List of Mental Health Resources for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

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As of OCT 2020
Comprehensive List of Mental Health Resources for Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

Approximately 1 in 5 American’s experience a Mental illness during the given year.

Mental Health by the Numbers… MH Stats

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)
Founded in 1979, NAMI ( has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, with affiliates in every
state and in over 1,100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission
through education, support, advocacy, & research. NAMI is a the Nation’s LARGEST Provider of FREE
Education & Training.

NAMI California

NAMI Affiliates in the Inland Empire:

NAMI Western Riverside County

NAMI San Jacinto

NAMI Temecula Valley

NAMI Inland Valley
NAMI San Bernardino

NAMI Pomona Valley

NAMI IE WALK is held annually and is a significant Fundraiser for NAMI Western
Riverside County AND NAMI San Bernardino.

Crisis Resources (as of 2020)

If you are experiencing emotional distress and would like to speak to someone call one of the following crisis
lines. For more information about each entity listed visit their website by clicking on each name. (Hyperlinks
are in place & enabled on this document when available)

Peer Navigation Line

Vision Statement

“We create doors, where walls and windows once separated people from their promise of a life worth living.
We explore the needs of people and provide choices to assist them in navigating to a more hopeful and

As of OCT 2020
meaningful life. We collaborate with partners for community resources and education to create an
interconnected system. We provide individuals with education and resources to empower them and promote
selfadvocacy. Our knowledge and experience are sought after, to provide support to the entire system to
develop and sustain an environment that welcomes and inspires all who pass our threshold.”

Phone Number: 18887684968


Pathways to Success is a Riverside University Health SystemBehavioral Health vocational program
providing services in partnership with the California Department of Rehabilitation. Together we assist in
building a solid wellness base for each individual, enabling them to obtain and maintain successful
employment. Employment plays a crucial part in behavioral health recovery and we are here to provide support
through each step of the process.

Pathways to Success provides vocational services to individuals 18 years of age and older who are receiving
services from any RUHSBH Western or MidCounty Region program or any RUHSBH contracted
Behavioral Health service provider within the Western and MidCounty Region.


Pathways to Success

769 Blaine Street, Suite A

Riverside, CA 92507

Phone: (951) 3585186
Fax: (951) 3585011
Hours: Monday Thursday 8am 5:30pm &
Friday 8am 4:30pm

Pathways to Success

40925 County Center Dr., Suite 110, Temecula,
CA 92591

Phone: (951) 9406233
Fax: (951) 6006444
Hours: Monday Thursday 8am 5:30pm &
Friday 8am 4:30pm

24/7 Mental Health Urgent Care
(Info PDF)
The Mental Health Urgent Care provides individualized support for adults experiencing mental health
challenges. Staffed by a competent, caring team, a safe, supportive, recoveryoriented environment is provided,
with an emphasis placed on safety, the reduction of symptoms, and the creation of a plan for continuing
support and services.

Locations in Riverside 9515092499 & Palm Springs 4422687000

HELPLine 24 Hour Crisis/Suicide Intervention (211 CommunityConnect)
Phone: (951) 686HELP (4357)

As of OCT 2020
Community Connect offers a variety of suicide prevention training, crisis support and survivor services that
include grief support for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. Community Connect has been
operating this essential program throughout Riverside County since 1968 which makes it one of the longest
suicide hotlines in the state of California.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

By calling 1800273TALK (8255) 18002738255 you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor
at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7, 365 Days a Year.
Spanish line: (888) 6289454 TTY: (800) 7994TTY (4889)

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line is a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) resource that connects Veterans in crisis or
their families and friends with qualified, caring VA professionals. Confidential support is available 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week. Phone: (800)2738255 Press 1

The Trevor Lifeline

National organization providing crisis and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
and questioning (LGBTQ) Youth
8664UTREVOR (8664887386)

County of Riverside Mental Health
County of Riverside Mental Health Emergency
Treatment Services (Network of Care)
Treatment Services
Riverside University Health System Medical Center Emergency Treatment Services (ETS)
Provides psychiatric emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all ages, which includes
evaluation, crisis intervention, and referrals for psychiatric hospitalization, as needed for adults,
children, and adolescents. Consumers may be referred to the Inpatient Treatment Facility (ITF) or
other private hospitals.
Phone: (951) 3584881
Se Habla Español

Riverside County Crisis Stabilization Services Telecare
(Palm Springs/Desert area).
Provides psychiatric emergency assessment and crisis stabilization for up to 24 hours for all ages.
Services include evaluations, crisis intervention and referral for psychiatric hospitalization. Telecare
Riverside Crisis Stabilization Services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This facility is also a 5150

As of OCT 2020
RI International Mental Health Programs

(Formerly Recovery Innovations, a Riverside County Behavioral Health Contract service provider)

Mental Health Urgent Care Riverside
(formerly Crisis Stabilization Unit)
The Mental Health Urgent Care provides 24 hour/7 days/365 urgent care mental health screening and
assessment services and medications to address the needs of those in crisis in a safe, efficient, trauma
informed, and leastrestrictive setting.

