Find help for a substance use disorder

We’re scaling up services in SF to better reach people with substance use disorders and reduce overdose deaths.

Overdose prevention, care, and treatment in SF

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About Fentanyl

Fentanyl is a human made opioid. It is 50-100 times stronger than morphine. Fentanyl is causing high rates of overdose deaths in San Francisco and in cities across the nation.

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About Naloxone

Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is a life-saving medication used to reverse an opioid overdose. 

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Drug Overdose and Treatment Dashboard

Get access to overdose data and trends in SF. 

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Learn about our substance use disorder services

Get help finding the service that best meets your needs

Get help finding the service that best meets your needs

Connect with a member of our team to receive an assessment, connection, referral, or general support navigating mental health and substance use care, including benefits enrollment.  

Call the Behavioral Health Access Line 24/7 at 888-246-3333 

Visit the Behavioral Health Access Center 
1st floor at 1380 Howard Street  
M-F 8am-7pm 
Sat-Sun 9am-4pm 

Learn more about our mental health and substance use services. 

Pick up naloxone, fentanyl test strips, and more

Pick up naloxone, fentanyl test strips, and more

Get access to naloxone (overdose reversing medication), fentanyl test strips, syringe access and disposal. 

To get a free nasal naloxone kit and training and/or up to 10 fentanyl test strips, visit: 

Behavioral Health Services Pharmacy 
1st floor at 1380 Howard St 
San Francisco, CA 94103 
M-F 9am-6:30pm 
Sat-Sun 9am–12pm and 1pm-4:30pm 

Naloxone and fentanyl test strips for groups 

Request naloxone for your community organization, business, or group to distribute in the community. Email or visit the BHS Pharmacy. 
For community organizations, business, and groups seeking bulk quantities of fentanyl test strips, please make a request by filling out this form: 

Please note that an attestation of training (materials are provided on the request form) will be required. The request will take 1-2 weeks to fulfill and instructions for pickup will be provided once the other is ready. 

Download the syringe access and disposal schedule  
Syringe Access Collaborative Overview (more details on services)
Syringe Access & Disposal Schedule

Rest and recover from a mental health or substance use challenge

Rest and recover from a mental health or substance use challenge

SoMa Rise 
Treatment facility for people experiencing drug intoxication that provides overdose monitoring, showers, snacks, referrals, and transportation to services such as treatment and housing. 

1076 Howard Street 

Dore Urgent Care 
Urgent care for people experiencing mental health and substance use challenges that offers bathrooms, showers, snacks, clothing, storage, and referrals to service such as treatment. 

52 Dore Street 
Hummingbird Valencia 
Daytime facility for people with mental health and substance use challenges who are experiencing homelessness and who need a place to rest. Offers bathrooms, showers, snacks, clothing, storage, rest area, and referral to services such as treatment. 

1156 Valencia Street 
Mon-Sun 10am-6pm 

Safely withdraw or abstain from substances

Safely withdraw or abstain from substances

We offer a range of residential treatment services that help people withdrawal, stop using substances, or transition to secure housing, such as: 

Withdrawal Management (aka detox) 
Overnight treatment facilities to withdrawal from substances in a supervised setting.  
Residential Treatment Programs 
Stay in a treatment facility.

Residential Step-down Programs 
Temporary living for people experiencing homelessness who have completed a residential treatment program. 

Find a location

Start medication to treat an opioid addiction

Start medication to treat an opioid addiction

Drop in at an outpatient clinic to receive medications for addiction treatment as well as counseling for opioid use disorder.  

Intake and dosing hours may vary from hours of operation and are subject to change. It’s helpful to call in advance to confirm. 

BAART Market 
Location: 1111 Market St, 1st Floor 
Hours: M-F 6am-2pm and 2:30 pm-7:30pm
Contact: 415-863-3883 

Location: 433 Turk St 
Hours: M-F 6am-11am
Contact: 415-928-7800 

Bayview Hunter’s Point Foundation 
Location: 1625 Carroll St 
Hours: By appointment
Contact: 415-822-8200 

Fort Help Methadone Program: Bryant 
Hours: M-F 6am-12:30 pm 
Location: 915 Bryant St 
Contact: 415-777-9953 

Fort Help Methadone Program: Mission 
Hours: M-F 6:15 am-12:30 pm
Location: 1101 Capp St 
Contact: 415-821-1427 

Maria X Martinez Health Resource Center 
Location: 555 Stevenson St 
Hours: Mon-Tue and Thu-Sat 8am-3:30pm, Wed 10am-3:30pm
Contact: 628-217-5800 

Office-Based Buprenorphine Induction Clinic (OBIC) 
Location: 1380 Howard St, 2nd Floor 
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 
8:30am-11:30am and 1pm-6pm 
Wed 8:30am-11:30am and 1pm-3pm 
Contact: 415-552-6242 

Opiate Treatment Outpatient Program (OTOP) 
Location: 995 Potrero Ave, Bldg 90, 3rd Floor, Ward 93, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:45am-9:30am
Contact: 415-530-0957 (intake line)

Westside Methadone Program 
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:15am-11am and 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: 1301 Pierce St 
Contact: 415-563-8200 

Find support for recovery and sobriety

Find support for recovery and sobriety

Get training resources

Get training resources

Learn how to prevent an overdose

Request overdose prevention training and resources from SFDPH

Watch this SFDPH-developed overdose prevention video training series:

Learn best practices for communicating about substance use disorders

Download a guide on using person-centered language

Learn about our range of treatment options for substance use disorder