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Mental Health Services

Contra Costa Mental Health strives to create an effective, high quality integrated system to meet the needs of all residents of Contra Costa County. We work together with those individuals with psychiatric conditions to provide:

Hope supports all human beings in becoming their unique and best selves.

Recovery empowers individuals to manage their symptoms and reclaim meaningful lives and relationships.

Partnership brings consumers, family, friends, and mental health professionals together in the hope-filled journey of recovery.

The Mental Health Services provides an array of opportunities for partners to work together in the spirit of hope toward recovery. This includes programs and services for children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and older adults of Contra Costa County.

Any Contra Costa resident who experiences a mental or emotional crisis can get help from our Crisis Services. These services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For emergencies and referral information call 1-888-678-7277 any time day or night.


Access Services
Children & Families
Adults & Caregivers
Clinics
Crisis Services
Resources

  • Access Services

    The 24-hour Behavioral Health Access Line is an easy-to-use resource for mental health and substance use services. Call toll-free 1-888-678-7277 for:

    • Questions about mental health services and supportive recovery resources for substance use disorders.
    • Assistance finding services.
    • Insurance questions and referrals to low-cost and sliding scale services if uninsured.
    • Be prepared to answer questions on your needs and provide your Medi-Cal or other insurance information.
    • Language interpretation services are available. Call during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) weekdays for quickest service.

    Other 24-hour lines:

    • Crisis and Suicide
      Hotline: 1-800-833-2900
      211.org: dial 211
      Free national hotline for referrals to social services
      Psychiatric Urgent & Emergency Care

    George & Cynthia Miller Wellness Center - Behavioral Health
    25 Allen St., Martinez, CA 94553
    925-313-7940
    Short-notice/same-day behavioral health appointments
    Psychiatric Emergency Services
    2500 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553
    925-646-2800

    Directories


  • Services For Children & Families

    Children's Mental Health Services operates three regional clinics as well as offers home, school, and community-based services to meet the varied needs of children, youth, and their families.

    Clinic Services:

    • Psychiatric and medication assessments, consultation, and medication management
    • Individual, family, and group outpatient therapy
    • Case management to coordinate services
    • Family Partners, with lived experience caring for family members with serious mental illness, support families of participants and help them navigate services and resources
    • Wraparound services for children with serious emotional disturbances that involves each family's social network
    • Evidence-based practices, which are practices that have research showing they are effective treatments; practices include:Therapy for depression and anxiety
    • Therapy for self-harmful behaviors
    • Therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder and difficulties related to traumatic life events
    • Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) to increase parents' confidence in their parenting abilities
    • Family-based treatment of eating disorders

    Other Services:

    • Psychological evaluations to aid with placement planning and treatment of children in the child welfare system who have been removed from the home due to abuse or neglect
    • First Hope, a prevention program that provides diagnostic and treatment services for adolescents and young adults who are at risk for psychosis
    • Full Service Partnership (FSP) for participants who may need 24-hour services, including crisis intervention and stabilization, treatment, family support, and family education services
    • Intensive Home-Based Services (IHBS) provides intervention in the home and school for foster children and youth at risk of foster care placement
    • Mobile Response Team (MRT) travels to participants who are 18 and younger to provide immediate crisis intervention
    • Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) is family-based treatment for substance-abusing adolescents, or those with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
    • Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) is community-based, family-driven treatment for antisocial or delinquent behavior in youth
    • Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) for youth who are placed or being considered for placement in a high-level group home or locked treatment facilities for treatment


  • Services For Adults & Caregivers

    Mental Health Services operates three regional adult mental health clinics and one older adult mental health clinic, and supports additional services throughout Contra Costa.

    Clinic Services:

    • Psychiatric and medication assessments, consultation, and medication management
    • Individual, family, and group outpatient therapy
    • Case management to coordinate services
    • Community Support Workers (peer providers), professionals with experience as a mental health participant, help navigate our services and resources
    • Family Support Workers with experience caring for loved ones with serious mental illness, available to inform and support family members of participants on services and information needed to provide better care to their loved ones
    • Wellness and prevention planning using the evidence-based Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) process
    • Assistance planning and managing financial benefits and resources
    • Crisis intervention, including psychiatric diagnostic assessment, medication, emergency treatment, screening for hospitalization and intake, discharge planning and placement, and referral services

    Other Services:

    • Crisis, transitional, and supervised residential care
    • First Hope, a prevention program that provides diagnostic and treatment services for adolescents and young adults who are at risk for psychosis
    • Community reintegration services for those with co-occurring mental health and substance related disorders who are transitioning from the justice system
    • Full Service Partnership (FSP) for participants who may need 24-hour services, including crisis intervention and stabilization, treatment, peer support, and family education services
    • Short-term case management transition services for participants with severe and persistent mental illness, in order to engage them in mental health services and move into the appropriate environment
    • Vocational services including job search preparation, referrals, coaching, and benefits management
    • Assisted outpatient treatment for those with severe mental illness who may be a danger to themselves or others, and will not participate in treatment
    • Evidence-based practices based on need

    Services for Older Adults:

    • Intensive Care Management (ICM) to support aging in place
    • Improving Mood Providing Access to Collaborative Treatment (IMPACT) for those experiencing depression while receiving medical care
    • Senior peer counseling


  • Contra Costa County Mental Health Clinics

    • East County Adult Mental Health Services
      2311 Loveridge Rd., 2nd Floor
      Pittsburg, CA 94565
      925-431-2600
    • East County Children's Behavioral Health
      2335 Country Hills Dr.
      Antioch, CA 94509
      925-608-8700
    • West County Adult Mental Health Services
      2523 El Portal Dr. #103
      San Pablo, CA 94806
      510-215-3700
    • West County Children's Mental Health Services
      303 41st St.
      Richmond, CA 94805
      510-374-3261
    • Central County Adult Mental Health Services
      1420 Willow Pass Rd. #200
      Concord, CA 94520
      925-646-5480
    • Central County Children's Mental Health
      2425 Bisso Lane #200
      Concord, CA 94520
      925-646-5468
    • First Hope
      1043 Oak Grove Road
      Concord, CA 94518
      925-681-4450
    • Early identification and intervention to prevent psychosis
      Older Adult Mental Health
      2425 Bisso Lane #100
      Concord, CA 94520
      925-521-5620


  • Mental Health Crisis Services

    Anyone living in Contra Costa County who experiences a mental or emotional crisis can get help. Mental Health Crisis Services are available in person or over the phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week at:

    • Psychiatric Emergency Services
      Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (north side)
      2500 Alhambra Avenue
      in Martinez
    • For emergencies and referral information call 1-888-678-7277 any time day or night. The call is free.

    Other Crisis Services Available




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Contact Us

Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services
Mental Health Administration
1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 200
Martinez, CA 94553

925-957-5150
925-957-5156 fax