Fresno County Community Events
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.
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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