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How to Get Care

Health Education Department provides educational information, resources,  and classes. Health Education DOES NOT provide services such as counseling, therapy, diagnosis, or treatment.

To get help you can contact the Psychiatry Department. Psychiatry Department provides mental health services including assessment, treatment, and support for a variety of mental, emotional, and substance use concerns and conditions.


Adults, families, teens, and children can get help for a wide range of issues, including:

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Sleep problems
  • Substance use
  • Treatment

You have a range of treatment options including:

  • Therapy and counseling – individual and group
  • Autism assessment centers
  • Medication management
  • Substance use disorder treatment
  • Crisis intervention
  • Health and wellness classes and other resources
  • Care Team

Here are the different types of psychiatry department clinicians who can help you:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Addiction medicine physicians
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Medical social workers
  • Psychiatric clinical nurse specialists

You don’t need a referral to access mental health services. Evening and weekend calls will be automatically connected to the after-hours call center. You can call 1-415-833-2292 to speak to a psychiatry department representative.

If you have concerns or need help accessing mental health or substance use services,

Please call 1-800-390-3503, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For mental health advice, call 24/7 at 1-800-900-3277 (TTY 711) — no referral needed.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for free 24-hour help.

Crisis Text Line www.crisistextline.org Text HELLO to 741741 for free 24-hour help.


If you’re having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Please do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.