Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS)
If you or a family member are in crisis, please call 911 or our local 24/7 Crisis Line at: 1-800-549-6741 or: (209) 966-7000.
Mariposa County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is a division of Mariposa County Department of Human Services. Our office is located at 5362 Lemee Lane, Mariposa, next to Cal Fire on Highway 49 North.
A wide range of mental health services and substance use disorder services are provided for children, youth and adults.
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Family counseling
- Psychiatric services (including medication management)
- Supportive case management
- Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Groups
- 24/7 Crisis Response
- Adult Team Meetings (ATM)
- Child and Family Team Meetings
- Behavioral Health Court
- Whole Person Care
- Wellness Center
Services are also provided at the North County Office in Coulterville and in the Yosemite Medical Clinic in Yosemite National Park. Call 1-800-549-6741 or (209) 966-2000 for more information.
Mariposa County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is dedicated to promoting hope, trust and wellness through reliable, professional and responsive services.
Mariposa County Human Services Center
Crisis Response is provided by the Triage Response and Access to Care (TRAC) Team. The TRAC Team responds to crisis incidents in the community, jail, schools, hospitals and other areas where emergency Behavioral Health Services are needed. If you or a family member are in crisis, please call 911 or our local 24/7 Crisis Line at 1-800-549-6741 or (209) 966-7000.
Links for other sources for Crisis Response:
Our medical director, Dr. Jonathan Harry, provides on-site services at the Family Services Center in Mariposa and at the Coulterville office. TelePsychiatric services are also provided via Kings View Behavioral Health Systems.
Grievances, Appeals, State Hearing & Patient Rights Advocate
If you have a problem with your Medi-Cal mental health services, we would like to help. You can file a Grievance, an Appeal, or a State Fair Hearing to help resolve your problem. Grievances and Appeals can be submitted by filling out a Grievance Appeal form (PDF). Forms can also be picked up in Mariposa at the Human Services Center or Quest Counseling, or at the North County Office in Coulterville. Completed forms can be dropped off at the Human Services Center or mailed to:
Mariposa County BHRS
P.O. Box 99
Mariposa, CA 95338
If you need interpreter services, please inform any staff member or call 209-966-2000.
Patient Rights Advocate: To contact the Patient Rights Advocate, please call 209-966-2000, and ask for Chrissie Doss or Chevon Kothari.
This hotline is intended to be used to report suspicious activity or conduct that may be in violation of Code of Conduct, violations of law, regulations or policies.
To contact the Compliance Officer, call 209-742-0889.
Quality Improvement Committee (QIC)
Quality Improvement Committee (QIC) monitors the service delivery system with a goal of improving the processes of providing care and better meeting the needs of clients. QIC members identify opportunities for improvement and decide on which opportunities to pursue. QIC assesses the 24/7 access line by gathering information from test calls to improve in effective and supportive services. QIC meets monthly at the Human Services Building. QIC oversees the development and monitoring of the Cultural Competency Plan.
The Quality Improvement Committee (QIC) oversees activities of all other committees - the Performance Improvement Project (PIP) committee and the Cultural Responsiveness Committee (CRC). Tasks include reviewing and evaluating timeliness, access and quality of services delivered by Mariposa County Behavioral Health Services, and considers projects designed to look at ways to improve daily services.
Behavioral Health Board
Links to Mariposa County-specific Children and Youth, and Adult SMHS Performance Dashboards:
- 2017 Children and Youth County Level SMHS
- 2017 Children and Youth County Level SMHS (ADA Version)
- 2017 Adult County Level SMHS
- 2017 Adult County Level SMHS (ADA Version)
Treatment Authorization Request (TAR) Contact Info
Presumptive Transfer Notifications or for questions, contact Lydia Arre at (209) 742-0857.
CONTACT INFO FOR HOSPITAL PLACEMENTS:
- Hospital Liaison: 209-966-7000
- Medical Records: 209-966-0805
- Confidential Fax: 209-742-0996
ATTENTION: If you need language assistance, language services are available free of charge by calling 800-549-6741 (TTY 800-549-6741).