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Seeking Treatment and Staying Safe
- Substance Use Disorders, also known as addiction, are a chronic brain condition that affects a person’s behaviors and makes it difficult for them to stop using alcohol and/or drugs.
- To be eligible for no-cost treatment services, you must be a Los Angeles County resident and enrolled in or eligible for Medi-Cal, My Health LA, or select other County programs. View eligibility requirements.
- Call the Substance Abuse Service Helpline (SASH), available toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1 (844) 804-7500 to obtain Substance Use Disorder treatment services.
- Medications such as Naloxone can reverse an opioid overdose and can be given by anyone who has been trained to use it. It can be obtained through your health provider, local pharmacy, or Connecting to Opportunities for Recovery and Engagement (CORE) Center.