DHHS Adolescent Treatment Program - Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services

As of July 1, 2020, Humboldt County contracts with Partnership HealthPlan of California to offer the Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (ODS) Waiver through the State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to provide services to individuals who are eligible for substance use services.

The Drug Medi-Cal ODS Waiver “Implementation Plan for Regional Model” encompasses seven counties: Humboldt, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou and Solano. Note: Some of their webpages are currently down, but Partnership Health Plan of California services can still be accessed here.


The Adolescent Treatment Program (ATP) utilizes evidence-based practices from a variety of approaches designed to best meet the needs of youth experiencing substance use disorder(s) (SUD), including mild, moderate and/or severe SUD. ATP is available to provide outpatient services to youth ages 12 to 18. Call the 24-hour Substance Use Disorder Access Line to complete a brief screening and connect with a SUD treatment provider that offers the level of care that fits your needs. DHHS staff will connect with you during the call to schedule an assessment should you be referred to DHHS’s ATP.

24-hour Substance Use Disorder Access Line:
TTY users call 800-735-2929 or 711

Youth may call Beacon screening alone, with a caregiver or another service provider to request services. Please feel free to call 707- 441-3773 for questions.

Per California state regulations, admission preference will be given to pregnant women using substances and to intravenous drug users.

Treatment Program

ATP is an outpatient program designed to provide care to clients in their community, at home or in the office. ATP is currently staffed by a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor-II (CDAC-II), a CDAC-I and a Certified Substance Use Counselor Trainee.

Services Available

SUD treatment services are designed to empower participants to develop the self-awareness and personal motivation needed to make positive and permanent changes in their lives. Program services are provided by substance abuse counselors and may include:

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Assessment
  • Consultation and referrals
  • Plan development
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Treatment and recovery services
  • Family counseling and support systems
  • Skill development
  • Case management
  • Service coordination
  • Field services