Intake Screening

The Access Center provides mental health and substance use screenings for first-time, non-emergency patients on a first-come first-served basis. Walk-in beginning at 8:00 am Monday – Friday, for a no-cost initial intake screening on our SalusCare Ortiz Campus, Evans Campus or Cape Coral Campus.  Access screenings are conducted until 1:00 pm, OR until allotted times are full.  Access Center appointments may be made ONLY for our Lehigh Acres location (2825 Lee Blvd. within the Goodwill Store).  Call our Welcome Center at (239) 275-3222 to make an Access Center appointment for Lehigh Acres.  Access Center locations at Ortiz, Evans and Cape Coral are walk-in only (no appointment needed).  Priority admission status for substance use programs will be given to pregnant females, women with children and intravenous drug users.

Outpatient Services

Priority admission status for substance abuse programs will be given to pregnant females, women with children and intravenous drug users.


Psychiatric evaluations and medication management services by board certified/eligible psychiatrists. Telemedicine psychiatric services also available.  Call our Welcome Center at (239) 275-3222 for an appointment. Located at the Ortiz Campus and Cape Coral Campus.

Outpatient Therapy Services

Outpatient Therapy Services consist of voluntary therapy and counseling, in both individual and group settings, for those with a mental health or substance use diagnosis. Telemedicine outpatient therapy services also available.  Before beginning outpatient therapy, an assessment must be conducted to determine the appropriate level of care. After the assessment, a clinician will review your treatment options and work with you and your family to find the best possible option. Outpatient Therapy is provided at the Evans Campus, Ortiz Campus, and Cape Coral Campus. Call (239) 275-3222 for more information about the services below or to make an appointment.

Tele-Health Services by SalusCare

Now you can receive your psychiatric and therapy services on your mobile device —ANYWHERE YOU ARE. Using a computer, tablet or mobile phone with a camera, microphone and reliable internet access, you can receive quality and compassionate behavioral healthcare anywhere you are! Receive quality services without the hassle of coming to an office. Medications can be prescribed by your provider electronically to the pharmacy of your choosing.  *Connecting to the Telehealth platform implies your consent to conduct the visit with your provider via Telehealth.  You can withdraw your consent at any time by simply disconnecting from the call.  Service charges will be initiated at the time of call connection. Call (239) 275-3222 for more information.

Integrated Treatment Team (ITT)

ITT provides wrap-around community-based treatment services to individuals with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders.  Care involves case management, nursing, therapy and access to community support specialists in order to assist patients in stabilizing, receiving linkages to community resources and support.

Community Substance Recovery Team (CSRT)

Community Substance Recovery Team (CSRT) is a short-term, voluntary, community-based program assisting people with accessing services related to substance use, mental health, social, vocational financial and housing.


Forensic Diversion seeks to divert individuals with serious mental illnesses (including those with co-occurring substance use disorders) from unnecessary institutionalization and/or criminalization. It seeks to offer the courts viable alternatives and assists in expediting resolution of legal matters complicated by issues related to mental illnesses. Services include advocacy/support, state-approved competency restoration training, specialized resource coordination and collaboration with Mental Health Court, Traditional Court and Probation. Call our Welcome Center at (239) 275-3222 for more information.

Day Treatment Services and Extended Day Treatment

Day Treatment Services or Extended Day Treatment is available to patients who have a sober supportive environment in which to reside during their treatment. This is a less expensive alternative to Residential Treatment with the same benefit for those patients requiring additional structure. Those that qualify for this level of care receive treatment during the day or evening (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) (8 a.m. – noon) (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) (7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.). This allows individuals to continue working and attend groups in the evening or during the day, and return home in the evening. Call (239) 338-3977 for more information, or visit the Transitional Living Center Campus.

Evening Treatment

Employed adults have the opportunity to remain working, and receive intensive treatment, during the evening. For more information, contact our Transitional Living Campus.

Maternal Assistance Program (MAP)

MAP assists women who are pregnant or are within 12 months post-partum. If eligible, you can receive free substance abuse treatment and incidental items (therapy, psychiatric, residential treatment, baby items). If you believe you may be eligible, contact our Welcome Center at (239) 275-3222 to be scheduled for an intake screening.

*Medical professionals who believe they have eligible patients for MAP should call the Parenting Services Manager at 791-1038.

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is for opioid addiction disorders and includes the use of medication, along with counseling and other supports, to help patients achieve a drug-free lifestyle.

Residential Services

Priority admission status for substance use programs will be given to pregnant females, women with children and intravenous drug users.

Short Term

The TLC (Transitional Living Center) is a 16-bed co-ed substance use residential treatment program for adults utilizing an intensive, therapeutic and educational program, emphasizing individualized treatment. This program emphasizes family and other interpersonal relations, which are necessary for a healthy recovery. SalusCare residential treatment programs are also equipped to address co-occurring mental health diagnoses. For more information, contact the Transitional Living Campus.

Transitional / Halfway

SalusCare operates a 16-bed women’s halfway house and a 14-bed men’s halfway house on its Transitional Living Campus. This longer-term adult residential program allows recovering individuals an opportunity to live in a home-like environment while working or enrolling in school and receiving substance use and mental health treatment. Life skills, including vocational and educational training, are also available. There is no formal length of stay. Most residents stay 4 to 6 months, depending on their needs. Residents are required to pay a portion of their income to live in the halfway housing and to meet other income to live in the halfway housing and to meet other income requirements.

Detoxification Services

Priority admission status for substance use programs will be given to pregnant females, women with children and intravenous drug users.

Detoxification Services is an inpatient 29-bed facility, under the direction of a physician, and serves adults undergoing acute withdrawal from alcohol and/or drugs. No appointment is needed to access Detoxification Services.  They are available here 24 hours/day and  7 days/week in the only detoxification facility in Lee, Glades, and Hendry counties. Duration of care ranges from 3 to 10 days, depending upon the severity of the withdrawal symptoms. Our facility is located near a major hospital, which is available for any critical physical complications. Located at the SalusCare Evans Avenue Campus.  Call (239) 332-6989 for more information.