Crisis Intervention – 24 hour Outpatient Services

Crisis Stabilization Unit - CSU

This is an 24 hour outpatient service. Individuals may remain in the CSU for several hours if necessary to provide stabilization of psychiatric issues. There is also a Crisis hotline for individuals seeking immediate attention and a warm-line for problem resolution, or referral. This service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for individuals who are in immediate need of mental health services due to a mental illness. An immediate examination is provided to determine if psychiatric hospitalization or other care is required.


Please call:

Main Phone (Local)
(209) 381-6819
Statewide, 24-Hour, Toll Free Phone
(888) 334-0163
TDD Toll Free Phone
(866) 293-1818

Prior authorization of services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries experiencing an urgent condition is not required. Mental health evaluations at Mercy Hospital Emergency Department are also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Marie Green Center

Inpatient services are also available at the Marie Green Center.