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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

Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP)

Cultural Competence


Katie A Home Page

Medi-Cal Compliance

Medi-Cal Mental Health Services Referral Processes (Flow Charts)

Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services

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





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For general Mental Health Services Division question, please contact us at the following:

Phone: 916-322-7445   



Last modified on: 10/10/2018 10:58 AM