Alcohol and Other Drugs Services
Substance Use Treatment Services
If you or a loved one is dealing with drug addiction, alcoholism, prescription drugs or chemical dependency, seeking help is the first step in recovery. As the mental health and substance use plan for Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in San Mateo County, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) offers free consultation, assessment, linkages, and referrals to a network of contracted community-based substance use treatment providers throughout the County. Call our Access Call Center for assistance at 1 (800) 686-0101, TTY (for hearing impaired): dial 711.
Substance use treatment services include: detoxification services, outpatient, residential, and medication assisted treatment. Services provided are based on individual needs and are available to San Mateo County residents on a sliding fee scale. No one is turned away for lack of funds. Priority admission is given to pregnant and parenting women.
BHRS administers substance use prevention and treatment funds from federal, state and local sources and provide a wide range of services for the education, prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol disorders.
For more information about BHRS, see the brochure. [Spanish], [Chinese],[Tagalog], [Russian]
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