Adult Substance Use Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment services for substance use disorders are provided in a community-based setting at a licensed treatment center. Treatment includes counseling, case management, education, and recovery skills training.

What Are the Benefits of Outpatient Treatment Services?

  • Outpatient treatment does not require people to stay at a facility.  People in outpatient treatment develop the skills to start and continue their recovery process while continuing to live and work in their community.

Who is Eligible for Outpatient Treatment Services?

  • Texas residents 18 years of age and older;
  • Person is diagnosed with a substance use disorder; and
  • Eligibility for state financial support is based on income, expenses, and other resources. In some cases, a person may be required to pay a portion of the services cost.

How Do I Get Outpatient Treatment Services?

There are several ways to find Outpatient Treatment Services. Contact the substance use treatment program directly, your local Outreach, Screening, Assessment, Referral (OSAR) Service, or your Local Mental or Local Behavioral Health Authority.