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How to Receive
Mental Health Services
Como obtener servicios de Salud Mental
How to Receive
Substance Use Disorder (SUDS) Services
24-Hour Access Line
1400 Emeline Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA
1430 Freedom Blvd.
For hearing impaired clients: Dial 711
or send us an email
What to Do in Case of a Mental Health Emergency
Behavioral Health Crisis Services
Suicide Prevention Service
Resources for Traumatic Events or Disasters
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Development of Crisis Continuum – 2/21/23 Stakeholder meeting to receive input and discuss what mobile crisis response resources are needed within the Santa Cruz Community. Video Slides
The County of Santa Cruz is pleased to announce the launch of the South County Mobile Emergency Response Team for Youth (MERTY), providing community and field-based crisis intervention services to youth age 21 and younger.
Quality Management Plan FY21-22
Quality Improvement Work Plan Evaluation FY21-22
MHP Consumer Perception Survey 2021
DMC-ODS 2021 Consumer Survey: Adults Youth
External Quality Review (EQRO) Reports:
MHP EQRO FY21-22
DMC-ODS EQRO FY21-22
Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Plan Update 2022-23 - The State of California requires each County Behavioral Health system to have a "Cultural Competence" plan.
MHSA Annual Three-Year Plan FY 2018-19
Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)
A clinical assessment tool to facilitate the linkage between the assessment process and the design of individualized service plans including the application of evidence-based practices.