Edgemoor provides 24 hour long-term skilled nursing care for individuals with complex medical needs who require specialized interventions from highly trained staff.
Behavioral Health Services (BHS)
If you have a Behavioral Health emergency, please call 9-1-1.
For Access to Services or the Crisis Line, call: 1-888-724-7240.
The Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division provides mental health and alcohol or other drug services for children, youth, families, adults, and older adults.
BHS promotes recovery and well-being through prevention, treatment, and intervention, as well as integrated services for clients experiencing both mental illness and alcohol or other drug issues. Services are offered through contracted providers and County-operated facilities.
The Division embraces Live Well San Diego, the County’s over-arching initiative to promote healthy, safe and thriving communities throughout the County of San Diego.
Please scroll down for more information about Behavioral Health Services.
- SUD Forms and Contract Requirements
- Core Documents
- Strategic Prevention Plan
Gives information on all San Diego County providers of Alcohol or other Drug Services and Mental Health Services. The listing includes license type, primary region, Medi-Cal availability, provider name, phone number and address, languages spoken, and populations served.
Mental Health Services Act
“The Board of Supervisors approved the MHSA Fiscal Year 2016-17 Annual Update on July 19, 2016. Now it will move forward to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission by August 19, 2016.”
The website also features the 2017 Cultural Competence Plan and Three-Year Strategic Plan.
The Provider Resource Listing provides information on all County operated and contracted programs that provide Mental Health Services and Alcohol or Other Drug Services. The listing includes type of service, program names, administrative phone numbers, hours of operation, and populations served.
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Pathways to Well-Being is a collaborative effort between Behavioral Health Services and Child Welfare Services to address the mental health needs of children/youth and families in the child welfare system.
Hospital services are available for mental health emergencies and situations that require intensive supervision and the medical necessity of a hospital setting.
- Systemwide Information on Behavioral Health Programs
- CYF and AOA Systems of Care Reports
- Cultural Competence
- MHSA Information
- Quality Improvement Reports on Clients Served by BHS Programs
Are you in compliance with NVRA? Read the information below to learn more.
The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993 requires that behavioral health provider agencies make voter registration opportunities available to under-represented populations at the time that clients are enrolling for services. Additionally, provider staff are required to take training once each year. The NVRA training presented on this website can fulfill this requirement and outlines legal requirements and State/County expectations under this Act. The training materials listed below are also available directly from the California Secretary of State Website by clicking here. If you have questions about this requirement, please contact your Contracting Officer Representative (COR).
Review the four links below to easily understand NVRA compliance requirements.
- NVRA/SB35 Slideshow: (PPT) | (PDF)
- NVRA Agency Video: Open Captioned | Open Captioned-Audio Described
- NVRA Basics - Quick Reference Sheet
- Training Frequently Asked Questions
- California's NVRA Manual (2013)
- Voters with Disabilities
- Voting Rights for Californians with Criminal Convictions or Detained in Jail or Prison
- ACLU Toolkit - How to Comply with the National Voter Registration Act
- Disability Rights California - Voting Publications
- Disability Etiquette