Behavioral Health Director
Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.
Call our office at (800) 838-1381. During the phone conversation, we will ask you whether your needs are urgent and what type of help you are looking for.
Once we have determined how we can best serve you, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to better understand your specific needs.
At your follow-up appointment, we will connect you or your family member to the types of services that you and your counselor agree will help most.
Behavioral Health Department is part of the Health Agency and works in collaboration with the community to provide services necessary to improve and maintain the health and safety of individuals and families affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. Services are designed to assist in the recovery process to achieve the highest quality of life by providing culturally competent, strength based and client and family centered strategies utilizing best practices.
The County’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) programs and plans will be the focus of a town hall presentation and meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 5:00-6:30pm at the Los Osos Schoolhouse (Los Osos Community Park 2180 Palisades Ave. Los Osos, CA).
Ramona Lock dedicated 18 years as a Health Agency Department Personal Technician before she retired this month.
The Behavioral Health Department has selected Jill Rietjens, LMFT as the new Youth Services Division Manager.