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Mental Health Emergency

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Santa Cruz County Behavioral Health Crisis Services

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Services

Walk-in Crisis Services

Mobile Emergency Response Team

Mental Health
Liaisons to Law Enforcement

Crisis Stabilization Program

Psychiatric Health Facility

Description

Crisis Assessment & Intervention Services for adults and children. Also provides linkage & referrals for follow-up care Mobile Crisis Team responding in the field to secure sites for individuals experiencing a serious mental health crisis Mental Health Clinicians embedded with Santa Cruz Police Department, Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office, & Watsonville Police Department Crisis assessment, intervention and referral services in a locked setting for up to 24 hours for adults and children.  Dispositions to locked inpatient care or community resources Locked 16-bed psychiatric inpatient treatment facility for adults experiencing a serious mental health crisis.  Twenty-four hour treatment and care.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00pm
(non holidays)
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00pm
(non holidays)
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00pm
(non holidays)
24 – hours/day
365 days/year
24 – hours/day
365 days/year

Location

1400 Emeline Ave
Santa Cruz
Field-based Field-based 2250 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz
2250 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz

Access Process

Self-refer Call (800) number to reach a Triage Worker Law Enforcement Dispatch Self- refer or 5150 Self- refer or 5150

Telephone Number

(800) 952-2335 (800) 952-2335 911 – dispatch;
1 (800) 952-2335
(831) 600-2800 (831) 600-2800

 

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