Adult Emergency and
Crisis Mental Health Services
If you are experiencing an emergency that may threaten the safety of yourself or someone else, please call 911.
If you need information about how to handle a mental health crisis, you can talk to a trained counselor who can help with your specific situation. They will talk to you about what services are available in your area, for all ages, including mental health services for those with Medi-Cal or no insurance, services for alcohol or drug abuse, suicide prevention, medication needs, and more.
Spanish-speaking counselors are available, as well as language interpreters for 140 languages.
Call the Access and Crisis Line at 1-888-724-7240. The toll-free call is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.
TDD for the hearing impaired: 619-641-6992. Spanish speaking counselors are available most hours, and interpretation is accessible in over 140 languages through language interpreting services 24/7.
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Walk-in emergency mental health services are available for adults and older adults who are experiencing a mental health emergency or crisis at the Emergency Psychiatric Unit located at:
San Diego Psychiatric Hospital
3853 Rosecrans Street
San Diego, CA 92110
SDCPH Walk-In Crisis Clinic Moving to
Regional Adult/Older Adult Outpatient Clinics,
Effective September 1, 2010
Following is information regarding the transition of walk-In/urgent services from the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital, Crisis Walk-in clinic to Regional Mental Health Clinics, effective September 1, 2010.
Please direct questions to the Program Coordinators listed on the linked letter below.
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