The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is committed to addressing the opioid crisis.
Through DHCS’s Opioid Response efforts, we invest in prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery efforts.
DHCS Opioid Response focuses on three goals:
Ensuring access to treatment
Reducing barriers to care
Learn more about DHCS Opioid Response
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