Substance Use Disorder

L.A. CADA has over 50 years of experience with substance use disorder treatment and the addition of the Wellness Center will continue to fill the gaps of service that are so prevalent in the greater Los Angeles area

Mental Health

We provide a comprehensive mental health exam along with a 24/7/365 warm-line to our patients to help them stabilize in the most clinically appropriate, least restrictive, least traumatizing, and most cost-effective settings.

Primary Care

Offering in-house physical exams, our providers assess for acute cases and work with our designated collaborating organizations to provide wrap-around care for a patient’s overall physical well-being.

Wellness Center by L.A. CADA

The Wellness Center by L.A. CADA provides a comprehensive array of services needed to create access, stabilize people in crisis, and provide the necessary treatment for those with the most serious, complex mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The Wellness Center integrates additional services to ensure an approach to health care that emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical behavioral health integration. These services include, but are not limited to: easy access to care with criteria to assure a reduced wait time so those who need services can receive them when they need them, regardless of ability to pay or location of residence.

The Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse opened a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) in December 2021. This is a federally approved and certified clinic that now services SPA 7 and Los Angeles County. The CCBHC directly provides (or contracts with a partner organizations to provide) nine types of services, with an emphasis on the provision of 24-hour crisis care, evidence-based practices, care coordination with local primary care and hospital partners, and integration with physical health care.

We Offer Reliable Services

Advisory Committee

The Wellness Center by L.A. CADA Advisory Committee will be comprised of leaders in the Los Angeles area and community members with lived experience. This is to ensure that the CCBHC serves the community to the best of its ability and makes informed culturally competent decisions.

Physical Exam

Medical staff will provide a comprehensive physical exam, HIV Test, and TB…


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Collaborative Partners

Expanded care coordination with local primary care providers, hospitals, other health care providers, social service providers, and law enforcement, with a focus on whole health and comprehensive access to a full range of medical, behavioral and supportive services. These calloborative organizations include veterans associations, Native American organizations and more. The L.A. CADA Wellness Center does its best to tailor care for active duty military and veterans to ensure they receive the unique health support essential to their treatment.