Substance Use

Services offered by Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health include:

Naloxone Distribution

We are a Naloxone distributor. You can receive free NARCANⓒ kits for personal use or even for someone you know/love.

What is NARCANⓒ (naloxone HCI)?

Narcan is a prescription nasal spray that is FDA approved. It is for treatment of an opioid overdose and is to be given right away after the opioid overdose or possible overdose is suspected. It is safe and effective.


Please call 989-895-2200 or stop by our location at 1010 Madison Ave, Bay City, MI to make an appointment. (Please allow for 20 minutes during visit)

MSHN Provider Choice

MSHN Provider Choice Listing

Local Provider Agencies

You can find more information about providers at their websites listed below.

 Bay County Prevention Network
Providing Prevention Services

 Bay Psychological Services
Providing Outpatient, Recovery Supports and Women’s Specialty Services 

 Boys and Girls Club of Great Lakes Bay Region
Providing Prevention Services

 DOT Caring Centers
 Providing Outpatient, Detox, Residential, Suboxone and Recovery Supports Services

 Kairos Healthcare
Providing Residential, Early Intervention and Women’s Specialty Services

 List Psychological
 Providing Outpatient, Recovery Supports Women’s Specialty and Prevention Services

 Recovery Pathways
Providing Suboxone and Case Management Services

 Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center
 Providing Outpatient, Detox, Residential, Case Management, Recovery Supports and Prevention Services

 Ten Sixteen Recovery Network
Providing Outpatient, Detox, Residential, Recovery Supports and Prevention Services

Recovery Oriented Systems of Care Resources

Defining Community Readiness for the Implementation of ROSC

Guiding Principles and Elements of ROSC

Introduction to Mutual Support Groups

Michigan’s ROSC Principles and Elements

Michigan ROSC Sample Presentation

Partnership in ROSC- The Philadelphia Experience

ROSC- A Recovery Community Perspective

ROSC Approach at State and Local Levels

ROSC Glossary

ROSC- Michigan’s System Transformation

Recovery Revolution: Including Children and Adolescents

Taking it to the Streets: The New Recovery Movement

Tools for  Transformation- Community Integration

Tools for Transformation- Extended Recovery Support

Tools for Transformation- Peer Culture/Peer Support/Peer Leadership

What are Peer Recovery Services?


SUD Levels of Care

Our Access Center can connect you with several different kinds of substance use disorder treatment such as individual and group outpatient therapy, long and short term residential therapy and detoxification provided in a residential setting. Medication assisted treatment such as methadone and Suboxone are also offered. Women’s Specialty services, co-occuring services for people with mental health and substance use disorders, case management and recovery supports are also available in addition to traditional treatment.  There are also several prevention providers in the area providing prevention services in a variety of settings.

If you are in need of substance use disorder treatment, please call our Access Center at 1-800-448-5498.

SUD Online Resources


Local Taskforces and Prevention Agencies
Arenac County Taskforce

Bay County Prevention Network
Sterling Area Health Center

Parent Resources
Do Your Part: Be the Solution
– prevent and raise awareness of prescription drug and alcohol abuse– for kids, teens and parents
Time to Act– how to tell if your teen is using drugs and how to intervene
Parents: The Anti-Drug
Surgeon General’s Family Guide to Underage Drinking

Youth and Teen Resources
Alcohol and Your Body

Smoking Stinks!
Dealing with Peer Pressure
The Cool Spot– information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure
NIDA for Teens– sponsored by the National Institute for Drug Abuse and geared toward teens.

Community and Coalition Resources

Prevention Network– a Michigan network of volunteer and professional groups.

Michigan Traffic Crash Facts

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Find Youth Info– a U.S. Government website that helps you create, maintain and strengthen effective youth programs.

MCRUD– Michigan Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking

For Providers
CAPT on the Web
– a quick link to the latest prevention resources, articles and tools from SAMHSA

Prevention Dollars and Cents: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Brief Intervention for Hazardous and Harmful Drinking

OROSC Policies and Advisories

Prescription Drug Abuse Links

Do Your Part- Michigan Department of Community Health Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Awareness

Partnership for a Drug Free America

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Communicable Disease Links


PEER360 Support Groups

Arenac County
Every Tuesday at 10 am- Open
Every Thursday at 10 am- Balance Peer Group
BABH Arenac Center, 1000 W. Cedar Street Standish

Bay County
Every Thursday at 2 pm- Open
Bay County Community Center
800 John F. Kennedy Dr. Bay City

Self Help Groups

Bay County AA

Saginaw Bay NA

Arenac County AA

Peer360 Recovery Alliance