Alcohol & Other Drug Education and Treatment Programs & Services

“Providing substance abuse services to the greater Coachella Valley for Over 40 years”

 

WHO WE ARE

The Awareness Program, founded by Howard and Marilyn Bibby, has provided the greater Coachella Valley drug and alcohol education and rehabilitation services since 1974. The Awareness Group established the first DUI Classes in Riverside County. Click “About us” to learn more.

About us

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Programs & Services

Programs & Services

DUI Programs

We offer first and multiple offender DUI (driving under the influence) classes. Programs include SB1176 Wet/Reckless, AB541 30 hour (3-4 month),  AB762 6 month, AB1353 9 month, and SB38 18 month. We provide DUI classes at both offices to serve Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Desert Hot Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area. 

Drug Diversion Program

Our PC1000, a court ordered drug diversion program is 4 months long. We provide classes at both offices to serve Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Palm Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area. 

Howard's Group - Outpatient Treatment

Howard’s Group is a substance use outpatient treatment program.  Ideal for anyone who struggles with alcoholism, drug addiction, etc.  Groups meet 2x a week for 90 minute each session. This program is currently offered at our Indio office, and serves Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Palm Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area. 

Drug Testing Center

We offer drug testing services for alcohol and other drugs via urinary analysis and breathalyzer. Results can be provided for CPS, probation monitoring, pre-employment screening, etc.

Substance Use Evaluations and Assessments

Get a DUI in a different state but live in California? We can help. We provide out of state assessments for various agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Drug Diversion Program

Our PC1000, a court ordered drug diversion program is 4 months long.  We provide classes at both offices to serve Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Palm Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area. 

Howard's Group - Outpatient Treatment

Howard’s Group is a substance use outpatient treatment program.  Ideal for anyone who struggles with alcoholism, drug addiction, etc.  Individual and group sessions available. This program is currently offered at our Indio location, and serves Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Palm Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area. 

Substance Use Evaluations and Assessments

We provide out of state assessments for various agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles.  This service is currently only available at our Indio location. 

DUI Programs

We offer first and multiple offender DUI (driving under the influence) programs. Programs include Wet / Reckless, 30 hour (3-4 month), 6 month, 9 month, SB38 18 month.  We provide DUI classes at both offices to serve Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Palm Springs and the greater Coachella Valley area. 

Drug Testing Center

We offer drug testing services for alcohol and other drugs via urinary analysis and breathalyzer.  Great for CPS, probation monitoring, pre-employment screening, etc.  Services are currently only available at our Indio location. 

OUR MISSION

The Awareness Group is a California corporation dedicated to substance abuse prevention, education, and rehabilitation of persons whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs. Services are provided in an atmosphere of respect for each individual, with professionalism and dignity at the core of our services.

The Awareness Program, Inc. is a California corporation dedicated to providing substance abuse education and treatment for those in our community whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs. Services are provided in an atmosphere of respect for each individual, with professionalism and dignity as core values. We are here to help you achieve your goals.

OUR

MISSION

QUALITY service is our PRIORITY

NEWS, UPDATES AND OTHER INFORMATION

03/26/2020 Update

We are continuing to work with our County and State partners to implement telephone/telehealth services on an emergency basis. We recommend all interested participants fill out and return this Remote Client Services Agreement Form At this time we are not planning to...

03/23/2020 Program Enrollment

Do you need to enroll in a DUI Program? We are limiting office appointments at this time to protect our community from covid19. You can start the process by filling this packet out and returning via email to info@theawarenessgroup.org along with your referral....

03/23/2020 Schedule Update TELEHEALTH CLASS REGISTRATION

3/23/20 Schedule Update We have received temporary permission from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to provide services via telehealth (online). We will be using the Zoom platform. Thank you for your patience as we implement this new way of...

3/19/2020 Schedule Updates

Schedule update 3/19/20 All non-enrollment appointments are being rescheduled for the second week of April. Enrollments will be seen at the Indio office on a limited schedule to make sure you are able to comply with your court order. The Palm Springs office will be...

Indio Office:

Address:
45926 Oasis Street
Indio, CA  92201
(Located near the Northeast corner of Hwy 111 & Oasis St.)

Phone:
760.342.1233

Fax:
760.342.5344

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday | 8:30am to 5:00pm
Friday | 8:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | Closed
(Note: Class times differ from office hours)

Palm Springs Office:

Address:
1445 N. Sunrise Way #103
Palm Springs, CA  92262
(Located in the Sunrise Centre two-story building)

Phone:
760.322.4554

Fax:
760.342.5344

Office Hours:
Tuesday / Thursday / Friday | 9:00am to 4:00pm
Monday / Wednesday | Closed
Saturday & Sunday | Closed
(Note: Class times differ from office hours)