Substance Use Services

Substance use disorders occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs cause clinically and functionally significant impairment, such as health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home. A substance use disorder can occur along with other mental illnesses and often interferes with treatment. If you can't stop using drugs or alcohol on your own, you need treatment. AMHC offers substance use treatment and recovery focused services for individuals, families and affected others. Each AMHC Outpatient site offers the following Substance use services:

  • Initial Assessment: When an individual comes to AMHC for treatment, an initial assessment will be done to identify what level of care is most appropriate. Services vary and include the following:
    • Individual outpatient therapy to learn more about your condition and gain insight.
    • Outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment programs, which require regular attendance for a set period of time.
    • Driver Education and Evaluation Program (DEEP) services for individuals seeking to regain their license following an operating under the influence charge.
    • Linkage to support groups or 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous.

To access AMHC’s services or obtain further information, Call AMHC’s Access Center at 1-800-244-6431 Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00.

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