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How Can You Get Mental Health Services?
Mental Health Access Team
Simply call the
Mental Health Access Team to request services and an over-the-phone assessment in order to be referred to an appropriate mental health service provider. This includes
Mental Health Medi-Cal Service Providers and
Prevention & Early Intervention and Mental Health Respite Service Providers.
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm (24/7 for Mental Health Crisis Calls)
(916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
Fax (916) 875-1190
Child, Youth, and Family Mental Health Program
Mental health and wellness is important for individuals of all ages. It is okay to ask for help or information for yourself or your family. Sadness, anxiety, worry, changes in appetite, behavior or thoughts can be scary or confusing. There is HELP available. .
Therapeutic Services Focused on the Black and African American Community
Looking to work through personal issues you are facing? Please reach out directly to a provider below to schedule therapeutic services focused on issues impacting the Black and African American Community.
Rabiia Ali, MS, LMFT|
Phone Number: (916) 495-4561
1104 Corporate Way
Sacramento, CA 95817
Rabiia Ali, MS, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in working with African American clients who have experienced trauma from past abuse and incarceration, parents who are parenting with trauma, and families who have experienced trauma with the Child Protective Services Program. She specializes in trauma recovery, creating a safe, welcoming environment for African American clients and assisting clients to thrive after trauma. Ms. Ali offers individual, group, family, and child therapy. Ms. Ali received her master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling, Child and Family Therapy Concentration from the University of Phoenix and is currently a PhD in Psychology student at Walden University.
|Patrice Tevis, LMFT|
Phone Number: (916) 217-0934
2251 Florin Rd #29
Sacramento, CA 95822
Patrice Tevis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in treating African American clients struggling with trauma, criminality, depression, anxiety, relational issues and overall mental health concerns. She educates clients on the impact of American institutions on African American communities, and how the connection between perceived powerlessness and anger can destroy self-esteem and diminish hope. Patrice is the Executive Director of Coffee and Conversation – a mental health service non-profit organization. In March of 2019, she opened Heal and Thrive Mental Health Drop in Center in South Sacramento. She provides clinical and social services in a relaxed conversational style to build trust in the community for the value of treatment. She earned her Master of Counseling, Marriage, Family and Child Counseling Degree from the University of Phoenix in 2004.
Alondra Thompson, LCSW|
Phone Number: 916-470-8260
1750 Howe Avenue, Suite 280
Sacramento, CA 95825
Alondra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues. She provides services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples' counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, Alondra offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of her members' individual needs to help attain the personal growth they are striving for. Alondra’s interventions include Trauma Resiliency Model, NeuroAffective Relational Model, Acceptance, Commitment, Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. As a therapist, Alondra’s goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While she can't change difficult situations of the past, Alondra can work with you to better understand and resolve challenges in your life.
The Source Support Line for Youth and Caregivers
Feeling alone, stressed, or sad? Call or text
916-SUPPORT (787-7678) for 24/7 support.
Presumptive Transfer of Medi-Cal (AB 1299)
Presumptive transfer means a prompt transfer of the responsibility for the provision of, or arranging and payment for, specialty mental health services from the county of original jurisdiction to the county in which a foster child resides. To notify the Sacramento County Mental Health Plan of presumptive transfer or a waiver of transfer, email the appropriate notification information to
fax the notification to
Consumer-Operated Warm Line
Just need someone to talk to? Individuals with lived experience offer supportive listening, referrals to mental health resources, and more.
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Community Support Team
Staff support individuals with navigating mental health services, provide field-based assessments, and can refer to other community resources as needed.
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Community Support Team brochure
Mental Health Crisis Triage Services
We provide support during a crisis through several community-based programs. Support is provided via phone, in person, and secured website. Interventions may include: in the moment support, mediation, follow-up support, information and referrals, and linkage to outpatient mental health services.
Mental Health Crisis Triage Services webpage
Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic
Provides services on a walk-in basis to individuals of all ages who are experiencing a mental health and/or co-occurring substance abuse crisis.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, hours of operation are subject to change. Please call ahead of your visit to verify that the MHUCC is open.
Monday - Friday, 10 am - 10 pm (last walk-in at 9 pm)
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays, 10 am - 6pm (last walk-in at 5 pm)
2130 Stockton Boulevard, Building 300, Sacramento, CA 95817
If you or a loved one have an immediate mental health and/or co-occurring substance abuse need and are contemplating using an emergency room, the Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic is a resource with a team of peers, clinicians, and medical staff who can assist in a calm and supportive environment.
Local 24-Hour Suicide Prevention Hotline
24 hours per day/7 days per week
(916) 368-3111 or Toll Free (800) 273-8255
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Sacramento County Online Resources
Mental Illness: It's Not Always What You Think:
Stop Stigma Sacramento
Learn about bullying prevention:
Sacramento Countywide Bullying Prevention Project
Mental Health Plan Members' Handbook
Mental Health Plan Members' Handbook, a guide to Medi-Cal Mental Health Services.