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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.

Read more Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders here:


929 Spring Street, Placerville
1900 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA

(530) 626-9240
2444 Coloma Street, Placerville, CA

(530) 344-7633
484 Pleasant Valley Road #4, Diamond Springs, CA

(530) 307-1066
2201 South Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA

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

The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is an online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.

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.


What is a MAT? 

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. (SAMHSA)

Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder (OUD): 
Acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone are the most common drugs used to treat alcohol use disorder (AUD). They do not provide a cure for the disorder but are most effective in people who participate in a MAT program. (SAMHSA)

Find MAT programs in El Dorado County and read more about your treatment options:


"Mat Medications, Counseling, and Related Conditions." Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA, 2023, January 25.

"Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders." Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA, 2022, November 22.

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