Behavioral Health and Recovery Services


Inspiring hope and recovery for those we serve as the premier provider for quality whole person care

Mission Statement

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is committed to empowering our diverse community with hope, recovery, and wellness by providing comprehensive holistic care.


  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Humor
  • Commitment


A variety of mental health and substance abuse programs are available to consumers in Merced County. The County is able to provide a selection of services to children, youth, adults, and their families.

Behavioral Health services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be accessed by appointment, walk-in, or by contacting emergency services.

Both inpatient and outpatient sites have staff that speak Spanish and several Southeast Asian languages. We also provide interpreter services in other languages and sign through third party providers. All interpreter services are available at no cost to consumers.

Quality Improvement Workplan

Medi-Cal SMHS Dashboard

Children and Youth MHP  
Children and Youth MHP ADA
Adult MPH