Substance Use Treatment Services

The DSHS Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) provides funding and oversight for substance use treatment services to people enrolled in Medicaid.  During 2013-2015, the agencies we fund served more than 83,000 youth and adults in Washington.

How do I find state-funded (Medicaid) treatment for a substance use disorder?

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about substance use disorders 

Who has priority for state-funded treatment?

  • Pregnant women who use IV drugs
  • Pregnant women
  • Others who use IV drugs
  • Post-partum women (up to one year)

The second highest priority groups are:

  • Parents/legal guardians involved with Child Protective Services
  • Parenting adults
  • Youth

Services for Pregnant and Parenting Women and their Children

Pregnant Women Chemical Dependency/Abuse Resource Guide 

More information about treatment and recovery services

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