Substance Use Disorder Services


The Substance Use Disorder Services program offers education, prevention, treatment and counseling services directly and through contracts with community agencies.

Contact Substance Use Disorder Services at (530) 621-6290  

   Direct Services | Contracted Services

24-HOUR Crisis Line:
West Slope: (530) 622-3345
South Lake Tahoe: (530) 544-2219 


Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Waiver

Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Implementation Plan


Direct Services 

AIDS / HIV Education & Prevention Program
This program serves at-risk people, such as those who are incarcerated, sexually active adults and youth, substance users and youth outside mainstream education. Activities include education, outreach, and confidential testing and counseling. For further information, call (530) 621-6109.

Prevention Services
This program provides education and trainings, awareness campaigns and efforts to reduce the sale and advertising of alcohol to minors. For further information, call (530) 573-7959.

Court Programs
El Dorado County Substance Use Disorder Services works with other agencies to offer court programs. The Court programs include: Behavioral Health Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Dependency Drug Court, Prop 36/PC1210 Drug Court, Veterans and DUI Treatment Courts. All of these programs strive toward the best practices put forth by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. The programs not only help individuals restore their lives, but significantly improve the health and safety of our community. For further information, call (530) 621-6256.

Friday Night Live/Club Live
This program supports youth to be free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs through education and asset building. Staff assist high schools and middle schools establish Friday Night Life/Club Live on campus. For further information, call (530) 621-6326.

Peer Council    
Peer Court is a collaborative program with the Probation Department for youth. Youth living in El Dorado County who attend public or private school, or who are homeschooled, may participate in the Peer Council.
For questions about Peer Council, call Stephanie Carlson at (530) 621-6130.


Contracted Services 

El Dorado County Substance Use Disorder Services contracts with community agencies to provide alcohol and drug treatment services. Pregnant women receive admission preference to any substance use treatment.

Services include:

  • Drug Diversion Program
  • Drinking Driver Program
  • Out-patient and residential treatment
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Perinatal care
  • Intervention programs
  • Lifeskills training

   Substance Use Treatment Providers: