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Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services

Provides alcohol and drug services, mental health services, promotes recovery and well-being through prevention, treatment, and intervention, as well as integrated services for residents experiencing co-occurring mental illness and alcohol and drug issues:

45,912 adults were admitted to Mental Health Services

15,641 children and youth were admitted to Mental Health Services

11,719 adults were admitted to Alcohol and Drug Services

1,156 children and youth were admitted to Alcohol and Drug Services

For residents who require a hospital setting, inpatient health services are offered at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (SDCPH), 11 fee-for-service contracted hospitals, and Edgemoor Distinct Part Skilled Nursing facility:

4,226 adults were admitted to contracted psychiatric units/hospitals

796 children and youth were admitted to contracted psychiatric units/hospitals

1,288 adults were admitted to San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital

190.4 average daily census for long-term care at Edgemoor Hospital (skilled nursing facility)