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Crisis Intervention – 24 hour Outpatient Services

Crisis Stabilization Unit - CSU

This is an 24 hour outpatient service. Individuals may remain in the CSU for several hours if necessary to provide stabilization of psychiatric issues. There is also a Crisis hotline for individuals seeking immediate attention and a warm-line for problem resolution, or referral.  This service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for individuals who are in immediate need of mental health services due to a mental illness. An immediate examination is provided to determine if psychiatric hospitalization or other care is required.

Please call: 
  • 209-381-6819
  • Statewide, 24-Hour, Toll Free Ph: (888) 334-0163 
  • TDD Toll Free Ph: (866) 293-1818

 Prior authorization of services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries experiencing an urgent condition is not required. Mental health evaluations at Mercy Hospital Emergency Department are also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Marie Green Center
Inpatient services are also available at the Marie Green Center.

Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452