Mental Health Urgent Care Center Opened By Sacramento County

Today Sacramento County opened a new urgent care center that is dedicated exclusively to mental health issues.

The new facility is located at 2130 Stockton Boulevard, Building 300. The clinic will offer a variety of services including, clinical and psychiatry services, alcohol and drug screening, medication, peer support and recovery services. ​

“This intermediate level of service for mental health has been an ongoing need in our community,” Uma Zykofsky, Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services Director said. “This will fill the gap between outpatient and inpatient services and serve as a connector to the appropriate level of service needed. This clinic will allow us to test different ways to successfully adapt the physical health urgent care model to address mental health needs in our community for all ages. What we learn will provide our local practice with the insights needed to improve our county’s service delivery system across many healthcare partners.”

In addition to helping stabilize community members experiencing a mental health crisis, the Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic will reduce the impact on hospital emergency departments and psychiatric hospitalizations. 

Once stabilized at the Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic, staff will make appropriate referrals for on-going mental health support and services. The opportunity to intervene at the start of a crisis will help staff reduce the impact a mental health crisis might have on patients such as loss of housing, broken/disrupted relationships, and/or incarceration. 

The facility is located on Stockton Boulevard on the same campus as the Mental Health Treatment Center. The Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic will be open 7 days a week from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. weekends and holidays.

More information on county mental health services can be viewed here


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