Withdrawal Management - Detox
What is this service?
Drug and Alcohol provides interventions aimed at managing acute withdrawal as part of caring for substance-related disorders, including: Evaluation, Stabilization of the patient, often with the use of medications, and Fostering support for recovery.
Withdrawal Management services are for alcohol withdrawal treatment, opiate withdrawal treatment, and methamphetamine withdrawal support.
Who can use this service?
Anyone can use this service who has a substance use disorder and is in need of assistance to detoxify from alcohol, opiates, or methamphetamines.
- Program participants must have a substance use disorder and not be under current physician care or with a pain management clinic.
- Program participants must be 18 years or older.
Is there a charge for this service?
This service is provided free of charge for Medi-Cal beneficiaries and on a reasonable sliding fee scale.
- Income levels and household size are assessed and fees are determined upon a percentage.
- Medi-Cal beneficiaries' fees are covered by Medi-Cal.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays. The services are available in the four (4) Drug and Alcohol Services clinic locations in Paso Robles, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo/Johnson Avenue, and Grover Beach.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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San Luis Obispo Drug & Alcohol Services
2180 Johnson Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Grover Beach Drug & Alcohol & Probation
1523 Longbranch Avenue Grover Beach, CA 93433
Atascadero Drug & Alcohol Services
3556 El Camino Real Atascadero, CA 93422
Paso Robles Drug & Alcohol Services
1763 Ramada Drive Paso Robles, CA 93446
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I am under a physician's care, but still want to get off the pain medication?
Your primary care physician can provide detoxification services and an appropriate tapering schedule. You may also come to Drug and Alcohol Services for a no-cost evaluation.
What substances do you provide detoxification from?
We provide detoxification from Alcohol, Opiates (heroin, morphine, oxycontin, and other pain killers), and Methamphetamine.
You can come to the San Luis Obispo Drug and Alcohol Services clinic on Monday - Thursdays from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. You may also call for an assessment appointment at (805) 788-6643.
Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.