Treatment Services and Information Resources

Santa Cruz Area Resources

Recovery Wave

Website: www.santacruzhealth.org/recoverywave

A listing of substance abuse prevention and treatment services in Santa Cruz County.


California Information Sites

California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists

Website: www.camft.org

Department of Health Care Services

Website: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/Pages/AboutUs.aspx

Primary site for California drug and alcohol treatment information and resources; includes a number of statewide links.


National Information and Resources Sites

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

TTY: 1-800-487-4889

Website: www./beta.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

Also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders.

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

Website: www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov

Find alcohol and drug abuse treatment or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country.

Opioid Treatment Program Directory

Website: www.dpt2.samhsa.gov/treatment

Find treatment programs in your state that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers. Prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers.

Disaster Distress Helpline

1-800-985-5990

TTY: 1-800-846-8517

Website: www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov

Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human-caused disaster. Call this toll-free number to be connected to the nearest crisis center for information, support, and counseling.

Veteran’s Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255

TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Website: www.veteranscrisisline.net

Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities 

Website: www.carf.org

CARF is an independent nonprofit accreditor of human service providers.

Join Together and the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

Website: www.casacolumbia.org

Comprehensive information about substance abuse issues.

National Association of Social Workers

Website: www.naswca.org

Start Your Recovery
Offers information for individuals and family members facing alcohol and substance use disorders to help people at any stage of their recovery.
(202) 559-4440
Website: www.startyourrecovery.org

Call or Come In

831-462-1060 Local
866-526-8772 Toll Free
831-462-5267 DUI Program

Janus of Santa Cruz

200 7th Ave. Suite 150

Santa Cruz, California

Recovery Starts Here

For four decades, Janus has provided compassionate and effective addiction treatment while guiding thousands of people toward wellness and recovery. We offer help, hope and results to individuals and families.