Pain Management Resources

pharmacyopioidThe prevalence of opioid use disorder in the United States continues to rise and is a public health crisis. CenCal Health believes it is increasingly important that providers have access to the appropriate resources. Here are some key resources to help providers carefully weigh the risks and benefits when making decisions about opioid treatment.

CenCal Health Multiphase Opioid Implementation Plan

With the approval of CenCal Health's Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and in coordination with its Pharmacy Benefits Manager (MedImpact), CenCal Health continues to implement a multiphase plan to deter overutilization of opioids, and update utilization management measures.

If you have any questions or need additional information or resources, please contact CenCal Health Pharmacy Department at (805) 562-1080.

Benzodiazepine Management Resources

CDC Resource Materials

State of California Resources

California Department of Public Health

Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluations System (CURES)

Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Resources

The Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness provides a full range of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment options for people who live in Santa Barbara County.

  • Santa Barbara County Drug and Alcohol Services Program
    • Santa Barbara County: 1-888-868-1649

Santa Barbara County Drug Medi-Cal organized Deliver System (DMC-ODS)

The County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency offers a variety of services and programs to help people with drug and alcohol problems. 

  • San Luis Obispo County and Alcohol Services Program
    • San Luis Obispo County 1-800-838-1381