Linea de Acceso para Servicos y Crisis, Gratuito y Disponible las 24 Horas del Dia (888) 868-1649. Para emergencias medicas, llame al 911.

Adult Behavioral Health Clinic Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness

For appointments: (805) 681-5190

ADDRESS: 4444 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110


This clinic serves adults who are Medi-Cal beneficiaries with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders, as well as individuals experiencing mental health crises.

The Santa Barbara County Alcohol & Drug Program also contracts with local community-based organizations to provide alcohol and drug prevention, treatment, and recovery services to the community. If you think you or someone you know might have an alcohol or drug problem, you may contact the 24-hour toll-free Access Line (888) 868-1649 for assistance in locating a service provider in your area.

Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) services are provided in licensed narcotic treatment program facilities providing medications for addiction treatment for Narcotic (Heroin, Vicodin, OxyContin) abuse and dependence. Individuals in OTP attend treatment services daily including taking prescribed doses of methadone and or other medications (including buprenorphine, disulfiram, and naloxone) and attending counseling sessions. OTP’s can last from 21 days for detoxification services for to up to years, depending on client need.

Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) services for substance use disorders are available outside of Opioid Treatment Programs through the use of prescription medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies.  MAT services includes the order, prescribing, and monitoring of medications for SUD, particularly to address opioid and alcohol dependence.

Withdrawal Management Services are residential detoxification services to safely withdraw from alcohol and other drugs. Withdrawal Management services include intake and assessment, observation (to evaluate health status and response to any prescribed medication), medication services, and discharge planning. Most Withdrawal Management services last from five to seven days.

Residential Treatment for substance use disorders is a non-institutional, 24 hour non-medical, short-term residential program that provides rehabilitation services to members with a substance use disorder diagnosis.  Residential services require prior authorization by the county plan and are not to exceed two in a one-year period.  Residential services can be for a maximum of 90 days for adults and 30 days for youth.

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