Provide timely transition (discharge) planning that includes the guest in the plan creation, to ensure
individualized services and supports. The program offers a variety of services customized to the needs and
preferences of guests, including; peer support, psychiatric and medication support, recovery education,
nutritional education, health and recreation, community coordination and followup.

Who We Serve:

Guests who are 18 years old or older, within Riverside County, California, and are voluntarily seeking
assistance in a crisis situation.

Guests able to walkin, or to be referred by mobile crisis teams or law enforcement for crisis and assessment

Contact Us

9890 County Farm Rd., Building 2, Riverside, CA 92503 |9515092499

Wellness City Programs

Wellness City is founded on the recovery principles of hope, personal choice, empowerment, development of
an environment of wellness and independence, and the encouragement of spirituality and community enriched
by contribution. Wellness City is a community made up of individuals embarking on or expanding their
recovery journey. A staff of welltrained peers who have experienced their own recovery challenges and
successes will share what they have learned and will work alongside practitioners and educators who are
committed to the founding principles of the recovery community.

Incorporating the five Recovery Pathways of Hope, Choice, Empowerment, Recovery Environment and
Spirituality while supporting the person through their current situation, people will be offered a mix of classes
and other services through Wellness City recovery learning opportunities.

Safe Haven Program

As of OCT 2020
In partnership with the County of Riverside University Health Systems Behavioral Health Homeless Housing
Opportunity Providing Empowerment (HHOPE) programs, we provide our Safe Haven Services:

Permanent Housing

Our program offers residential support for up to 25 individuals who meet the criteria of chronic homelessness
and also have mental health challenges. Individuals are referred into housing by the Full Service Partnership
(FSP) and will receive their mental health services and support from FSP as well. Our team of Recovery
Partners provide support of daily needs and development of life skills such as; meal planning / preparation,
housekeeping, hygiene, communication skills and development in the area of being a good neighbor.

Welcome Center

Our Welcome Center provides peer to peer engagement and support, linkages to community resources and
support with enrollment for mental health services. We also support the daily needs of guests including: food,
showers, laundry facilities and a place to get out of the elements and engage in recovery conversations with

We understand that it is a significant life change to go from being chronically homeless to being comfortable
living indoors. We continue to build relationships with those in the welcome center and hold the hope that
they will be inspired to take the next step of their journey towards housing when the time is right for them.

Art Works

Art Works Gallery is located in the beautiful and historic Mission Inn District of Riverside, CA. Since 2008,
Art Works has opened its doors to people from all walks of life, whose lives have been touched by mental
health challenges and recovery. Art Works Gallery offers classes five days per week in all areas of the creative
arts. The Art Works calendar changes each month and has included the following classes: drawing, acrylic
painting, watercolor painting, fiber arts, jewelry, mixed media, dance, drama, music, creative writing, poetry,
paper arts, mandala making, glass works and sculpture. Art Works’ programs and projects are funded by
Riverside County Dept. of Mental Health, the Riverside Arts Council, and other generous donors.

To learn more about classes, workshops, exhibitions, and opportunities to get involved, please contact us
through email at or call us at (951) 6831279.
We are always looking for instructors, patrons and others who support our mission.

Peer Employment Training

As of OCT 2020
RI International believes that every person who wants to work can succeed in developing a meaningful career
of their choice. Peers in the workforce help transform the mental health services delivery system with their
unique skills and “been there” experience. RI International trains and seeks to employ peers to work as
recovery educators, recovery coaches, inhome crisis workers and much more.

Those who wish to become Peer Support Specialists begin with an intensive 75hour Peer Employment
Training (PET) program that teaches people who have received services in the mental health system the skills
and techniques of peer support. Students completing the class and passing the competency tests may seek
employment providing recovery education and peer support in various mental health programs. PET includes
training in recovery and peer support principles, communications skills, cultural diversity, ethics and
boundaries, substance abuse, trauma and resilience, conflict resolution and much more. It is a competency
based curriculum; students will demonstrate their proficiency in the skills they learn.

For information on additional opportunities to attend Peer Employment Training, or to host a training in your
area, please contact
RI Consulting (a DBA for Recovery Opportunity Center).
211 San 211 San Bernardino County Resources

San Bernardino County Dept. of Behavioral Health (DBH)
Resources / Website
San Bernardino
San Bernardino DBH OutPatient Clinics
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Behavioral Health Services

Updated: OCT 2020


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