Addiction Treatment EHR Software

An all in one EHR and CRM, full featured program purpose-built to meet the unique needs of substance abuse practices

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BestNotes brings a therapy notes software that streamlines your Addiction Treatment practice. Our integrated EHR and traditional CRM enable substance abuse providers to easily track business activities from start to finish. With BestNotes, you can rest assured that your addiction treatment documentation meets CARF and JOINT COMMISSION accreditation guidelines. Our software provides industry-leading documentation and EHR capabilities, enabling you to focus on what matters most: helping your patients recover. 

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Maximize facetime with your patients by utilizing our secure cloud-based substance abuse system. BestNotes has a fully integrated practice management software provides a fully configurable, all-in-one system, simplifying your workflows and improving overall practice efficiency.


  • Developing effective addiction treatment plans is a top priority for substance abuse practices. Our EHR system is designed to streamline the process of planning and implementing personalized treatment plans, ensuring that patients receive the care they need to overcome addiction. With a range of specialized features and customizable options, our EHR platform empowers addiction treatment providers to develop and execute evidence-based treatment plans with ease and precision. Trust us to support your practice with a solution tailored to your specific needs.

Group Therapy Notes

Efficiently documenting group therapy sessions is essential for effective substance abuse treatment, and our EHR system is designed to simplify this process. Our fully customizable group charting templates seamlessly switch between group and individual notes, allowing for easy and accurate documentation of both types of interactions. With our user-friendly interface, it’s easy to identify attendees who have individual comments, streamlining compliance efforts. Additionally, our EHR platform simplifies group attendance tracking, making it easy to mark attendance and maintain accurate records. Trust us to support your practice with a solution tailored to your specific documentation needs

Medication Management

Efficient medication management is a critical aspect of substance abuse treatment, and our EHR system is designed to support providers in this important task. Additionally, our substance abuse EHR platform offers electronically prescribed controlled substances (EPCS) services. With our cutting-edge medication management tools, you can ensure that your patients receive the right medications at the right time, helping to maximize treatment outcomes and improve overall patient safety.

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As a member of the Electronic Health Record Association and HIMSS, BestNotes incorporates the highest industry standards for EHRs. BestNotes is loved by organizations of all sizes who specialize in addiction treatment and behavioral health.

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Clinical Documentation Expertise in All 50 States

BestNotes users can access clinical documentation that is updated automatically and regularly maintained to ensure compliance with Joint Commission, CARF, and common state regulations, as well as UnitedHealth’s (Optum) level of care guidelines

Substance Abuse Therapy Notes

Initial Assessments

Our substance abuse EHR software is designed to help you document and track all of your patient’s key medical, social, and behavioral information. With our platform, you’ll begin by conducting a series of comprehensive initial assessments, including the bio-psychosocial, initial psychiatric, and chemical dependency initial nursing assessments. These evaluations enable you to gather important data about your patients, providing a foundation for personalized and effective treatment planning. With our user-friendly interface and customizable documentation tools, you can easily and accurately record all necessary patient information, ensuring that you have the data you need to provide the best possible care.

Treatment Planning

Following the initial evaluations, our treatment planning software will assist you in developing a personalized treatment plan for each patient. This section of the platform outlines the patient’s diagnosis and current medications before providing a series of short- and long-term goals. Our software also includes a field where you can enter intervention solutions tailored to the patient’s substance abuse and mental health disorders. The initial treatment plan includes a comprehensive transition plan, as well as a thorough consideration of the patient’s potential strengths and barriers. With our EHR platform, you can create effective, evidence-based treatment plans that support positive outcomes and empower your patients on their road to recovery.

Progress Notes

With BestNotes EHR software, keeping track of your patients’ substance abuse progress notes has never been easier. Our platform provides comprehensive progress note templates designed to capture each patient’s history, exams, diagnoses, and clinical recommendations.

  •  BestNotes is the most feature rich EHR for the lowest cost: See How BestNotes Works
  •  BestNotes is the only EHR with automatic updates to documentation. See how BestNotes saves you time and money with documentation that never gets old.
  •  BestNotes includes 60+ Reports for managing all your work.

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Capterra has ranked BestNotes among the Top 20 EHRs in 2022

Find out why BestNotes is the best EHR for Substance Abuse.

Smoother Transitions

“BestNotes allows for you to easily send the links to clients. The screen share works smoothly.”
Laura D. CMHC, RPT-S

Great Experience

“We improved our workflow within our practice”.
Donte B. Executive Director