Substance Use Disorder Services
What are SUD Services?
Substance use disorder services include drug and alcohol counseling, medication assisted treatment, detoxification and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. (SAMSA)
What is a SUD?
A Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is a dependence on alcohol, street drugs or prescriptions medications for non-medical purposes.
Substance use disorders occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically significant impairment, including health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home.
Alcoholics Anonymous Western Slope District 22
The Western Slope consists of El Dorado County from its western boundary to Pollock Pines. The Sierra Nevada eastern slope — South Lake Tahoe — affiliates with the Northern Nevada fellowship. Western Slope District 22 has 112 meetings in 29 locations every week and is one of 28 districts
Sierra Foothills Area of Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who are learning to live without drugs. NA meets regularly to help each other stay clean. NA offers recovery through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue a drug-free lifestyle.
Aegis Treatment Centers provides treatment for substance use disorder through its 34+ Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) and Med Unit locations throughout California. Aegis's model of delivering care combines medication-assisted treatment with many things including but not limited to Caseload Management, Counseling, Support Groups, Social Services, and Education.