24-Hour Crisis and Access Line

24-Hour Crisis and Access Line

Tulare County Mental Health

24-Hour Crisis and Access Lines
Mental Health Crisis Line:  1-800-320-1616
Substance Use Disorder Access Line: 1-866-732-4114
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988

Problem Resolution (Grievances and Appeals)
Mental Health: 1-800-500-4465
Substance Use Disorder: 1-833-433-4988


The Mental Health Crisis Line and Substance Use Disorder Access Line are confidential, free, and available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, for individuals and family members facing a mental health crisis and/or substance use disorder addictions. This service is confidential. Services are available in English and Spanish. The AT&T Language Line will be used to provide services in other languages.

All calls will be triaged and individuals in crisis will be connected to the Psychiatric Emergency Team for further evaluation.

As appropriate, callers will receive:

  • Referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
  • Information on accessing needed services, including transportation services.
  • Information on filing a grievance or appeal.