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San Diego County BHS North Central Mental Health Center – San Diego

Address: 1250 Morena Boulevard - San Diego, CA
General Phone Number: 619-692-8750
Website: http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/
Facility Type

San Diego County BHS provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in San Diego.

  • Mental Health Treatment
  • Provides Addiction Treatment

San Diego County BHS is run by a state government agency and is licensed as a Federally Qualified Health Center.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

San Diego County BHS provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
Emergency Mental Health Services

San Diego County BHS provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
  • Psychiatric emergency mobile/off-site services
  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

San Diego County BHS utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

San Diego County BHS utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • Thiothixene (Navane®)
  • Thioridazine (Mellaril/Melleril®)
  • Trifluoperazine (Stelazine®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Brexpiprazole (Rexulti®) 
  • Cariprazine (Vraylar®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • IIoperidone (Fanapt®)
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Olanzapine/Fluoxetine combination (Symbyax®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at San Diego County BHS and possible financial assistance.


  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Cash or Self Payment
  • Payment Assistance Available (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Sliding Fee Scale (based on income and other factors)
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at San Diego County BHS.


  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

San Diego County BHS offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • There is no information provided regarding screening at San Diego County BHS
Ancillary Services

San Diego County BHS provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Case management
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Illness management and recovery
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation services
  • Suicide prevention services
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