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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
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.
Monday - Friday, 10 am - 10 pm
Saturday - Sunday and Holidays, 10 am - 6pm
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.
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
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.