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Optum® Behavioral Health compassionately guides individuals at risk of or suffering from substance use disorders (SUDs), including opioid use disorder, to evidence-based support and treatment.

Ensuring individuals receive care tailored to their specific needs increases the likelihood of positive outcomes and long-term recovery. Connecting affected individuals to the right care also improves overall population health and reduces costs.

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Guide individuals to evidence-based care

Optum Behavioral Health guides individuals and family members affected by a substance use disorder to the best support and care options. Proactive outreach and 24/7 access to the Substance Use Treatment Helpline are some of the ways in which we help.

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Treat those affected

Providers in the Optum Behavioral Health preferred SUD network specialize in using evidence-based medicine to provide those with substance use disorders better, more cost-effective treatment. Such treatments lead to improved outcomes and increase the chances for long-term recovery.

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Support continued recovery

Substance use disorder is a chronic, complex medical condition, and recovery is a life-long process. Optum Behavioral Health helps individuals sustain long-term recovery with programs, resources and tools designed to encourage self-empowerment and prevent relapse.

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Related resources

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Substance use disorder

One in three U.S. families are impacted by this chronic brain disease.


Substance Use Treatment Helpline

Making the call can help put individuals on the road to recovery.


Medication-Assisted Treatment

Learn more about this effective yet underused intervention for treating opioid use disorder.


Facility Benefit Inquiry

Local, in-network providers offer many benefits to individuals seeking treatment.