San Francisco General Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services

Psychiatric Emergency Services:

A 24-hour facility with capacity to evaluate and treat psychiatric emergencies for both voluntary and involuntary clients. Provides intensive medical oversight, nursing care, medication support, assessment & reassessment, linkage and referral to ongoing mental health services; has general mental health services and case management with the capacity to treat patients for up to 20-23 hours to stabilize an acute crisis.

An emergency care provider which provides assessment, general mental health services, intensive case management and medication support, seven days per week, in an effort to ameliorate crisis situations and to divert from Psychiatric Emergency Services OR to facilitate admissions to acute psychiatric hospitals when necessary. Is linked with 911 and other emergency providers. Provides emergency coverage for adult clients of the system. Mobile crisis also provides response for geriatric crisis and HIV crisis after 5 p.m. and on weekends.

Contact: (415) 206-8125