We have compiled a national list of the state licensing entities for Substance Abuse Treatment. We always recommend to check with the respective states licensing body when considering an inpatient or outpatient substance abuse treatment center.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline


State Licensing for Substance Abuse Treatment:


Website State
Alabama Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services AL
Alaska Division of Behavioral Health AK
Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership AZ
Arkansas Department of Human Services AR
California Department of Health Care Services CA
Colorado Department of Human Services CO
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services CT
Delaware Substance Abuse and Mental Health DE
Florida Department of Children and Families FL
Georgia Department of Community Health GA
Hawaii Department of Health: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division HI
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare ID
Illinois Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse IL
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration IN
Iowa Department of Public Health: Bureau of Substance Abuse IA
Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board KS
Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Public Services KY
Louisiana Department of Health LA
Maine Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ME
Maryland Behavioral Health Administration MD
Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services MA
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs MI
Minnesota Department of Human Services MN
Mississippi Department of Mental Health MS
Missouri Department of Mental Health MO
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services MT
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services NE
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health NV
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services NH
New Jersey Department of Human Services NJ
New Mexico Human Services Department NM
New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services NY
North Carolina Division of Health Services Regulations NC
North Dakota Department of Human Services ND
Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services OH
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services OK
Oregon Addictions and Mental Health Services OR
Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs PA
Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health Care RI
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control SC
South Dakota Department of Social Services SD
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services TN
Texas Health and Human Services TX
Utah Office of Administrative Rules UT
Vermont Department of Health VT
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services VA
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services WA
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources WV
Wisconsin Department of Health Services WI
Wyoming Department of Health WY

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