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The Health Agency is actively responding to COVID-19 and continuing to provide other essential services. Please see updates from Animal Services, Behavioral Health, Public Guardian and Public Health

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Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.

Adult Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment


Please read the following information so you know how to continue to receive services during the temporary COVID-19 public health emergency. Some Behavioral Health programs may require additional forms to be completed. Please reach out to your treatment team with questions and concerns.

Telehealth over Zoom for Health

To avoid a delay in completing your treatment program, County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health will begin offering Remote Client Services. Remote Client Services will enable you to continue program with a certified counselor via a virtual meeting platform called Zoom.

In order to help you participate in Zoom Remote Client Services, we have created user-friendly instructions and tutorials found here. Your treatment team will be in contact with you over email with a web link so you may join your sessions virtually through a computer, tablet, or phone.

Who can use this service?

All adult residents of San Luis Obispo County are welcome to use the walk-in screening service.  After the screening, recommendations provided will suggest treatment service options.

Is there a charge for this service?

There is no cost for our screening service. The County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency, Behavioral Health Department is currently the primary Drug Medi-Cal certified provider in the County. Our primary client base are covered under Drug Medi-Cal. For participants who do not have Medi-Cal, we can help check for eligibility. Or we will help with the navigation of a referral for substance use treatment, if you have private insurance.

Some services may be covered under other funding sources such as a CWS referral or specialized grants.  Please ask when applying for services if that may be an option for you.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.