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This site is intended to connect the community DIRECTLY to CURRENT and ACCESSIBLE tools and resources that will offer immediate assistance and help guide them and/or someone in their lives to understand or manage disease of addiction and the impact on health and wellness.

The individuals and subject matter experts who submit information and present material are dedicated to the continued

service and care for the citizens of Contra Costa County.

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210810 QR Code for Let's Talk Truth_ Addiction and Wellness Toolkit Access Community Surve

Question & Comment Survey LINK HERE

'Let's Talk Truth' Contra Costa:
Addiction and Wellness Toolkit

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Tambra Divine

Substance Use  Navigator - Contra Costa Health Services

The 24-hour Behavioral Health Access Line is an easy-to-use resource for mental health and substance use services. Call toll-free 1-888-678-7277


  • Crisis and Suicide
    Hotline: 1-800-833-2900 dial 211
    Free national hotline for referrals to social services
    Psychiatric Urgent & Emergency Care

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Danielle Aubin

Patient Navigator - Bay Area Addiction Research & Treatment (BAART) Program

BAART Programs began providing drug treatment services to several hundred heroin users in San Francisco in 1977.

Today, BAART Programs is a multi-site, multi-service organization, with over 40 years of experience providing opioid use disorder treatment and supportive recovery services to patients across the country.

Providing high-quality, patient-focused treatment for addiction to prescription medications and other opiates such as heroin and fentanyl, remains the focus of BAART Programs clinics.


RESOURCE SHEET: Referral Reference Information HERE

RESOURCE SHEET: Myth Buster - Medication Assisted Treatnent (MAT) HERE

San Francisco / Market St. - 415.863.3883

San Francisco / Turk St. - 415.928.7800

Menlo Park / San Mateo - 650.324.1470

Oakland - 510.533.0800

Richmond - 510.232.0874

Antioch - 925.522.0124

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Rita Schank

Executive Director - Ujima Family Recovery Services

Ujima Family Recovery Services is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping families recover from alcoholism, drug addiction and behavioral health problems. Since 1986, Ujima has made a significant contribution towards stopping substance abuse, and empowering mothers and their families to develop life skills to lead healthy productive lives.


Location: 1901 Church Lane, San Pablo Ca 94806

Phone Number: 510-236-3139

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April Rovero

Founder Contra Costa County Medication Education Disposal & Safety Coalition (MEDS)

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse Coalition

The Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition is a volunteer-based organization.  We can always use your support! Examples of volunteer support we need: 

  • Social Media Promotion

  • Event Organization and Planning

  • Website Support

  • Tabling at Events

  • Blog Posters

  • Newsletter Support

  • Speakers and Personal Testimony

  • Event Day Support


If any of these activities interest you, please let us know by filling out the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible. 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Contra Costa County MEDS Coalition!
Please fill out the brief form below so that we can see where you could best help us.



Mailing Address P.O. Box 87, San Ramon, CA 94583

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