Substance Use Disorder Services

Substance Use Disorder Services of the Wellness & Recovery Program  

Humboldt County contracts with Partnership HealthPlan of California as part of the Wellness & Recovery Program. The Wellness & Recovery Program offers substance use disorder (SUD) services, as regulated by the California Department of Health Care Services Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (ODS) to eligible individuals. 

The Wellness & Recovery Program encompasses seven counties: Humboldt, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou and Solano. Partnership HealthPlan of California services can still be accessed here.


Individuals who are experiencing substance use problems that are impacting their physical health, interpersonal relationships or causing employment or legal issues may be eligible for SUD services of the Wellness & Recovery Program. 

Call Carelon Behavioral Health (formerly Beacon) to complete a brief screening and connect with a SUD treatment provider who offers the level of care that fits your needs. Program staff will connect with you during the call to schedule an assessment should you be referred to a provider of the Wellness & Recovery Program.

Carelon Behavioral Health (formerly Beacon): 855-765-9703
TTY users call 800-735-2929 or 711

You can also call one of our programs listed below to connect with DHHS staff for a screening and/or assessment. Select a program name for a link to its webpage.

Humboldt County Managed SUD Programs

DHHS- Behavioral Health provides SUD treatment to Medi-Cal beneficiaries who meet medical necessity for outpatient and intensive outpatient levels of care. The following three programs are Drug Medi-Cal certified:

Humboldt County Programs for Recovery
Offers outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment. Treatment is conducted in treatment groups or individually. Treatment groups include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-occurring 
  • Women’s Recovery 
  • Men’s Recovery
  • Adolescent Treatment Program (see separate description)

Adolescent Treatment Program
The Adolescent Treatment Program (ATP) utilizes evidence-based practices from a variety of approaches designed to best meet the needs of youth ages 12 to 18 who are experiencing SUD, including mild, moderate and/or severe SUD. 

Healthy Moms Program
Healthy Moms is a substance use disorder treatment program that assists participants in treating their addictions and supporting them to become healthy, productive women and mothers. Childcare is provided on-site for children under the age of 6.

The Partnership Health Plan of California Wellness & Recovery Member Handbook (PDF) walks you through how to obtain Medi-Cal SUD treatment services through your county Wellness & Recovery Program, explains your benefits and how to receive care. It will also answer many of your questions. 

Review the handbook to learn more about:

  • How to access substance use disorder treatment services
  • What benefits you have access to
  • What to do if you have a question or problem
  • Your rights and responsibilities as a Medi-Cal beneficiary.

This handbook and other written materials are available electronically here at the link above or in printed form from the Partnership HealthPlan of California, free of charge. Call your Wellness and Recovery Program if you would like a printed copy. Requests are to be processed within five business days. 

Use this handbook as an addition to the information you received when you enrolled in Medi-Cal.