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Fast Facts: TDMHSAS Licensed Sites

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is the licensing authority for several different types of both residential and non-residential mental health and substances abuse service providers.  This information is updated daily and is subject to change.  Click your county below to see the TDMHSAS licensed sites.


Licensure Category Definitions

  • “Alcohol and Drug Abuse D.U.I. School Services” means an intervention program providing assessment, education and, if indicated, appropriate treatment referral, for offenders of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other drugs.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Outpatient Detoxification Treatment Facilities” means organized outpatient services for service recipients to systematically reduce or eliminate the amount of a toxic agent in the body until the signs and symptoms of withdrawal are resolved.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Non-Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility” means a licensed outpatient facility which offers treatment services to service recipients with alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependency disorders that can include but not be limited to assessment, referral, counseling, and education.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Non-Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility” means a licensed outpatient facility which offers treatment services to service recipients with alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependency disorders that can include but not be limited to assessment, referral, counseling, and education.
  • "Nonresidential Office-Based Opiate Treatment facility (OBOT)” is a service entity prescribing products containing buprenorphine, or products containing any other controlled substance designed to treat opioid use disorder by preventing symptoms of withdrawal to fifty percent (50%) or more of its patients and to one hundred fifty (150) or more patients.
  • “Opioid Treatment Program (OTP)” or “Non-Residential Substitution-based Treatment Center for Opiate Addiction” includes standalone clinics offering methadone, products containing buprenorphine such as Subutex and Suboxone, or products containing any other formulation designed to treat opiate addiction by preventing symptoms of withdrawal, with the goal of the service recipient becoming free from any drug which is not medically indicated.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Residential Detoxification Treatment Facilities” means intensive twentyfour (24) hour residential treatment for service recipients to systematically reduce or eliminate the amount of a toxic agent in the body until the signs and symptoms of withdrawal are resolved.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Halfway House Treatment Facility” means a transitional residential program providing services to service recipients with alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependency disorders with the primary purpose of establishing vocational stability and counseling focused on re-entering the community.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility” means a residential program for service recipients at least eighteen (18) years of age, which offers highly structured services to service recipients with the primary purpose of restoring service recipients with alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependency disorders to levels of positive functioning and abstinence appropriate to the service recipient.
  • “Alcohol and Drug Residential Treatment Facilities for Children and Youth” means a residential program which offers twenty-four (24) hour treatment to service recipients under eighteen (18) years of age with the primary purpose of restoring service recipients with alcohol and/or drug abuse or dependency disorders to abstinence and levels of positive functioning appropriate to the service recipient.
  • “Mental Health Day Treatment Services for Adults” means a non-residential program that provides a treatment and/or rehabilitation of at least (3) hours duration per program day for adult service recipients.
  • "Mental Health Intensive Day Treatment Services for Children and Youth” means a non-residential program that provides a treatment and/or rehabilitation of at least 3 hours duration per program day for children and youth service recipients.
  • "Mental Health Children's Therapeutic Nurseries" provide therapeutic treatment for children ages 2-6 with emotional or behavioral problems in a nursery school setting.
  • "Mental Health Supportive Living" means any licensed facility providing housing in the community for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness or a co-occurring substance use disorder.
  • “Mental Health Supportive Residential Facility” means a licensed mental health residential program that provides 24-hour residential care with a treatment and rehabilitation component less intensive than required in a Residential Treatment Facility.
  • “Crisis Stabilization Unit” (CSU) means a facility licensed to provide short-term stabilization, up to 96 hours, for adults ages 18 and older with a serious mental illness who agree to receive services voluntarily at the CSU and meet admission criteria.
  • “Mental Health Residential Treatment Program for Adults” means a licensed mental health treatment program that offers 24-hour intensive, coordinated, and structured services for adult service recipients
  • "Mental Health Residential Treatment for Children and Youth" means a licensed facility providing 24-hour residential treatment and habilitation to persons under 18 years of age who are seriously emotionally disturbed (SED).
  • “Psychosocial Rehabilitation” means a consumer-centered program of services for adult service recipients to enhance and support the process of recovery.
  • “Personal Support Services” means licensed facility providing one (1) or more of the following services: (a) Self-care assistance; (b) Household assistance; (c) Personal assistance and/or (d) Education services.