Behavioral Health

We are here to help. Looking for mental health or drug & alcohol services?

Please call (800) 838-1381.

If you are in a life threatening emergency situation, dial 9-1-1.

 

Step 1

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.

 

Step 2

Once we have determined how we can best serve you, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to better understand your specific needs.

 

Step 3

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.

Cover of MHSA Annual Update 2019-2020

Mental Health Services Act Annual Update Approved

The Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Update to the Three-Year Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-20 for San Luis Obispo County's Mental Health Services Act activities was approved by the County Board of...

Quick Tips: Store and Dispose of Medicine Safely

You can play a part in keeping our community safe from drug overdose with simple changes at home: make it part of your routine to store and dispose of medication safely.

Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.