Correctional Health Services-Substance Use Disorder (START)

A Program of HealthRIGHT 360

Gender responsive, trauma informed substance use disorder treatment for women in-custody and linkages to community-based treatment and supports for successful re-entry.

A custody-based program for women located at the Century Regional Detention Facility utilizing ASAM-informed assessments to identify need for addiction and mental health services as well as criminogenic thinking. Provides trauma-informed interventions involving person-to-person care between our clinicians and clients to reconcile presenting issues that threaten the health and well-being of the client and with implications towards recidivism. Treatment services are evidenced-based, using cognitive behavioral therapies and motivational interviewing approaches to treat addiction, address trauma issues, criminal thinking, and strategies to prevent relapse. Addiction assessments and screenings are provided using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria.

Once released from custody, program participants are offered transportation within the eight Service Planning Areas (SPA) to SUD treatment services, client engagement navigation services, housing, and social service sites as needed. These additional resources will provide the post-release care needed for inmates struggling with SUD, as well as provide appropriate reentry planning and transportation into the community to break the cycle of addiction and incarceration.

This program is funded by Los Angeles County Department of Health Services – Correctional Health Services.


(323) 249-7663
(213) 454-2880

Program location: Century Regional Detention Facility (CRDF) 11705 S. Alameda St., Lynwood, CA, 90262

Staff office: 11227 Valley Blvd, Suite #100 El Monte 91731

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