Recent News

Upcoming Coalition Meetings

2nd Annual California Community Opioid Conference


Visit for registration and more information.

How Drugs Hijack the Brain by Dr. John Smith

"How Drugs Hijack the Brain"

Presenter: Dr. John Smith, Director of Education & Training


Harvest Feast 2019

SMRS LA REGION: Halloween Monster Mash

WHEN: October 19, 2019 - 8:00pm to 12:00am
WHERE: 360 S. Westlake Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90057

  • 50/50 Raffle

  • Costume Contest for Kids & Adults

  • Music by DJ Albert

  • Prizes

  • Food

  • Dancing

Mariposa - Corina (323) 266-7726
Bimini - Beryl (213) 388-5432
Rena B - Rita (323) 664-8969


Covina Coalition Meeting

APU Mental Health Symposium

Azusa Pacific University hosted a Mental Health Symposium where they invited Social Model Recovery Systems to join a panel of experts to address the myths, stigma, prevention and resources available for college students struggling with Substance Abuse and Suicide. The presentation was well-received by APU’s faculty, staff, students and community members thanks to an amazing job done by Director of Education and Training, Dr. John K. Smith, PhD, LCSW and Senior Director of Treatment Services, Christopher Abernathy, MS. The training provided education on identifying risk and protective factors associated with suicide and substance abuse, in addition to the protocol for responding to students in distress. This symposium also allowed the audience to learn about university support and local agency resources, including services provided by Social Model Recovery Systems. Thank you to these two leaders in our agency for doing an exemplary job of representing Social Model Recovery Systems and demonstrating the indispensable knowledge we strive to provide to our community.