Available Adult Services
- Outreach, Screening, Assessment and Referral
This program serves as an essential link between prevention, intervention
and treatment services and plays an integral role in assuring that
people in need of services receive access to the appropriate level
and type of substance abuse services through effective coordination
with service providers.
- State Incentive Grant Planning Coalition
This coalition is charged with the development
and implementation of a comprehensive resource plan for substance
abuse prevention in a 15-county area.
- HIV Street Outreach
HIV Outreach is a program which provides prevention and intervention
services for people whose behavior places them at an increased risk
for contracting the HIV virus. Outreach workers take risk-reduction
education and prevention strategies directly into areas having significant
numbers of persons at-risk. HIV testing is done by the outreach
workers at Lubbock County Jail, and other high risk people are referred
to the City Health Department for testing.
- Opioid Pharmacotherapy (Methadone Clinic)
The Methadone Clinic is a service for people who are addicted to
opiates. The service assists them in developing the life skills
necessary to stabilize their lives and families. Counseling
and education are also provided to help people learn skills to prevent
- Co-Occurring State Incentive Grant Systems
This project provides funding through a voucher arrangement that
makes additional community supports available to individuals with
a co-occurring psychiatric and substance use diagnosis. Examples
of services that can be purchased include housing assistance, childcare,
transportation, clothing, educational and vocational assistance,
medical care and temporary food assistance.
- Therapeutic Treatment Community (Billy Meeks
The Transitional Treatment Center (TTC)
is the aftercare component of the treatment program for people released
from In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC) or Substance Abuse Felony
Punishment Facility (SAFP) programs. Through a contract with the
Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), the TTC provides temporary
housing, chemical dependency treatment and other supports for transition
back into the community.
All services are based on the individual's needs and
choices, and are structured to help the person manage their illness,
encouraging independent and productive lives.
In what areas are these services available?
Outreach, screening and referral services are available in a 42-county
area (see coverage-area
map). Other Substance Abuse services are available within
a smaller coverage area within the greater 42-county area. Services
are available without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex or disability.
How are these services
STARCARE Specialty Health System accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and most
forms of private health insurance. For persons who are not eligible
for health coverage, fees are assessed on the basis of proof of the
individual's (or in some cases the family's) complete income, with no
one denied services due to an inability to pay.
someone receive help or learn more about Substance Abuse Services?
If you are in a crisis situation, you can
call STARCARE Specialty Health System's Crisis Line anytime, 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week at (806) 740-1414, or toll-free at (800)
If you are not in a crisis situation, and you would
like to find out more about how to access services for someone with
a chemical dependency, please call Triage/Assessment at
(806) 740-1421. We will be happy to discuss available services
and arrange an initial
appointment to begin the evaluation process, if appropriate.