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Crisis Stabilization Unit Ribbon Cutting

County Opens Crisis Stabilization Unit

The County Behavioral Health Department held a grand opening celebration of its Crisis Stabilization Unit.

Mental health first aid training, February 2019.

Behavioral Health Department Offers Mental Health First Aid Training

County employees build skills to help in the moment when someone experiences mental illness.



Join us in October 2019 for the annual Suicide Prevention Forum. This year, the Suicide Prevention Council of SLO County is hosting the documentary film, The S Word, along with a panel of speakers, including the director of the film.

Stay tuned for updates!


If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, help is available. Call the SLO Hotline at 800-783-0607 or text "Help" to 741-741.

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