Crisis Services – 24 Hour Outpatient Services

Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)

The CSU is a 24-hour outpatient service. Individuals may remain in the CSU for several hours 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 mental illness. An immediate examination is provided to determine if psychiatric hospitalization or other care is required.

Phone Number
Main Phone (Local)(209) 381-6819
Statewide, 24-Hour (Toll-Free)(888) 334-0163
TDD (Toll-Free)(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 our Marie Green Center.

Phone Number
Central Intake (WALK-IN)(Youth)
480 East 13th Street
Merced, CA  95341

300 East 15th Street
Merced, CA  95341
Crisis Stabilization 24 Hour Emergency Services300 East 15th Street
Merced, CA   95341
(209) 381-6800
(209) 293-1818 (TDD/TTY)
(888) 334-0163 (Toll-Free)
Los Banos Memorial Hospital520 West I Street
Los Banos, CA   93635
Mercy Medical Center333 Mercy Avenue
Merced, CA   95340