Mental Health Services

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How Can You Get Mental Health Services?

Mental Health Access Team

Simply call the Mental Health Access Team to request services and an over-the-phone assessment in order to be referred to an appropriate mental health service provider (click here for a list of our Mental Health Medi-Cal Service Providers, Prevention & Early Intervention Service Providers, and Crisis Respite Service Providers).

(916) 875-1055 or toll free (888) 881-4881
Fax (916) 875-1190

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm


Presumptive Transfer of Medi-Cal (AB 1299)

​Presumptive transfer means a prompt transfer ​of the responsibility for the provision of, or arranging and payment for specialty mental health services from the county of original jurisdiction to the county in which a foster child resides.  To notify the Sacramento County Mental Health Plan of presumptive transfer or a waiver of transfer, email the appropriate notification information to or fax the notification to (916) 854-8897

Consumer-Operated Warm Line

Just need someone to talk to?  Individuals with lived experience offer supportive listening, referrals to mental health resources, and more. 

(916) 366-4668Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm


Community Support Team

Staff support individuals with navigating mental health services, provide field-based assessments, and can refer to other community resources as needed.  

(916) 874-6015Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

Click here to learn more about our Community Support Team.

Local 24-Hour Suicide Prevention Hotline

(916) 368-3111 or Toll Free (800) 273-8255 ​24 hrs / 7 days


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255


Sacramento County Online Resources

Mental Illness: It's Not Always What You Think: Stop Stigma Sacramento

Learn about bullying prevention: Sacramento Countywide Bullying Prevention Project


Mental Health Plan Members' Handbook

Click here for our Mental Health Plan Members' Handbook; a guide to Medi-Cal Mental Health Services.


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