Mental Health

As the largest county mental health department in the U.S., the Department of Mental Health operates more than 175 program and co-located mental health sites, contracting with more than 1,000 providers who provide a spectrum of mental health services to people of all ages to support hope, wellness and recovery. Mental health services include screeenings and assessments, case management, self-help peer support groups, outreach to homeless, crisis intervention, medication support and other recovery services. Special emphasis is placed on addressing co-occurring mental health disorders and other health problems associated with addiction. The Department also provides counseling to victims of natural or manmade disasters, their families and emergency first responders.

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Psychiatric Mobile Response Team Field Visits
Clients Served

"We laid the groundwork for the Health Neighborhoods which we will use in 2014 and beyond as our mental health and substance abuse treatment services."

Jonathan E. Sherin, M.D., Ph.D.


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