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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.
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.
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.
There are ways each of us can respond to concerns about a mental health crisis and get help to those in need.
This Pride Month, Behavioral Health is raising awareness about the mental health and substance use disparities faced among the LGBTQ+ community.
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
Local youth work to reduce underage drinking and expose the truth about alcohol use.
The County of San Luis Obispo’s Behavioral Health Department has released a survey for clients to give feedback on services received during the Covid-19 pandemic.