​​MHSUDS: Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services

The following three divisions comprise MHSUDS

  1. Mental Health Services Division (MHSD)
  2. Licensing and Certification Division (LCD)
  3. Substance Use Disorder - Program, Policy and Fiscal Division   

1.  Mental Health Services Division (MHSD)

The Mental Health Services Division (MHSD) administers a number of mental health programs for Children and Youth, Adults, and Older Adults.

2.  Licensing and Certification Division​ (LCD)

The Licensing and Certification Division (LCD) focuses on compliance with State and Federal statute, regulations, and other governing requirements.  LCD oversees licensing and certification functions, monitoring, and complaints for Driving-Under-the-Influence Programs, Narcotic Treatment Programs, and outpatient and residential providers.  LCD also oversees conducts complaint investigations on certified Alcohol and Other Drug counselors.  LCD is also responsible for implementing the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System and the Opioid STR grant, which aims to expand access to Medication Assisted Treatment to combat the opioid epidemic. The Division also ensures compliance with the statewide criminal justice treatment programs and counselor certification.

3. Substance Use Disorder-Program, Policy and Fiscal Division (SUD-PPFD)

The Substance Use Disorder-Program, Policy and Fiscal Division (SUD-PPFD) ​directs prevention and treatment programs that address substance use disorders (SUD). Its core functions include developing and implementing SUD prevention strategies, reviewing and approving county SUD ​treatment program contracts, and granting applications submitted for state and federal funds for SUD services. 
  • Individuals seeking information about SUD services will find it located on the INDIVIDUALS webpage.
  • Providers or those interested in becoming SU​​D providers will find information on the PROVIDERS & PARTNERS ​webpage. 
  • DMC-ODS Waiver or the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) is for those seeking the DMC-ODS Waiver webpage.

Last modified date: 1/27/2020 2:09 PM