Forget the model minority status. Asian Americans also suffer from drug addiction. According to a survey of Asians…More and Pacific Islanders in San Francisco and San Mateo counties, the drugs of choice are most likely to be methamphetamine, alcohol, cocaine, heroin and marijuana.
AARS is dedicated to providing substance and drug abuse programs in a culturally sensitive manner. Based in South San Francisco, the organization has opened a satellite office in Milpitas. It has adult and youth programs. In addition, language assistance is often available.