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BHRS Contacts

Overview

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Contacts

For 24/7 confidential crisis support from local/national organizations

  • Call (650) 579-0350 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
  • Chat online
  • Text “START” to 741741

ACCESS Call Center

Provides information, assessment and referrals to local mental health and substance use providers for residents of San Mateo County with Medi-Cal or those who are uninsured :

Phone: (800) 686-0101 
TDD: (800) 943-2833 or dial 711

Administrative Office

Phone: (650) 573-2541  
Fax: (650) 573-2841
Address: 2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 235, San Mateo, CA  94403

Alcohol & Other Drug Services

Phone:  (650) 802-6400
Address: 310 Harbor Blvd., Building E, Belmont, CA  94002

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

   
Director  Scott Gilman

(650) 573-2748 sgilman@smcgov.org 

Assistant Director Scott Gruendl (650) 573-2491 SGruendl@smcgov.org
Deputy Director of Administration Janet Gard (650) 573-2337 jgard@smcgov.org

Medical Director

Vanessa de la Cruz

(650) 573-2043 
vdelacruz@smcgov.org

Deputy Medical Director Cynthia Chatterjee, MD (650) 269-7955
CChatterjee@smcgov.org

Alcohol and Other Drug Services

   
Deputy Director Clara Boyden (650) 802-5101 CBoyden@smcgov.org

Mental Health Services -Adult/Older Adults

   

Deputy Director

Karen Krahn (650) 573-2038 KKrahn@smcgov.org
Field-based Outpatient, Housing Mariana Rocha

(650) 363-4111 x218 

MRocha@smcgov.org

Licensed facilities, Facility Utilization Management Talisha Racy (650) 573-3615
tracy@smcgov.org
Conservatorship, Forensics, special projects Alen Yaghoub

(650) 372-6122
ayaghoubi@smcgov.org

Regional Outpatient Clinics Chummy Silva

(650) 301-8645 
CSevilla@smcgov.org

Crisis Intervention Services Pernille Gutschick 650) 372-8586 pgutschick@smcgov.org

Mental Health Services – Child/Youth

   

Deputy Director

Ziomara Ochoa Rodriquez (650) 573-2179
zochoa@smcgov.org
Youth to Adult Transition Program, South & East Palo Alto Clinic Youth Teams Doug Fong (650) 301-8620 DFong@smcgov.org
School Based Mental Health, North and Coastside County Clinic Youth Teams.  Jason Kimbrough (650) 301-8656 JKimbrough@smcgov.org
Youth Services Center, Child Welfare Mental Health,  Pre to Five, Partners for Safe & Healthy Children Regina Moreno (650) 312-5352
rmoreno@smcgov.org
Crisis Intervention Services Pernille Gutschick (650) 372-8586 pgutschick@smcgov.org
Youth Case Management, Canyon Oaks Youth Center, Central County Clinic Youth Team Vacant  

Mental Health County Clinics

 
ACCESS Call Center/Entry System Manager Selma Mangrum (650) 573-2615 SMangrum@smcgov.org

North County Adult

375 89th Street
Daly City, CA 94015

(650) 301-8650

North County Youth  350 90th Street, 2nd Flr
Daly City, CA  94015
(650) 301-8650

Coastside Youth & Adult

225 S. Cabrillo HWY, Suite 200A
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

(650) 726-6369

Central County Youth & Adult

1950 Alameda de Las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403

(650) 573-3571

South County Adult

802 Brewster Ave
Redwood City, CA 94063

(650) 363-4111

East Palo Alto Community Counseling Center -  Youth & Adult

2415 University Ave, Suite 301,
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

(650) 363-4030

Shasta Youth & Transition Age Youth 727 Shasta Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 599-1033
Puente Clinic (for developmentally disabled) 1950 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 372-6117
Pharmacy Services Barbara Liang-Krukar (650) 599-1054 BLiang@smcgov.org
Patient Administrative Services Tracy Loum (650) 573-3501 TRLoum@smcgov.org

Administration

   
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery Commission Chantae Rochester (650) 573-2544 CRochester@smcgov.org
Quality Assurance & Improvement Ingall Bull

(650) 573-3659

IBull@smcgov.org

Accounting Ritu Modha RModha@smcgov.org
Billing Doreen Avery (650) 573-2284 DAvery@smcgov.org
Contracts Management Susann Reed

(650) 573-2226

Sreed@smcgov.org

Mental Health Provider Relations Laura Smith

ljsmith@smcgov.org

Insurance Outreach, Coordination & Eligibility Stefan Luesse (650) 573-3502 SLuesse@smcgov.org
Office Of Consumer & Family Affairs (OCFA) Claudia Saggese (650) 573-2673
Csaggese@smcgov.org
OCFA Family Services & Supports Claudia Saggese (650) 573-2189 Csaggese@smcgov.org
Office of Diversity and Equity Maria Lorente-Foresti
 

(650) 573-2404       

MLorente-Foresti@smcgov.org

Mental Health Services Act Doris Estremera (650) 573-2889 mhsa@smcgov.org
Training & Workforce Education
Intern & Trainee Program
Erica Britton (650) 372-6153
ebritton@smcgov.org
Psychiatry Residency Training Program Raziya S. Wang, MD (650) 573-2539 RWang@smcgov.org
Information Technology Kim Pijma (650) 573-2563 KPijma@smcgov.org
Personnel/Payroll Martha Fuentes (650) 573-2639 MFuentes@smcgov.org
Communications/Webmaster Diane Tom (650) 573-2798 DiTom@smcgov.org

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