Free Mental Health Services in Sacramento County

Free Sacramento County Mental Health Services

Sac County Mental Health Treatment Center

August 10, 2015
Mental Health Services in Sacramento County, CA. The list of behavioral health services is the most comprehensive and only updated list for Sacramento County mental health. On top are links to the housing with Mental Health Services in Sacramento.

Sacramento Mental Health Services


Emergency Sacramento Mental Health Crisis Center:
  1. Minor Emergency Response Team (M.E.R.T.)
    2150 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817map
    Ph. (916) 875-1113 or (916) 875-1114
    Call 7 days a week 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. "The Minor Emergency Response Team is a crisis intervention and stabilization unit for children and youth ages 0-18 years who are experiencing a psychiatric emergency. Youth can be seen at the MERT unit located within the Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. "
  2. Psychiatric Emergency
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Ph. (916) 732-3637
    No walk-ins. Sacramento Mental Health crisis line Calls taken 24 hours a day for local mental health crisis intervention and resources for children and adults.
  3. Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center
    2150 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817map
    Ph. (916) 875-1000 24/7 live person., Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. lobby hours)
    Sacramento Mental Health Treatment Center Walk ins for children only 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Psychiatric services to adults and children. Fees are income-based.
  4. Transitional Living and Community Support, Inc.
    Sacramento, CA
    Ph. (916) 737-RESPITE (7483)
    Staffed 24/7 live person and serves “any individual” in Sacramento County who is at least 18 years of age experiencing a mental health crisis. All individuals utilizing the Crisis Respite Center may be eligible to stay for up to 23 hours and expect service based in compassion, understanding and knowledge. This is a no cost free mental health services.
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  1. ACCESS Mental Health Sacramento
  2. 3331 Power Inn Road, Suite 170, Sacramento, CA 95826
    Ph. (916) 875-9980 or (888) 881-4881 Toll Free Mon. Fri. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    For information and referral services treatment access program for all Child and Family Integrated System of Care Services contact: Child and Family ACCESS mental health Team Services Available: Outpatient, School Based Mental Health Services, Psychological Services, In-Home Sacramento mental health counselor, Home Visitation Programs, Therapeutic Behavioral Services and much more.
    The Sacramento Access Mental Health Child and Family Sacramento ACCESS Team is the entry point for all county operated and contracted child and family planned mental health services. If you want to make a self-referral to the Child and Family Institute or the CAARE Diagnostic Center for participation in their parenting classes then, you can call ACCESS and describe your situation to them. You do not have to have a caseworker to be eligible for ACCESS Sacramento mental health services.
    Adult Access Sacramento Team - County Mental Health Information Line
    Ph. (916) 875-1055 or (888) 881-4881 or Adult TTY/TDD (916) 874-8070 Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Medi-cal and CMISP eligible for Sacramento Adult Access.
    Children's Access Team
    Ph. (916) 875-9980 - Child TTY (916) 876-8892 Mon. Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Medi-cal and CMISP eligible.

