Everyone gets the blues sometimes. But if you feel down more often than not—or your sadness is severe and interfering with your daily life—it’s time to reach out for help.
For more than 50 years, Mills-Peninsula has been a leader in offering community-based mental health services. Our team is uniquely qualified to evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide bipolar disorder and eating disorders. We also offer a specialized program tailored for people who are experiencing both mental health and substance abuse issues (known as dual diagnosis).
As an integral part of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center consistently ranked nationally in the top 5 percent for clinical performance—we are equipped to provide the highest level psychiatric treatment for patients with the most complex behavioral health problems.
Our patients benefit from seamless access to a full spectrum of medical specialists and clinically acclaimed behavioral health services. These include inpatient and outpatient healthcare, internal medicine, physical and occupational therapy, nutrition counseling, neurology and advanced diagnostic imaging. We offer a complete continuum of care for adolescents, adults and seniors who are experiencing psychiatric disorders.
Our qualified and compassionate staff will guide you on the road to recovery and offer proven behavioral health programs to help you return to a normal, active life. Our services feature individualized treatment plans beginning with a thorough assessment by our team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and therapists.
Here’s How to Get Started
- Emergency—If you have an emergency situation, call 911 or go to Psychiatric Emergency Services at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center - Burlingame Campus. This will start the psychiatric emergency evaluation process.
- Non-Emergencies—If the situation is not an emergency, call Mills-Peninsula Medical Center - San Mateo Campus at (650) 696-4666 and request an assessment appointment. Our staff will do their best to accommodate you promptly.
An assessment counselor may recommend immediate hospitalization or may recommend treatment in one of our behavioral health intensive outpatient programs. To schedule an appointment, call (650) 696-4666. For Psychiatric Emergency Services, call (650) 696-5915.