Other Organizations:

Arlington Public Schools Substance Abuse Counselors:

  • Siobhan Bowler - HB Woodlawn and Swanson - 703-228-6361/703-228-5500 

  • Maria Ceballos - Washington Lee and Langston - ​​703-228-2028/703-228-8392 

  • KIm Chisolm - Yorktown and Jefferson - 703-228-2541/703-228-5911 

  • Edgardo Mercado - Wakefield and Arlington Community High School​- ​703-228-2390/703-228-5350 

Podcast about Substance Abuse Counselors: 

https://soundcloud.com/user-203154489/substance-abuse  (Type this URL into your browser)

Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families:

Their mission is to improve the health, wellbeing, and safety of children, youth, and families in Arlington through researching young people’s needs, advocating for improved policies and programs to meet those needs, and engaging all members of our community as part of the solution.


The READY Coalition:

The Arlington READY Coalition provides an on-going community-wide forum that identifies strategies to keep teens drug- and alcohol-free.

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibly (FAAR):

National, not-for-profit organization funded by distillers dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking.

Addiction Center:

​A substance abuse resource site that serves as an information hub educating youth in the community about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse.

Arlington County Police Department:

Lieutenant Susan Noak, Second Chance Liaison.  


National Institute on Drug Abuse


These resources are for informational purposes only. Second Chance does not endorse any of these organizations. For additional information and assistance, contact the organization directly.

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