NAMI Sacramento, Sacramento's Voice on Mental Illness

Sacramento County Mental Health Services

County Mental Health offers mental health care, referrals, and support services to children, adolescents, and adults who are residents of Sacramento County. Some programs are provided directly by the county and others are provided by organizations that contract with the county. They provide a daunting range of programs and services, and it can be a challenge figuring out where to start when looking for help.

Programs and Services

Select from the drop-down list below or scroll down the page to see them all.
For other directories of services, see Local Resources.


SERVICES FOR ADULTS
Adult ACCESS Team
This team does triage, assessment, linkage and referrals for adults in need of outpatient mental health services.
phone

(916) 875-1055 or (888) 881-4881, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Interpreter services are available.

 

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Adult Mental Health Homeless Services

 

A variety of services are provided with the understanding that homeless individuals needs are complex and multi-faceted, with attention focused on housing, co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance abuse and unmet physical and mental health needs.
web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/article.asp?ContentID=166
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Adult Psychiatric Support Services (APSS) Clinic
 
A mental health outpatient clinic for Sacramento County residents who have CalWORKs program eligibility or who have Medi-Cal coverage through managed care and meet certain other criteria. Contact your CalWORKs Clinical Team counselor or the Sacramento County Adult ACCESS Team for a referral to this clinic.
web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/article.asp?ContentID=1339
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Alcohol and Drug Services
 
Provides education, counseling, alcohol and drug detoxification, and residential recovery programs.
Dick Dobbins, Program Coordinator DobbinsD@SacCounty .Net
phone

South area (916) 737-7104
North area (916) 348-1428

4875 Broadway, Rm. 129, Sacramento, CA 95820
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Consumer Self Help Center
 
Provides peer support to ensure the rights of mental health services consumers who are in mental health programs, facilities and residential care homes.
web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/article.asp?ContentID=80
phone

South area (916) 737-7104
North area (916) 348-1428

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Mental Health Crisis Center
 
If a person who is being treated at a local RST clinic is in crisis, you can call that agency's main number at any time for crisis help. On weekends, holidays or after the hours of the community clinics, you can call the Crisis Center to reach someone who knows about local crisis intervention resources.
web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/article.asp?ContentID=484
phone

(916) 732-3637

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Regional Support Team (RST) Services
 
Services for adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Outpatient mental health services, including crisis intervention, case management, rehabilitation, and medication support services to adults are provided at the following locations, depending on the area of the county where the person lives. To get access to these services, contact the Adult ACCESS Team.

Downtown—El Hogar Mental Health and Community Services Center, Inc.
For adults who live in the downtown Sacramento area.
 
http://www.elhogarinc.org
 
mmontgomery@elhogarinc.org
 
(916) 441-0226
or Adult ACCESS at (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
 
601 N. Market Blvd., Suite 100W, Sacramento, CA 95834
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East Sacramento—Human Resource Consultants (HRC)
  For adults who live in the east Sacramento area.
 
Lynn Place lplace@hrcrst.org
 
(916) 485-6500
or Adult ACCESS at (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
 

2220-B Watt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95825

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North Sacramento—Northgate Point
  For adults who live in the north Sacramento area.
  web address http://www.tpcp.org
 
(916) 567-4222
or Adult ACCESS at (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
 

601 W. Market Street, Sacramento, CA 95834

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South Sacramento—Visions Unlimited
  For adults who live in the south Sacramento area.
  web address http://www.vuinc.org/index.php?page=ContactSacramento
 
(916) 393-2203 or
Adult ACCESS at (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
 

7000 Franklin Blvd., Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95823

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Galt—Visions Unlimited Galt
  For adults who live in the Galt area.
  web address http://www.vuinc.org/index.php?page=ContactGalt
 
(209) 745-3101 or
Adult ACCESS at (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
 

425 Pine Street, Suite 2, Galt, CA 95632

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Sacramento County Mental Health Clinic

 

Adult Medi-Cal recipients who are experiencing mental health problems that disrupt or interfere with daily living may be eligible for free and confidential counseling and psychiatric services.
Adult ACCESS at (916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
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Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center

 

Crisis intervention and stabilization for adults in crisis with psychotic symptoms, suicidal or violent behavior, for up to 23 hours. Also provides 24-hour full-range psychiatric services in a locked setting for people who are a danger to themselves or others or require 24-hour care in a locked setting.
(916) 875-1000 or (916) 688-2000

2150 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817

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Transitional Living and Community Support, Inc. (TLCS)
 
Emergency, transitional and permanent housing for people with psychiatric disabilities. Supportive services includes case management, entitlement advocacy, and life skills development tailored to the needs of clients. To get access to these services, contact the Adult ACCESS Team.
web address
http://www.tlcssac.org/
phone
(916) 441-0123
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Wellness and Recovery Center
 
This is an open door, drop-in center where anyone can go to get help if they need it. Provided by Mental Health Service Act (Prop 63) funds.
phone

(916) 485-4175

3815  Marconi Ave. Suite 1, Sacramento, CA 95821
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SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Child ACCESS Team
 

Screens minors for eligibility and serves as the initial entry point for mental health services and assessments. Over 70 contracted programs and a dozen County run programs provide services.

web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/article.asp?ContentID=484
phone

(916) 875-9980

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Child Protective Services
 

Screens minors for eligibility and serves as the initial entry point for mental health services and assessments. Over 70 contracted programs and a dozen County run programs provide services.

web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/default.asp
phone

Abuse Hotline (916) 875-5437
In an immediate emergency call 911 for law enforcement intervention.

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Minor Emergency Response Team (MERT)
 
Mental health assessments and crisis services to children and adolescents. Clinical and diagnostic services from MERT are available around the clock on a walk-in basis for children and families. In addition to providing triage and crisis stabilization services the MERT team provides support and guidance in response to many calls from concerned parents and caretakers.
web address
http://www.sacdhhs.com/article.asp?ContentID=484
phone

(916) 875-1113 or (916) 875-1114, 7:00 AM-11:00 PM

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Turning Point
 
Provides psychiatric services, support and advocacy for adults, children, transitional age youth and families. Programs include homeless intervention, residential and transitional services, and employment services. To get access to these services, contact the Adult ACCESS Team.
web address
http://www.tpcp.org
phone
(916) 364-8395 
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Please always consult a trained mental health professional before making any decision
regarding treatment of yourself or others.