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Adult/Older Adult System of Care

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Mental Health Services - Adult and Older Adult

If you have a Behavioral Health emergency call 911.

To access referrals or call the Crisis Line, phone 1-888-724-7240.

The San Diego County Adult/Older Adult System of Care offers a wide variety of treatment, rehabilitation and recovery services to help people who are experiencing persistent and severe mental illness or an addiction health crisis. All services provided are oriented to meet the unique linguistic and cultural needs of the persons served. 

The system strives to ensure that the County residents have access to quality services as guided by our mission, principles and goals

Services listed are County-operated behavioral health services. Select Network of Care on the list below to visit our interactive behavioral health website.


San Diego County Behavioral Health Plan Emergency Response Plan (ERP) Form

The Emergency Response Form will help emergency services personnel correctly assess and respond to urgent situations involving a clients with behavioral health illnesses. 

To download the form, click on the link below:  

Emergency Response Plan (ERP) Form


 Services offered by the County's Adult/Older Adult System of Care: 


Adult/Older Adult System of Care 

The Adult/Older Adult System of Care is responsible for oversight, planning and program development for the public adult system of care for San Diego County.

The public system is responsible for providing the services for County residents who are experiencing a health crisis or who have, as a primary diagnosis, persistent, severe mental illness or addiction illness. Services are provided directly through County-operated facilities, as well as through contracts with community providers and individual fee-for-service providers. Administrative functions include Quality Improvement, grievance and complaint procedures, billing and claiming procedures, direction and coordination of medical record services, and contract administration.


For administrative information or to provide feedback about this page, send us an email or phone BHS Administration at 619-563-2700.