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MISSION STATEMENT - The Department of Behavioral Health is dedicated to supporting the wellness of individuals, families and communities in Fresno County who are affected by, or are at risk of, mental illness and/or substance use disorders through cultivation of strengths toward promoting recovery in the least restrictive environment.

The Department of Behavioral Health is divided into several divisions, specializing in different services:

ADULT OUTPATIENT SYSTEM OF CARE

Case Management Teams provide comprehensive, culturally & linguistically  appropriate outpatient and community-based specialty mental health services to transition age youth, adults age 18 and older,  & older adults age 60 and older that meet medical necessity.

INTENSIVE SERVICES

These programs are open 24 hours, seven days per week to Fresno County residents needing crisis mental health services, including crisis  assessment, stabilization and inpatient services.

MANAGED CARE/MENTAL HEALTH PLAN

Managed Care oversees the mental health services for Fresno County's Medi-Cal beneficiaries who receive services from private providers. Managed Care has contracts with about 142 private providers in Fresno County for mental health services for both youth and adult consumers.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

Plan, develop and administer county-wide integrated substance abuse prevention and treatment services.  Provide management of the Employment Services Program for CalWorks recipients.

SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Services offered through this program:  employment services, preparation, job development, education support, and computer lab access.

TRANSITIONAL AGE YOUTH

The mission of the Transition Age Youth Team is to assist young adults ranging from ages 17-21, in making a successful transition into adulthood.

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Have comments or questions? Please email us at:   mhsa@co.fresno.ca.us