DHCS Opioid Response Data

Ensuring Access to Treatment

DHCS Opioid Response has expanded access to medications for opioid use disorder in more than 500 access points, including:

43narcotic treatment programs

282emergency departments

58DUI programs

5Tribal and Urban Indian organizations

27 youth-specific programs

28syringe services programs

64 outpatient treatment programs

Reducing Barriers to Care

DHCS Opioid Response has expanded access to treatment for hundreds of thousands of patients in California, including:

Treatment and Recovery Services

193,000+new patients received medications for OUD

30,000+patients received stimulant use disorder treatment

63,000+patients referred for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services

4,000+patients received contingency management

376,000+patients referred for or received any recovery support services

234,000+patients received peer support or recovery coaching

9,000+ patients received recovery housing

Support Services

44,000+patients referred for housing support

13,000+ patients received employment support

111,000+patients received case management services

122,000+patients screened for mental health services

80,000+patients received counseling services

146,000+patients received telehealth services

Saving Lives

The Naloxone Distribution Project (NDP) provides free naloxone to reduce opioid-related overdose deaths. Since October 2018, the NDP has distributed more than:

3,110,000units of naloxone to3,400+organizations inall58counties resulting in more than203,000overdose reversals