Information for the Substance Use Disorder Service System
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Licensing | Certification | Training
Substance Abuse Programs:
A Substance Abuse Treatment or Prevention License is required for any organization offering, or purporting to offer, Substance Abuse Treatment, Rehabilitation, or Prevention.
Look up license information in LARA's database: Can search by name or license number (also can enter SA* in the License Number field to list all licensed substance abuse services programs, or use "* wildcard" with beginning of the program name if don't know the whole name [i.g.: car*]).
Verify a License/Registration
– Select Business
and for Profession
, from the drop-down menu, choose Health Systems Facilities
Shows licensed services, complaints, and disciplinary action (if any).
Service Description Acronyms:
CAIT – Community Change, Alternatives, Information, and Training (Prevention)
SARF – Screening, Assessment, Referral, and Follow-up
Substance Abuse Treatment Programs who receive funds through the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration are required to be accredited by one of six national bodies:
** Also accredits opioid treatment programs.
Substance Abuse Program Staff:
Continuing Education / Training
MI-PTE Online TrainingTrainings available include: Recipient Rights, Confidentiality, Level 1 Communicable Disease, and Strategic Prevention Framework courses.
Licenses for professional counselors, social workers, or psychologists, permit the provision of substance abuse treatment. However, individuals who work in licensed substance abuse programs are allowed an exception from such licensing requirements, but are required to follow the certification requirements noted above.
Call the following concerning license renewal:
Health Professions: 517-335-0918
Nursing Homes/Hospitals: 517-334-8408
Substance Abuse Programs: 517-241-1970 or see Program Licensure above
Call the following concerning certification: