Get Help

Do you struggle with an addiction that you don’t want to tell anyone about?  Do you wish you could quit drinking every night?  Do you live in fear that you will lose your job or your family if things don’t change?  Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?  

Don’t lose hope, we can help!

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has different paths by which you may access treatment and recovery support services to help you find and maintain a life of recovery from substance use disorder. Substance use disorder treatment services are available from many providers in Idaho. Payment for services depend on your financial situation and whether you are eligible for Medicaid.

How to receive services

If you are currently enrolled in Medicaid

In order to receive substance use disorder services, please contact Optum at 1-855-780-5955

If you are not currently enrolled in Medicaid

In order to receive health coverage through one of the Medicaid programs, you must complete the application process and meet certain eligibility requirement. To see if you qualify, apply for Medicaid now. 

If you are not eligible for Medicaid

The Division of Behavioral Health’s (DBH) Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services Program provides treatment and recovery support services for individuals struggling with the disease of addiction. If you aren’t Medicaid eligible, and have no other insurance, please call BPA for access to services provided by the Division of Behavioral Health. If you have not already applied for Medicaid, please do so before attempting to access services through DBH. To see if you qualify, apply for Medicaid now. All services offered by DBH are managed by our Managed Services Contractor (MSC) BPA Health.

Uninsured Idahoans seeking assistance are encouraged to call BPA Health at 1-800-922-3406, Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm MST for a confidential screening to determine eligibility for our services. Interpreter services and language assistance are available for anyone, including those with limited English-speaking ability, the deaf and hard of hearing, and the blind and visually impaired.

To speak with someone in the Division of Behavioral Health, call 1-208-334-6997

The beginning to your new way of life could just be a phone call away…