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​MHSUDS: Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services


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Substance Use Disorder 2018 Statewide Conference: August 21-23, 2018.  Register before July 30, 2018 to take advantage of early registration rates.

The following three divisions comprise MHSUDS:

1. MHSD - Mental Health Services Division

2. SUD Compliance Division

3. Substance Use Disorder - Program, Policy and Fiscal Division   

1.  MHSD - Mental Health Services Division

MHSD administers a number of mental health programs for Children and Youth, Adults, and Older Adults.
Individuals seeking non-crisis, general Mental Health Services or information should contact their County Mental Health Department or go to the INDIVIDUALS page.
Providers or those interested in becoming Mental Health providers will find information on the PROVIDERS & PARTNERS page.   

2.  SUD Compliance Division​

The Substance Use Disorder Compliance Division (SUDCD) focuses on compliance with State and Federal statute, regulations, and other governing requirements.  SUDCD oversees licensing and certification functions, monitoring, and complaints for Driving-Under-the-Influence Programs, Narcotic Treatment Programs, and outpatient and residential providers.  SUDCD also oversees conducts complaint investigations on certified Alcohol and Other Drug counselors.  SUDCD 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 

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 on: 9/24/2018 2:44 PM