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Contact information for SAMHSA-approved accrediting bodies.

The following SAMHSA-approved accrediting bodies work to ensure that OTPs meet specific, nationally accepted standards for providing medications for substance use disorders:

CARF International
6951 East Southpoint Road
Tucson, AZ 85756-9407

To speak with the OTP accreditation
resource specialist for your state:
520-495-7077 (TTY)
520-318-1129 (Fax)

Emily Hosea (ext. 7193)

Council on Accreditation
45 Broadway, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10006

JeRae’ Sommersell, Accreditation Coordinator

The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

630-792-5005 (Fax)

Peter Vance, LPCC, CPHQ

Missouri Department of Mental Health
Division of Behavioral Health (DBH)
1706 East Elm Street
P.O. Box 687
Jefferson City, MO 65102


Andrea Kimball, M.S., LPC

National Commission on Correctional Health Care
1145 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614

773-880-1460 (ext. 252)

Robert Simon, Director of Accreditation – Mental Health and OTP

Washington State Department of Health
Health Services Quality Assurance
P.O. Box 47874
Olympia, WA 98504-7874

360-236-4634 (Administrative Assistant)

Trent Kelly, Executive Director

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