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Our mental health programs promote the recovery and wellness of individuals with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) through specialty mental health services, advocacy, and education. Services are provided in partnerships with clients, families, other agencies, and community providers.

Affordable Care Act Notice

Consumer and Family Support Services

Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement Personnel and Mobile Support Team

Over the past five years, 300 officers countywide have received crisis intervention training. The MST responds to law enforcement requests.

Behavioral Health Crisis Response Services

Anyone living in Sonoma County who is having a mental health crisis can get help 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling our 24-hour Emergency Mental Health Hotline: (800) 746-8181. The call is free.

Mental Health Services for Adults

Our mental health programs serve seriously ill adults age 18 and older throughout Sonoma County. Services are provided by County staff, community health centers, and a network of contracted personnel.

Mental Health Services for Youth and Families

Seriously emotionally disturbed (SED) children and adolescents to age 18 are served by a system of care that includes County staff working in partnership with Schools, the Valley of the Moon children's home, juvenile health services at Los Guilicos, and community partners.

Crisis Assessment, Prevention, and Education Team

The Crisis Assessment, Prevention, and Education Team (CAPE Team) is a prevention and early intervention strategy specifically designed to intervene with transition age youth ages, 16 to 25, who are at risk of or are experiencing first onset of serious psychiatric illness and its multiple issues and risk factors

Mental Health Services Act

Sonoma County's public planning process for implementation of the MHSA began in the fall of 2004 and has continued over the last five years. This webpage supports the ongoing work effort by providing access to related documents for each component of the MHSA.

Mental Health Board

The chief duty of the Mental Health Board is to advocate and promote recovery for those with mental illness by identifying culturally relevant needs, monitoring cost-effective strategies, and making recommendations to the County Board of Supervisors. The community is invited to attend all Mental Health Board meetings.


24-hour access line to mental health information, screening, and referrals:
(707) 565-6900 or (800) 870-8786

24-hour Mental Health Crisis Services:
(800) 746-8181

Patient Rights Advocate:
(707) 565-4978

To register a grievance:
Grievance Coordinator
(707) 565-5053

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