The Office on Substance Use Disorders supervises the planning, administration, coordination and contracting of substance use disorder services in Palm Beach County. 

The Office develops policies and manages various initiatives, programs, and funding strategies -- serving as liaison to communicate the County's efforts to the public; local, state, county, and, federal agencies; and, the service provider community. The Office also monitors legislation and related public policy, working with elected and government officials at all levels of government to improve services.

The Office is responsible for implementing Palm Beach County's Opioid Response Plan which was the result of a comprehensive evaluation of the County’s efforts related to the opioid epidemic and made recommendations for moving forward in a comprehensive, integrated manner were developed.   Learn more about the Plan and the County’s opioid response efforts by visiting www.facingthecrisis.org.


  Funded Agencies


Palm Beach County provides financial assistance to community-based organizations providing health and human services through the Financially Assisted Agencies (FAA) program. The County's Citizens Advisory Committee on Health and Human Services is charged to assist the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners in the assessment of need, planning, implementation and evaluation of the Health and Human Services System of Care as defined in the Health and Human Services Element of the Palm Beach County Comprehensive Plan.

The following agencies have been funded through the FAA program in the Behavioral Health Services category (FAA Annual Report 2017 – Behavioral Health Services)