In 2018, BorderLink was awarded eight USDA Community Facilities Grants totaling $840,000. The USDA Community Facilities program targetS prevention, treatment and recovery opportunities from opioid addiction in rural America.
These resources give young people an opportunity to explore the science of opioid misuse and build strategies they can employ when faced with a decision about the use of prescription medications.
These resources have been designed to help parents learn more about the opioid epidemic, recognize warning signs, and open up lines of communication with their child and those in their community.
This selection of classroom resources provides educators with engaging tools that are aligned to national health and science standards and integrate seamlessly into classroom instruction.
Imperial County Behavioral Health Services (ICBHS) provides quality professional services in an outpatient setting for individuals suffering from substance use. The outpatient clinics offer a variety of services to individuals to assist them in the improvement and/or maintenance of daily functioning. Clinical staff includes: Doctors who specialize in addiction medicine, Therapists and Substance Abuse Counselors, and Licensed Vocational Nurses.
Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services brochure (Spanish Version)
Adolescent Substance Abuse Counselors/Therapists are available at the El Centro Adolescent Clinic. Additionally, they are conveniently located at several local junior high and high schools sites to make services readily available to youth in Imperial County.
Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services for Adolescents brochure (Spanish Version)