Ethics and Compliance

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Substance Use Disorder Compliance Division (SUDCD)

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The Substance Use Disorder Compliance Division (SUDCD) focuses on compliance with State and Federal statute, regulations, and other governing requirements.  SUDCD oversees licensing and certification functions, monitoring, and complaints for Driving-Under-the-Influence Programs, Narcotic Treatment Programs, and outpatient and residential providers.  SUDCD also oversees conducts complaint investigations on certified Alcohol and Other Drug counselors.  SUDCD is also responsible for implementing the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System and Opioid STR grant, which aims to expand access to Medication Assisted Treatment to combat the opioid epidemic. The Division also ensures compliance with the statewide criminal justice treatment programs and counselor certification.


This page provides links to information for counties, direct providers, and those interested in becoming providers.

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Public Number: (916) 322-2911

Toll Free Number: (877) 685-8333




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