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Mental Health Services Division (MHSD)

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If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need immediate assistance, please call "911" and explain the nature of your problem to the operator.


MHSD administers a number of mental health programs for Children and Youth, Adults and Older Adults.

Individuals seeking non-crisis, general Mental Health Services or information should contact their County Mental Health Department or visit the INDIVIDUALS page.

Providers or those interested in becoming Mental Health providers will find information at the PROVIDERS & PARTNERS page.  

Programs and Services

Adult Programs

Children & Youth

Community Services Programs

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment (EPSDT)

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

Mental Health Assistance, Obtaining


Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Programs

Veteran's Mental Health Resources

Program Resources

Behavioral Health Data (CalEQRO Website)

California Mental Health Planning Council (CMHPC)

County Behavioral Health Director's Association of CA (CBHDA)

County Claims Customer Service (MedCCC)

County Support - Mental Health Plans

Cultural Competence


Katie A Home Page

MHSD Program Organization Chart

Medi-Cal Compliance

Medi-Cal Mental Health Policy (MCMHP)

Patients' Rights

Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR)

Professional Licensing Waivers (PLWs)


Transfer of Medi-Cal Mental Health Functions and Programs from DMH to DHCS



1915(b) Consolidated Specialty Mental Health Services Waiver

Data & Reports


Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) Notification Letter

Application for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC)




Contact us:

Phone: 916-322-7445   



Last modified on: 8/12/2015 10:02 AM