Bay Area Substance Education Services (B.A.S.E.S) Teen Center in Charlevoix, MI

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208 W Lincoln St.
Charlevoix MI 49720

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Founded in 1993 and located in Charlevoix, Mich., Bay Area Substance Education Services is a private nonprofit facility, which make up about 53 percent of all treatment facilities in Michigan. It provides outpatient and intensive outpatient programs to teens and adults who are struggling with mental health disorders.


According to Bay Area Substance Education Services' website, it specializes in adolescent substance use prevention, early intervention and treatment services. Clients participate in individual counseling and family sessions.

Treatment plans may also include substance abuse evaluations and assessments, group counseling, early intervention groups, drug education groups, and drug treatment groups.

Along with programming for at-risk teens, Bay Area Substance Education Services works with low-income adults, and offers evaluations, individual and group counseling, and drug testing services to adult. Driver's license appeal substance abuse evaluations are also available. Pictures on the center's website show a therapy dog.


Bay Area Substance Education Services' website notes the treatment team is specially trained in substance abuse, trauma, and adolescent development. It is one of the 250 (54.8 percent) of Michigan treatment facilities that is accredited by CARF.

REVIEWS has yet to receive any reviews from this facility’s former clients, loved ones, or staffers. However, the seven individuals to leave Google Reviews for BASES at the time of this writing gave an average of 4.3 out of five stars. "Excellent, genuine, friendly and helpful people," Michael wrote in a representative review on Google. "I highly recommend BASES in Charlevoix." [1]


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its cost of treatment. It is one of the 321 (70.4 percent) of Michigan treatment centers that accepts Medicaid.

[1] GoogleReviews

Published on October 2018

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