For questions, contact Senior Information & Assistance at 707-468-5132 (or 1-800-510-2020 within Lake and Mendocino Counties) or email us at IASpecialist@hotmail.com.
Refer to "Mental Wellness & Counseling" and “Health Services: Tribal Outreach & Support” sections for providers with mental health or behavioral health programs which may support those with issues of substance abuse.
Provides support for families and friends of alcoholics. Call for locations and meeting times or visit website: www.ncwsa.org. Members are often willing to provide rides for those who need transportation.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Gualala – www.gualalaaa.org
Mendocino Coast –
Ukiah Valley – www.aaukiah.org
California Council on Problem Gambling
24/7 Problem Gambling Helpline free for anyone who is concerned that they, or someone they know, may have a gambling problem. See www.calpg.org/problem-gambling-helpline/.
California Gambling Education and Treatment Services (CalGETS)
No-cost treatment services by licensed mental health providers specially trained in the treatment of problem gambling behavior. Sponsored by the collaboration of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program and the Office of Problem Gambling. See http://problemgambling.securespsites.com/c cpgwebsite/help-available/treatment-services.aspx#search to locate a local counselor.
Ford Street Project
139 Ford St., Ukiah
Services for persons with alcohol and other drug problems. State-licensed and certified co-educational drug and alcohol detoxification facility. First offense DUI program by court referral. Drug and alcohol assessment and counseling services to recipients of County General Assistance (GA) funds. Outpatient groups. State-licensed, 43-bed Residential Treatment
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other in order to solve their commonproblems, and help others to recover from a gambling problem. See www.gamblersanonymous.org.
Lake County Alcohol & Other Drug Service (AODS)
7000-B S. Center Dr., Clearlake
6032 13th Ave., PO Box 1024, Lucerne
A division of Lake County Behavioral Health services, AODS provides alcohol and drug abuse prevention, diversion, and treatment services with local provider agencies. Individual and group counseling, and substance abuse education for adults and adolescents. Referrals to detox or residential treatment centers contingent on meeting eligibility requirements. Eligibility: Sliding scale based, Medi-Cal accepted. See www.co.lake.ca.us/Government/Directory/Behavioral_Health.htm.
Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency ~ Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUDT) formerly known as AODP
120 W. Fir St., Fort Bragg
1120 S. Dora St., Ukiah
A service of Mendocino County's Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, SUDT assists participants who have substance use disorders to create and maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle, free of alcohol and other drug abuse. In order to assist
participants to make positive changes in their lives, staff utilize evidence-based curricula. Outpatient treatment, prevention and intervention services. Medi-Cal, CMSP, or sliding scale payment. See www.co.mendocino.ca.us/hhsa/adult/aod.htm.