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Mekong Community Center

Mekong Community Center in San Jose, CA

Mekong Community Center in San Jose offers no-cost, multilingual alcohol, drug rehab, and mental health treatments for Vietnamese-American adolescents and adults, accredited by The Joint Commission, focusing on dual-diagnosis and evidence-based therapies.

About Mekong Community Center

Mekong Community Center in San Jose, CA, provides specialized alcohol, drug rehab, and mental health treatment specifically for Vietnamese-American adolescents and adults. Unique to their program is the no-cost outpatient and aftercare support, which addresses dual-diagnosis for co-occurring disorders.

They offer comprehensive services tailored through evidence-based therapies, focusing on both addiction and mental health optimization.

  • Offers treatments in multiple languages to cater to non-English speakers.
  • Provides free services, eliminating the need for insurance or copays.
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission, ensuring high-quality standards.

Mekong Community Center treats a wide range of addictions, including alcohol and drugs, serving adolescents, adults, seniors, and those needing dual-diagnosis care. Their services benefit individuals, couples, families, and groups.

  • 2 Conditions Treated
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 10 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated


People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to California residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in California include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

Therapies & Programs

Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Mekong Community Center in San Jose, California. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

  • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
  • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
  • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in San Jose, CA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Mekong Community Center. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Mekong Community Center managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

A type of cognitive-behavioral therapy is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. It is intended for those who are vulnerable to self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Mekong Community Center aims to help patients understand the connection between their feelings, emotions, and behaviors and provide them with the tools to make a difference in San Jose, CA. For those whose addictions and habits originate from severe mental health problems, it is beneficial.

Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

Payment Options

For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Location & Contact

    Mekong Community Center Location and Directions
    2203 Tully Rd
    San Jose, CA 95111

    Phone Number
    (408) 937-1553

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    Mekong Community Center Location and Directions

    2203 Tully Rd
    San Jose, CA 95111
    (408) 937-1553


    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Quick Reference
    Helpful reference information for Mekong Community Center, a drug treatment center in California located at: 2203 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA 95111, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Listed May 18, 2021

    Updated July 8, 2024

    San Jose, California Addiction and Treatment

    More than 3 million of California's citizens are addicted to illegal drugs. Almost 800,000 people use hard drugs, almost 5 million use marijuana, and another 2.1 million abuse alcohol every year. Other substance abuse issues such as binge drinking and teen drug use are also common. Many illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana are smuggled into the state from Mexico.

    San Jose, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, offers a wealth of outdoor activities, cultural attractions, and a thriving arts scene. With its sunny weather and diverse entertainment options, the city provides an ideal environment for healing and personal growth during drug rehab. However, Santa Clara County has seen a significant rise in opioid and methamphetamine-related deaths in recent years, with meth causing 582 fatalities between January 2018 and July 2022.

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