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  • Addr: 2151 College Avenue
  • Bakersfield, CA, 93305
  • County: Kern
  • Office Phone: 661-868-8155

*Notice  It is always a good idea to research when seeking out mental health treatment or substance abuse treatment. When considering a Mental Health treatment center, It is helpful to know their core values and the programs they offer. If you are looking for a specific service you can search Mental Health treatment centers by Services as well.

Tips on Choosing the Right Facility

Choosing a mental health treatment center is an important decision and it is important to do your research ahead of time. Here are a few questions to ask that will help you get started when searching for help:

  • Ask about the range of services provided
  • Consider education, training and licensing of the staff (requirements will vary by state)
  • Availability of inpatient / outpatient treatment for residents
  • Age and gender of residents as well as the range of disorders treated
  • Ask about 24 hour on-site living for residents
  • What range of activities are available with treatment
  • Details on the methods of treatment and intesity
Here are some resources that will provide more information and aid in the process of choosing a mental health treatment facility:

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Need to File a Complaint?

Each mental health treatment center or substance abuse treatment center listed has been approved, licensed or certified by their respective state’s mental health or substance abuse administration or agency. Facilities are not regulated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration but rather regulations and approvals are handled at the state level. Contact your state’s substance abuse and mental health agency for more information or to file a complaint against a specific treatment center. State websites will usually end in .gov so for example Colorado’s substance abuse and mental health agency is located at

Treatment Options Without Money or Insurance?

While it can be difficult to find Mental Health treatment or Substance Abuse treatment with no health insurance or a limited income, some facilities provide services and accommodations for such situations. When looking for mental health treatment or substance abuse treatment, check under the services category for payment assistance or use our Services page to narrow down your search. After you’ve found a facility, you can use our details page for more information. If you have health coverage, ask your insurance about coverage availability for mental health treatment and substance abuse treatment.

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Can't Find What You're Looking For?

Check out some valuable resources Here that can aid you in the process in finding the best substance abuse treatment or mental health treatment. If you require Immediate Help for mental health related issues, a list of numbers and resources are provided at For substance abuse treatment and mental health treatment the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration(SAMHSA) offers a national helpline at 1-800-622-HELP(4357)(See Here) which is a free and confidential 24/7 service.

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