Emergency Services

Dial 911 for police, fire and ambulance.

What you should say when calling 9-1-1 in a mental health emergency.

Psychiatric Emergency Services are available at:
San Mateo Medical Center
222 West 39th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (650) 573-2662

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
1501 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 696-5915

Crisis Lines

Text “START” to 741741

StarVista Crisis Hotline
(650) 579-0350

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1(800) SUICIDE
1(800) 784-2433

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
Text 838255
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For more information on crisis services available in San Mateo County, visit Behavioral Health and Recovery Services' crisis services page.

For Non-emergency Mental Health and Substance use Services

San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services


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