Substance Abuse Prevention and Control

About Us

What is SAPC

The Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) program leads and facilitates the delivery of a full spectrum of prevention, treatment, and recovery services proven to reduce the impact of substance use, abuse, and addiction in Los Angeles County. Services are provided through contracts with over 150 community-based organizations to County residents, particularly those who meet income and other criteria for Medi-Cal or My Health LA enrollment which may include the un-and/or underinsured. SAPC staff serve as technical experts and consultants to meet the needs of the public and contracted organizations in the field of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and abuse.

SAPC's Mission:

SAPC leads and facilitates the delivery of a comprehensive continuum of innovative, equitable, and quality-focused substance use prevention, harm reduction, and treatment and recovery services that effectively engages and supports individuals and communities.

SAPC's Vision

All people and communities in Los Angeles County have a chance to pursue their dreams and to fulfill their promise without the burden of substance use and addiction.

To Learn More about Substance Use Disorder click here

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To Find Treatment click here

Service Bed and Availability Tool (SBAT)
Online Provider Directory

Click here to find a substance use treatment provider that meets your specific needs

SAPC Links

Learn More about Substance Use Disorders
View Our Partnerships
View our Media Campaigns
Data Reports and Briefs

SAPC Timeline

LA County branched out SAPC to help individuals with substance abuse.

Another thing happened.

Added more services to help communites.

Launch SASH and START ODS.

Bigger Choices Campaign

Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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