Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator (Locator) Overview (Mobile View)



in this tutorial video we will show you how to use SAMHSA's behavioral health treatment services locator in mobile view you can access the locator at fine treatment Samsa gov in the middle of your screen enter a starting location while you are typing our system will provide autocomplete options that you can choose from tap search facilities and the site will take you to the locator map page the facilities in the area will be displayed as different colored dots please tap the legend in the top right corner of the map screen to identify the different colored dots to hide the legend tap hide by default the locator is visible in map view in the facility filter box at the top of your screen you can choose the facility type the default selection is substance-abuse si which limits the map of facilities to only substance abuse treatment facilities or you can choose the mental health MH option which limits the map of facilities to only mental health treatment facilities if you wish to search both substance abuse and mental health treatment facilities tap ese and MH please note the shortcuts available for Veterans Affairs health care centers and buprenorphine physicians selecting any of these three shortcuts will automatically update the map to show facilities that meet the selected criteria to limit the search area tap on geo restriction you can choose to limit the search area by distance state or county for this example we will limit by distance by tapping on five the search area is now limited to facilities within five miles of the center of the search tap geo restriction again to collapse this menu next we will select substance abuse sa once you select the facility type tap the services button and the services menu will appear carefully review all of the options and select the services that best fit your needs you can search for language services offered special programs or groups the type of payment accepted and many other services you can tap on search more services to expand your selection options to return to the original list of services tap the same button now named search less services for this example we will search for outpatient treatment facilities that accept Medicaid clients under service settings select outpatient and under payment / insurance slash funding accepted select Medicaid you can tap on the scroll to map button at the bottom of your screen and you will be taken below the services menu to view the updated map or you can tap back to top and tap the services button again to collapse the services menu to hide the facility filters menu you can tap on the downward facing arrow or tap on the filter button at the bottom of your screen the map now includes only outpatient treatment facilities that accept Medicaid clients and the corresponding facility locations are populated in the facilities list to view the list of facilities tap on the facilities icon at the bottom of your screen in the list you can tap view on map and a pin will drop on the map identifying that facility to return to this facility in the list view tap on view in list in the facility identification box at the bottom of your screen please note that at the bottom of each facility listing you can view the directions to the facility the website and more information about this facility next we will show you an example of how to filter facility search results first let's clear the previous search tap on the services button and tap the three dots indicating more options next to the search more services button tap deselect all and the options you selected previously are now cleared next tap on the filter slash sort button by default the list is sorted by distance low to high if you wish to change how the list is sorted tap on distance low to high to view the menu and make your selection for this example we will sort facilities by facility name A to Z tap apply then close and the list of facilities is now arranged alphabetically by facility name you can also filter by entering a full or partial facility name full or partial facility address or full or partial facility phone number for this example we will search by partial address tap on the filter slash sort button and in facility address we will type in first as in first Street tap apply then close and the list of facilities is now limited to those with first in its address to remove these filters simply tap on the filter slash sort button tap clear then close the facilities list is restored to the original settings with a default filter of distance low to high this was a tutorial of how to use SAMHSA's behavioral health treatment services locator in mobile view

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