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What to do in a Mental Health Crisis

Always call 911 if you, or someone you know, is at risk of harm to themselves or others and needs immediate help.

If you are not in imminent danger but need immediate crisis support call
(800) 952-2335 24-hours a day for Santa Cruz County residents to assess for hospitalization in a psychiatric crisis.

 

Acute Inpatient Mental Health Services are provided
at the Santa Cruz County Psychiatric Health Facility*.

 

*Acute Inpatient Mental Health Services and Crisis Stabilization Programs are located within a locked facility and are operated by Telecare Corporation, a private health care company. 

Emergency Information

What to do in a mental health crisis

Call 911 if you, or someone you know, is at risk of harm to themselves or others and needs
immediate help.


If you are not in imminent danger but need immediate crisis support call

(800) 952-2335
24-hours a day

for Santa Cruz County residents to assess for hospitalization in a psychiatric crisis.

or contact
Access Team

(831) 454-4170
during normal business hours

Acute Inpatient Mental Health Services are provided
at the Santa Cruz County Psychiatric Health Facility*