Alameda County Behavioral Health (ACBH) is the lead agency providing coordination of mental health and substance use services in Alameda County. ACBH offers access to treatment and support programs for adults with mental health support needs, including those experiencing Serious Mental Illness (SMI). Services are primarily provided for adults on Medi-Cal or those who are low-income and uninsured.
The City of Berkeley operates its own mental health system (outpatient services only) for its residents and those of Albany. For mental health services, Berkeley and Albany residents may call (510) 981-5290.
Asian ACCESS is a program of Asian Community Mental Health Services. Asian ACCESS provides mental health information, treatment referrals, a free one-time mental health screening, and short-term treatment. Staff are fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Vietnamese; services in other Asian languages and dialects by arrangement. For these services call: (510) 869-7200, or visit their office in Oakland at 310 8th Street, Suite 201.
Casa del Sol is a program of La Clinica de La Raza, and provides bilingual Spanish and bicultural mental health services; including individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. For these services call: (510) 535-6200, or visit their Oakland office at 1501 Fruitvale Avenue.
Sausal Creek Outpatient Clinic offers psychiatric assessments, medication support, co-occurring support services, linkages to other support services, and walk-in services for adults who have a serious chronic mental illness. For these services call: (510) 437-2363, or visit their Oakland office at 2620 26th Avenue.
To look into obtaining Alameda County Behavioral Health referrals and services for Adults, call their ACCESS 24-hour hotline at (800) 491-9099 or (510) 567-8100.