Ventura County Behavioral Health provides crisis intervention services for psychiatric emergencies. The Crisis Team operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and is accessed by the entire community.
Our experienced and trained mental health staff will provide you with assistance and support on the phone and, if indicated, will respond in person. Individuals and families are aided in creating the least restrictive plan for safety.
If a higher level of care is needed, Crisis Team may assist with the initial steps toward voluntary or involuntary psychiatric hospitalization.
To access mental health services, or for immediate help, please call 1-866-998-2243.