075

-Write articles (e.g. meth and high school), do research

Have a choice to intern in 5 Areas
-substance abuse
-gang intern employment

-Complete intern application from website and submit along with cover letter and resume by e-mail, fax, or mail to Dean Nakanishi or John Takuda

Deadlines: N/A

Description/Mission statement:

-To create a comprehensive program to counteract substance abuse problems in the Asian Pacific American community, and

-To establish a substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation center, and

-To prevent substance abuse problems through primary and community prevention activities, and

-To educate the substance abuse community on what we learn, and

-To assess changing community needs, develop comprehensive services, and promote services to Asian Pacific American communities.

-To facilitate economic development for the purpose of sustaining and expanding services and to increase skills of and employment for local residents and clients.

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