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Call 530-621-6290 and press #5 during business hours to request treatment services
or call the 24/7 Substance Use Treatment Access Line
Many people have difficult times in life and
may experience substance use problems.
The most important thing to remember
when asking yourself if you need
professional help is to trust yourself. If you are concerned about your own substance use or of someone else in your life the best thing to do is to reach out for help.
In the substance abuse field, confidentiality is governed by federal law [(42 U.S.C. § 290dd-2) and regulations (42 CFR Part 2)] that outlines under what limited circumstances information about the client’s treatment may be disclosed, with and without the client’s consent. 42 CFR Part 2 applies to all records relating to the identity, diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment of any patient in a substance abuse program that is conducted, regulated, or directly or indirectly assisted by any department or agency of the United States.
If you have an issue with the treatment services you are provided, at any time, you may file what is called a grievance.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): A division of the National Institute of Health (NIH) with free information and resources related to substances, effects of substances on individuals and scientific research articles related to substance use. Has a section specifically for teens and parents.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Federal agency designed to provide substance use and mental health service information to the public and professionals within the field. Has free information and resources regarding issues related to both substance use disorders and mental health.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Traditional 12-step program for individuals with problem alcohol use.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Traditional 12-step program for individuals with problem narcotic use.
Gamblers Anonymous (GA): Traditional 12-step program for individuals with problem gambling.
Al-Anon/Al-Ateen: Support for family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s substance use.
SMART Recovery: A science-based support group for individuals with problematic substance use
Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist based support group for individuals with problematic substance use
Celebrate Recovery: A Christian based support group for individuals with problematic substance use
Nar-Anon Family Groups: A 12-Step Program for Family & Friends of Addicts
There are many other free online and in-person community resources and support. Keep searching until you find one that fits for you.