Adult/Older Adult System of Care

HHSA Family

Hospital Services

If you have a Behavioral Health emergency, please call 9-1-1.

To access referrals or call the Crisis Line, phone 1-888-724-7240. 

Hospital Services are available for behavioral health emergencies and situations that require intensive supervision and the medical necessity of a hospital setting at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital. 

Walk-in emergency behavioral health services are available for adults and older adults who are experiencing a health emergency or crisis at the Emergency Psychiatric Unit located at:

San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (SDCPH)
3853 Rosecrans Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Telephone: 619-692-8200

SDCPH Walk-In Crisis Clinic has moved to the Regional Adult/Older Adult Outpatient Clinics listed in the Zip Code Directory links below:

Zip Code Directory - Central (5-21-19)           Zip Code Directory – N. Central (5-16-19)

Zip Code Directory - East (5-16-19)                Zip Code Directory - South (5-16-19)

Zip Code Directory – N. Inland (5-16-19)        Zip Code Directory – N. Coastal (5-16-19)

Target Population Definition


Please direct questions to the Program Coordinators listed on the linked letter below.

Thank you.


A visit of the County’s Psychiatric Hospital with it's compassionate staff shows how treating mental illness is an extremely complex process.

For administrative information or to provide feedback about this page, send us an email or phone 619-692-8200.

The material provided on this page is for reference only.  If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 9-1-1. If you need support or are actively seeking services, please call the ACL at 1 (888) 724-7240 (TDD/TTY Dial 711) and an experienced counselor will provide you with a referral to meet your needs and help determine eligibility.