County of Marin Health and Human Services

Substance Use Services

The Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Mental Health and Substance Use Services offers a wide range of education, prevention, treatment and counseling services to Marin County residents.

SUS serves as an administrative office that contracts the majority of its federal, state and local funds to community-based, non-profit organizations. Within these agencies, multiple programs are delivered including:

  • Residential treatment for men, women and women with children;
  • Outpatient treatment for adults;
  • Narcotic replacement therapy services;
  • Primary and secondary prevention services for adolescents and adults;
  • HIV testing and early intervention services;
  • Residential and outpatient services for parolees;
  • First- and Multiple Offender Drinking Driver programs;
  • Drug Diversion program for adults and;
  • Adolescent outpatient treatment.

The Division is responsible for ensuring Contractor's compliance in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local laws, statutes, rules, regulations, guidelines and ordinances. Both informal and formal monitoring of contract objectives and use of funds are performed as well as technical assistance in program planning and implementation.


Eligibility requirements differ among the various contracted treatment providers. In all treatment agencies, a sliding scale fee, approved by the County Substance USe Services Administrator, is applied.

Treatment Providers

In Marin County, the following organizations can assist residents with requests and referrals to drug and alcohol treatment services.

For a drug or alcohol assessment or information contact: 
Recovery Connections Center at Bay Area Community Resources
(415) 755-2345

For Detox services contact: 
Helen Vine Detox Center
(415) 492-0818

For Opiate Detox contact:
Marin Treatment Center 
(415) 457-3755