Get Help

Opioid Use Disorder affects us all. If you need help to get treatment for you or someone you know, here are some helpful resources.If you need to talk to someone now, call the Sacramento County Helpline (888) 881-4881

Access Local Treatment Services

Sacramento County Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Services has a range of options for those with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). Contact them to get an assessment, referral, and treatment with local service providers.

Any adult or youth experiencing substance use problems who resides in Sacramento County is eligible if their insurance covers these services. Many of these services are covered through Drug Medi-Cal.

Bilingual staff and interpreters are available at not extra cost.

Website: Sacramento County Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Services

Address: 3321 Power Inn Road, Suite 120 Sacramento, CA 95826

Open from 8:00am -5:00pm

Phone:

(916) 874 – 9754 

If seeking resources for Adults 18+

(916) 875-0185   If seeking resources for Youth

[Media Sources: Priority Preference LetterAlcohol and Drug Services Priority Preference FlyerAlcohol and Drug Services Youth Treatment Services Flyer]

Sacramento County contracts with with many community based providers that help with SUD. Below is a map of local services and resources and a link to a written list of those services.

These services listed include: Adult and Youth System Care, Residential Treatment Providers, Detoxification Service Providers, Recovery Residences/Transitional Living/Sober Living Environment Providers, Outpatient Service Providers, and Intensive Outpatient Providers.

Map of treatment providers

Contracted – Community-Resource-List

This map will help you find physical facilities that offer helpful treatments: Substance Use facilities, mental health facilities, health care centers, buprenorphine practitioners (physicians who can offer Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder) and Veteran Affairs facilities.

Click here to go to the map 

Only Prescribers with X-Waivered certifications can offer those with Opioid Use Disorder MAT. 

List of Sacramento County Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers

Map and List of Buprenorphine Prescribers in California

Prescribers, learn about how you can offer  MAT at SAMHSA.

Find more prescribers at SAMHSA Buprenorphine Practitioner Locator

Find Local Support Centers

Harm reduction services offer support and unique services like needle exchange.

Below is a list and map of organizations that offer Harm Reduction Services. Also on the map are Community-Based Agencies that offer more treatment services.

Map of Harm Reduction Services Centers and Community Based Agencies

Click here to see the list of Sacramento County Community Based Agencies

Harm Reduction Services

Website http://hrssac.org

Phone 916 -456-4849

Address 2800 Stockton Blvd Sacramento, CA 95817

Hours Mon –Fri : 2:00PM – 6:00PM

Safe Alternatives Thru Networking and Education

Website https://www.cleanneedles.o

Phone (916) 397-2434

Address 4433 Florin Rd, Ste 740, Sacramento , CA 95823

Hours Tues – Sat 2pm – 6pm

Phone Tues – Sat 10am – 8Pm

Gender Health Center

Website  https://www.genderhealthcenter.org

Phone 916.455.2391

Address 2020 29th Street, Suite 201
Sacramento, CA 95817

Hours

Harm Reduction M-F 12pm-3pm

Phone Hours M-F 9am-5pm

Golden Rule Services

Website https://www.goldenruleservicesacramento.org/

Phone 916-427-4653

Address 4433 Florin Rd., Ste. 860 Sacramento CA 95823

Hours Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm

How to Support the People in Recovery

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration leads our nations public health efforts to advance the behavioral health. They have many web pages and reports on recovery and what how family, and the community can aid in recovery.

Website: SAMHSA Recovery and Recovery Support

Report: SAMHSA Recovering from Opioid Overdose

Report: SAMHSA Safety Advice for Family Members 

NIDA is leading Federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and has a wealth of information on recovery and how to support the recovering. 

Website: NIDA Recovery

Website: NIDA Parents and Educators 

Website: https://drugfree.org/about-us/

This national organization provides free personal support and resources to families impacted by addiction and offers a bilingual helpline. The website offers research reports, helpful guidelines. People can schedule calls ahead of time or email them through the website.

Website: https://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.gov

This Drug Enforcement Agency website is a valuable resource for parents, educators and caregivers to get up-to-date information on emerging drug trends and best practices to keep our communities safe. The website also offers a comprehensive guide on commonly used drugs.

You Can Prevent Youth RX Drug Abuse Campaign, Sacramento County

 

How to Stay Safe

Opioid Use Disorder has many associated risks. No matter the precaution, the risk when using opioids is always high. 

The best way to stay safe is to not use opioids unless they are medically prescribed by your doctor. 

There are still resources to help those who aren’t ready for treatment. 

  • Carry naloxone with you.
    • An overdose can become a death in just minutes. Naloxone can reverse it. You can find Naloxone at local pharmacies often without a prescription.
  • Don’t Use Alone.
    • Overdose deaths happen when there is no one there to help. 
  • Utilize sterile equipment
    • Some Harm Reduction Service Centers offer support and services such as clean needle exchange and naloxone kits. 
  • Know what you are taking.
    • Deaths from synthetic opioids like Fentanyl are increasing. It is often laced into other drugs, so many people do not know when they are taking it.
  • Always Call for Help.
    • California Good Samaritan laws provide protections from prosecution for those seeking emergency medical assistance during an overdose.