Medical Services

L.A. CADA Medical Services offers comprehensive integrated care. Our services include screenings, Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT), chronic disease education and self-management, nutrition education, pharmaceutical counseling, diagnostic laboratory services, sexual and reproductive health screenings, adolescent health services, family planning, HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, and STD testing and treatment.

Recently, our Wellness Center, also known as the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), has played a pivotal role in our expansion. It serves as a hub for our medical services, providing a multidisciplinary approach to care. This initiative spans across our agency, ensuring that most Wellness Center services are accessible not only at the center itself but also at some of our residential and outpatient sites.

At L.A. CADA, we remain committed to delivering integrated care and promoting overall well-being for all our patients. In addition to our core services, the Wellness Center focuses on overdose awareness and prevention, opioid reversal training, and Naloxone (nasal spray) distribution—a vital part of our commitment to community health.

  • The Wellness Center (Make An Appointment - Email - The Wellness Center by L.A. CADA serves as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), dedicated to facilitating accessible, coordinated, and comprehensive behavioral health care. Regardless of one's financial status, place of residence, or age, the Wellness Center offers services for mental health and substance use issues. We provide crisis intervention and a wide array of behavioral health care services including care coordination, physical health care, social services, outpatient mental health and substance use services, person- and family-centered treatment planning, community-based mental health care for veterans, peer and family support, targeted care management, outpatient primary care, screening and monitoring, psychiatric rehabilitation services, as well as screening, diagnosis, and risk assessment.
  • Overdose Awareness & Prevention (Request Naloxone [Narcan] - - L.A. CADA is committed to mitigating the risk of opioid overdose through proactive measures. As part of this initiative, we offer opioid overdose reversal training and provide Naloxone (nasal spray), a life-saving medication, free of charge to individuals and organizations. Our training equips participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively respond to an overdose, including administering naloxone, commonly known as Narcan. We offer guidance on accessing harm reduction services and support systems for those affected. To learn more about scheduling a free training session and obtaining Narcan at no cost, please reach out to us for further information. This program is funded by the Department of Health Care Services Naloxone Distribution Project.
  • Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) (Request Naloxone [Narcan] - - L.A. CADA offers a comprehensive range of Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) across all levels of care to help individuals treat specific substance use disorders. MAT is an evidence-based option and is a key component of the full spectrum, biopsychosocial approach to the treatment of substances like opioid, alcohol, tobacco, and stimulant use disorders. These treatments have evolved to be safer and cater to people at different stages of recovery. These treatments can be part of inpatient or outpatient programs, and dosages can be adjusted to fit each person's needs. If you think you could benefit from these services or want more information, please contact us. Medication can make recovery possible for people for whom recovery was previously almost impossible. This program is funded by the Department of Health Care Services Naloxone Distribution Project.