Behavioral Health

If you are thinking about harming yourself or attempting suicide, thinking about harming someone else, experiencing severe emotional or behavioral distress, feeling out of touch with reality or disoriented, feeling out of control, or experiencing an inability to care for yourself, seek help right away:

  • Call 911 for immediate medical care.
  • Call 1-415-473-6666 at any time to reach the County of Marin’s Psychiatric Emergency Services.

For more than 35 years, MarinHealth Medical Center has been Marin’s go-to resource for mental health care. We have helped thousands of adults understand and cope with their symptoms, manage, and even overcome mental illness. With proper treatment and support, many of our patients live successful, hopeful lives.

Our Behavioral Health team is uniquely qualified to evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide range of conditions:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Illness
  • Thought Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis (co-occurring behavioral health and substance use disorder)

Accredited by The Joint Commission, our program offers hospital-based inpatient care, and hospital-based outpatient care, psychiatric evaluation, and crisis intervention. We provide the appropriate level of care based on each individual’s medical and psychiatric needs.

Program Goals

  • Treating mental illnesses with state-of-the-art therapies and medications along with support and structure
  • Preventing symptom relapse and avoidable hospitalizations
  • Supporting smooth transition from hospital to community services
  • Promoting emotional wellness and functional stability
  • Enhancing each person's quality of life
  • Engaging the patient’s family and social support system

A Compassionate & Committed Clinical Team

Our seasoned treatment team is composed of psychiatrists, physician consultants, registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses, licensed clinical social workers, licensed psychiatric technicians, mental health counselors, occupational therapists, nutritionists, and other allied health professionals. All these experts collaborate to integrate each patient’s personal goals into a treatment process that focuses on skill building, recovery, and wellness.

Department of Behavioral Health