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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
fax the notification to
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) 366-4668||Monday - 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.
874-6015||Monday - 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
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.