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Chemical Dependency Center

Human Services

Chemical Dependency Center

Mills-Peninsula Health Services

Evaluation, detoxification, counseling and therapy, on both a residential and outpatient basis, for alcohol and/or drug dependent adults.


Provides inpatient treatment, day treatment and outpatient evaluation, detoxification, individual, group and family counseling and recreational and occupational therapy for alcohol and/or drug dependent adults. Aftercare services continue for one year and include an Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous component. Those patients assessed as not requiring residential treatment are placed in outpatient programs involving group and individual counseling. Sponsors a free, four-week program to provide education and support to friends and family members coping with a chemically dependent person.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN within 3 blocks.
Mills Health Center, 100 South San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401 37.5655488 -122.3254411 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Interpreter

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary depending on length of stay and treatment modality. Medicare, private insurance, and military insurance accepted.


Adults age 18 or over experiencing problems relative to their alcohol and/or drug use, codependents, family members of alcoholics and drug addicts


Age 18 or over with drug or alcohol problems

How to Apply:

Walk in if in crisis to Psychiatric Emergency Services at Peninsula Medical Center, or call the Intake Center at Mills Health Center to schedule an assessment interview.

Service Wait Estimate:

Until insurance is verified. No wait in emergencies.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County