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General information

Training and Technical Assistance

AOD Initiatives

Community Based Partnerships

Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) helps San Mateo County residents with employment barriers and disabilities attain their maximum vocational potential through counseling, case management, assessment, and vocational training.  VRS is a division of the Human Services Agency of San Mateo County.

Consent to Release Protected Health Information

The below form is used by San Mateo County BHRS, Alcohol and Other Drug Services to gain clients’ consent to release their protected health information, and is in compliance with CFR 42 and HIPPA.  Agencies outside of BHRS AOD should not use this same form, as each agency should develop their own consent form that complies with CFR 42 and HIPPA.  However, this form may be used for informational purposes only.

Women’s Services Network

BHRS Initiatives


Avatar is a complete electronic health record for clients, and replaces the existing billing and clinical applications, including DAISY. For more information, visit the Avatar page.

Co-Occurring Disorders: AC-OK Screening Tools

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Funded Services

NIATx Resource Documents

NIATx is an easy to use model of process improvement designed specifically for behavioral health.

Health Coverage and Other Benefits

MCE Program Resource Documents – All MCE will transition to Medi-Cal effective 1/1/2014.

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