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    Guest House
    1400 North A Street, Building A, Sacramento, CA 95815
    Ph. (916) 440-1500
    Mon. - Fri. Assessments at 8:00 a.m. Please arrive very early.
    Psychiatric Free mental health assessments and outpatient mental health services to homeless adults seeking various types of mental health facilities in Sacramento.
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    Genesis
    1321 North C Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
    Ph. (916) 669-1536
    Delany Center near Friendship Park Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Free mental health counseling for homeless adults and couples who do not have insurance.
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    Sierra Elder Wellness Program
    9261 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95826
    Ph. (916) 363-1553
    Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
    A field-based program specializing in outpatient Sac county mental health services for 60+ (and 55-59 transition age) with mental health disorders by offering, referring and/or advocating for outreach, mental health rehabilitation and therapy, psychiatric medication, housing support, groups, transportation, employment support and much more.
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    The Effort
    1820 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
    8233 E. Stockton Boulevard, Suite D, Sacramento, CA 95828
    Ph. (916) 737-5555
    Mental Health: Mon. - Thu. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and professional counseling for couples, individuals, families, children and adolescents. For new patients seeking Sacramento County mental health, our Enrollment and Eligibility Department is the place to start. Please have the patient call 916-737-5555 to schedule an appointment. Patients should bring proof of residency, income and photo I.D. to enrollment and eligibility appointments.
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    5890 Newman Court, Sacramento, CA 95819
    Ph. (916) 452-7481
    Monday and Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday 9:00 - 8:00 and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Thursday.
    Mental health services including counseling, parent education, specifically to assist people, especially families, in overcoming the financial barrier of accessing services by providing them based on ability to pay.
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    333 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 701, Roseville, CA 95661
    Ph. (916) 783-5207
    Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Substance abuse counseling for families and individuals in the mental health population; Medi-cal/sliding scale.
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    3340 Viking Drive, Suite 125, Sacramento, CA 95827
    Ph. (916) 364-1642
    Crisis Information Meetings at 7:00 p.m. Call Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for appointment. NAMI provides support for individuals coping with mental illness and their families.
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    7273 14th Avenue suite 120, Sacramento, CA 95820
    Ph. (916) 383-6783 x0
    Provides mental health services to the Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Pacific Islander, and Vietnamese communities. Includes home visits and short-term counseling.
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    Terkensha Associates North Area mental Health Clinic
    811 Grand Avenue, Suite D, Sacramento, CA 95838
    Ph. (916) 383-6783 x0
    Provides mental health services to children and young adults 3 - 21 age group. Services authorized through children’s ACCESS Team. Walk-ins are accepted for assessments and follow-ups.
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    5445 Laurel Hills Drive, Sacramento, CA 95841
    Ph. (916) 609-5100
    Ph. (916) 609-4031 - Outpatient, Ph. (916) 609-4935 - Community-based Services River Oak encourages you to contact Access (Ph. (916) 875-9980) if a child, youth, or teen’s behavior is impairing how he or she functions at home, school, or in the community. Examples include: Disruptive behaviors, Poor school performance, Significant conflict with friends/classmates, siblings, parents, and teachers, Challenging life experiences, including trauma and abuse.
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    6833 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95823
    Ph. (916) 394-0800
    Clients referred by and authorized for services by the Sacramento County Adult or Child and Family ACCESS Teams. Adult program: Counseling for individual, family and group sessions are available. We encourage family participation whenever possible, but also work on a one-to-one basis. Includes medication management, Case management and Groups are conducted for women, men, ethnic monolingual clients, and teens. Children Program: Mental health services are provided with sensitivity to the client's family context, with a genuine commitment to the importance of the child's family and caregivers to treatment outcomes. Collaborates with the Sacramento City and Galt Unified School District to provide mental health services to students and their families.
    Senior program: Designed to help seniors over the age of fifty five develop self sufficiency by providing culturally sensitive and appropriate case management services, home visits, referrals to resources in the community, and USDA food. Services are available to seniors who live in south central and south Sacramento County. Also offers mental health services for seniors in our community.
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     »★ Below are links to websites about Mental Health services and support
    Mental Health America of Northern California Sacramento Advocacy for Family Empowerment Program
    3331 Power Inn Road, Room 1C, Sacramento, CA 95826 map
    Ph. (916) 875-9980 or (888) 881-4881 Toll Free Mon. Fri. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    FREE Come join our support group along with other parents and caregivers. We understand the difficulties that come with raising an emotionally challenged child; like trying to understand what your child's educational rights are and navigating the Mental Health, Child Welfare and Probation Systems.
    Every Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Location: 3331 Power Inn Rd. Room 1C. For questions, contact SAFE Program at (916) 855-5427.

    Advocacy mental health and Patient's Rights
    Adult Advocate (916) 875-4710, Family Coordinator (916) 875-4183

    650 Howe Avenue, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95825
    Ph. (916) 993-4883
    Intakes are through Guest House (916) 440-1500 or Adult ACCESS (916) 875-1055 TTY/TDD: (916) 874-8070 After Hours: (888) 881-4881.
    1. Mental health services, supported housing, intensive case management services, and life skills training for adults who have a psychiatric disability, and are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Additional support and services are provided. Hope Team and People Achieving Change Together (PACT) Aimed at improving quality of life and preventing the individuals from repeatedly cycling through the system.
    2. Widening Opportunities for Rehabilitation and Knowledge (WORK) Provides vocational services, to adults who have a psychiatric disability, have been homeless and are ready to re-enter the workforce or are in need of additional support to maintain employment.
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    10535 Hospital Way, Building 649, Sacramento, CA 95655
    Ph. (800) 382-8387 or (916) 366-5420
    Veterans Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Psychiatric, psychological assessments and interventions including individual and group psychotherapy, medication management, substance abuse treatment and a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment program.
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    9300 Tech Center Drive, Suite 160, Sacramento, CA 95826
    Ph. (916) 457-1900 1-866-936-4237
    7011 Sylvan Road, Suite A, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
    Ph. (916) 676-2540
    Offers individuals with barriers to employment including mental illness the services they need to work competitively. Pre-screen all applicants and then thoroughly prepare them for competitive employment. No cost. Referral from Department of Rehabilitation.
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    7000 Franklin Boulevard, Suite 110, Sacramento, CA 95823
    Ph. (916) 394-9195
    North Center 3815 Marconi Avenue, Suite 1, Sacramento, CA 95821
    Ph. (916) 485-4175 Mon. - Thur. 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:30  p.m.
    Two drop-in centers offering free groups for Cognitive Behavior Skills; Anger, self-esteem, bipolar groups, laundry and more to empower individuals with psychiatric disabilities