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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.

Drug & Alcohol Services Walk In Clinics

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?

We are still offering and providing services to anyone seeking help. If you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction, please call one of our clinics to schedule a screening, so we can offer you support and connection to services. 

Following Public Health guidelines, all visitors will be screened for symptoms and have their temperature taken by a staff member upon entry. Masks must be worn in our clinics. Telephone and telehealth services will continue to be available at all clinic locations, if you are sick or experiencing any symptoms, please stay home and call for services. 


During walk-in clinic, you will receive a screening in a one-to-one individual session with a qualified Specialist to help you decide what level and what kind of behavioral health treatment may be beneficial to you. Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Detoxification screening can be completed at each regional walk-in session or call the clinic for more information or an appointment as needed.


Please note that all walk-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis, with no appointment necessary. If there are too many people before you, you may be asked to schedule another appointment via telephone, Zoom for HealthCare, or in-person.


You can fill out the Drug & Alcohol Intake Packet before your visit.

This can be found at under Forms & Documents.

Is there a charge for this service?

Outpatient treatment costs are covered under Medi-Cal and other participants costs will be based on a sliding fee scale.  Private insurance coverage will need to be determined by the individual participant and their insurance provider.

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?

Please call for assistance to schedule an appointment to be screened.  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Effective August 31, 2020, Drug and Alcohol Services will start with one walk-in section per clinic per week with the following schedule:


San Luis Obispo Clinic

Grover Beach Clinic

Paso Robles Clinic

Atascadero Clinic


2180 Johnson Ave.

San Luis Obispo, CA  93401

(805) 781-4275


1523 Longbranch Ave.

Grover Beach, CA  93433

(805) 473-7080



1763 Ramada Dr.

Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 226-3200



3556 El Camino Real

Atascadero, CA  93422

(805) 461-6080






Tuesdays 8:00 - 11:00am


Mondays 8:00 - 11:00am

Se Habla Espanol


Tuesdays 1:00 - 4:00pm

Se Habla Espanol



Wednesdays 8:00 – 11:00am



Youth Treatment (under age 18)


277 South St. Ste. T 
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Call 781-4754 for more info


*Parent/Caregiver please attend this screening as well to sign intake/consent forms




Location, directions and hours of operation

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San Luis Obispo Drug & Alcohol Services

Monday - Friday 8 - 5

2180 Johnson Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-4275

Grover Beach Drug & Alcohol & Probation

Monday - Friday 8 - 5

1523 Longbranch Avenue Grover Beach, CA 93433

Tel: (805) 473-7080

Atascadero Drug & Alcohol Services

Monday - Friday 8 - 5

3556 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6080

Paso Robles Drug & Alcohol Services

Monday - Friday 8 - 5

1763 Ramada Drive Paso Robles, CA 93446

Tel: (805) 226-3200

Prevention & Outreach Services

Monday - Friday 8 - 5

277 South Street Suite T San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-4754

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get help after hours?

We have a 24-hour hotline you can call 1 (800) 838-1381. This number will connect you with local support in San Luis Obispo County, offering screening and help connecting you with services for drug and alcohol treatment and mental health.

How do I know if I have a problem with substances? How do I know if someone I love has a problem with substances (alcohol or drugs)?

Addiction can look very different from one person to the next. Our screening looks for how using substances has negatively impacted your life: losing relationships, losing housing, experiencing legal problems, spending all your time or money on substances, hiding your use, or experiencing a desire or urge to use the substance to name a few.

We look at eleven (11) different criteria and multiple dimensions of your life to thoroughly evaluate whether or not you or someone you love is experiencing a substance use disorder. Our purpose is to help people determine if they need help and then get connected to the services that will improve their life.

What if I’m not ready for treatment? What if my family member isn’t ready?

Many people come in for screening who are not ready for treatment. Sometimes they choose to be in treatment due to legal consequences (having probation or child welfare mandate that they attend services). Sometimes they choose not to participate in services.

Our philosophy is to provide education and information so that you or someone you love has options. We don’t want people who are struggling to feel alone or isolated. Many people struggle with addiction. We know treatment works and can help people live a happier, healthier life when they are ready. Drug and Alcohol Services does not force anyone to participate in services. 

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