Patients' Rights Advocacy Directory

Patients' Rights Advocacy Directory

 

Patients' Rights Advocacy Directory

Advocacy Lead Team of COPR

Michele Mudgett – Director
Michael Kelley – Unit Manager – Esq
Daniel Wagoner- Supervising Advocate Specialist  - (County Operations – ASH)
Erica Edwards - Supervising Advocate Specialist (NSH / CSH)
Griselda Alvarez – Office Manager
Paula McCord-Watier – Patients’ Rights Specialist (Appeals, DOR, Mentor)
Rayann Smith – Executive Assistant

1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Main Line: (916) 504-5810
E-Fax: (916) 504-5811

Direct Extensions and Email Addresses
(916) 504-5994 – Michele.Mudgett@disabilityrightsca.org 
(559) 476-2012 – Daniel.Wagoner@disabilityrightsca.org  
(916) 504-5920 – Michael.Kelley@disabilityrightsca.org
(916) 504-5995 – Griselda.Alvarez@disabilityrightsca.org 
(916) 504-5870 – Paula.McCord-Watier@disabilityrightsca.org 
(916) 504-5992 – Rayann.Smith@disabilityrightsca.org

DSH – ATASCADERO STATE HOSPITAL

Daniel Wagoner, Supervising Advocate Specialist
Manuel Campos, Patients' Rights Advocate
Laurie Lockhart, Patients' Rights Advocate
Kathy Kalem, Associate Patients' Rights Advocate 

10333 El Camino Real, Residence 8
P.O. Box 7001 (mailing address)
Atascadero, CA 93423-7001
Main Line: 1-805-468-2165
E-Fax: 1-916-678-5391

Extensions and Email Addresses:
(559) 476-2012 – Daniel.Wagoner@disabilityrightsca.org 
(805) 468-2601 – Lucas.Campos@disabilityrightsca.org 
(805) 468-3031 – Kathy.Kalem@disabilityrightsca.org
(805) 468-2165 – Laurie.Lockhart@disabilityrightsca.org

 

DSH – Atascadero

Jason Black, Executive Director
(805) 468-2000 – Phone
(805) 466-6011 – Fax

DSH – COALINGA STATE HOSPITAL

Erica Edwards – Supervising Advocate Specialist
Jode Keasler – Patients' Rights Advocate
Garrett Stipe – Patients’ Rights Advocate
Stephany Borja – Patients’ Rights Advocate
Melina Llamas – Assistant Patients' Rights Advocate

24511 West Jayne Avenue
P.O. Box 5000 (mailing address)
Coalinga, CA 93210-5000
Main Line: 1-559-934-3860
E-Fax: 1-916-678-5392

Extensions and Email Addresses

(916) 504-5864 – Erica.Edwards@disabilityrightsca.org
(559) 476-2017 – Jode.Keasler@disabilityrightsca.org
(559) 476-2027 – Garrett.Stipe@disabilityrightsca.org
(559) 476-2030 – Stephany.Borja@disabilityrightsca.org
(916) 504-5863 – Melina.Llamas@disabilityrightsca.org

DSH – Coalinga State Hospital

Brandon Price, Executive Director
(559) 935-4301 – Phone
(559) 935-7118 – Fax

DSH – METROPOLITAN STATE HOSPITAL

Daniel Wagoner – Supervising Advocate Specialist
Warren Rogers – Patients' Rights Advocate

11401 S. Bloomfield Avenue
Norwalk, CA 90650
Main Line: 1-562-651-2225
E-Fax: 1-916-678-5393
Toll Free: 1-888-736-2225 (Client Line)

Direct Extensions and Email Addresses
(559) 476-2012 – Daniel.Wagoner@disabilityrightsca.org
(562) 651-2225 – Warren.Rogers@disabilityrightsca.org

DSH – Metropolitan State Hospital

Dr. Michael Barsom, Executive Director
(562) 651-2245 – Phone
(562) 929-3131 – Fax

DSH – NAPA STATE HOSPITAL

Erica Edwards, Supervising Advocate Specialist
Victor Alvarez, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Melina Llamas – Assistant Patients’ Rights Advocate 

2100 Napa-Vallejo Hwy.
Napa, CA 94558
Main Line:  1-916-504-5868
E-Fax: 1-916-678-5394
Toll Free: 1-866-438-1125 (Client Line)

Direct Extension and Email Addresses
(916) 504-5864 – Erica.Edwards@disabilityrightsca.org 
(916) 504-5862 – Victor.Alvarez@disabilityrightsca.org 
(916) 504-5863 – Melina.Llamas@disabilityrightsca.org

DSH – Napa State Hospital

Cindy Black, Executive Director
(707) 253-5000 – Phone
(707) 253-5411 – Fax

DSH – PATTON STATE HOSPITAL

Daniel Wagoner – Supervising Advocate Specialist
Jelly Betancourt, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Victoria Virgilio, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Alicia Sanchez – Assistant Patients’ Rights Advocate

3102 E. Highland Avenue
Patton, CA 92369
Main Line: 1-909-425-6097
E-Fax: 1-916-678-5395

Direct Extension and Email Addresses
(916) 504-5920 – Michael.Kelley@disabilityrightsca.org 
(909) 425-6090 – Jelly.Betancourt@disabilityrightsca.org 
(909) 425-6099 – Victoria.Virgilio@disabilityrightsca.org 
(909) 425-6097 – Candy.Guerrero@disabilityrightsca.org

DSH – Patton State Hospital

Janine Wallace, Executive Director
(909) 425-7000 – Phone
(909) 425-6169 – Fax

COUNTY TITLE IX ADVOCACY PROGRAMS & MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

ALAMEDA

Francesca Tenenbaum – Director
Assistant Director: Hazel King
Lead Advocate: Gwen Sharpless
Patients' Rights Advocate: Gerardo Vidal Castaneda, Shaista Hashemi, Narumon Khathong, Christine Lopez, Eva McCrae, Patrick Newman

954 – 60th Street, Ste. 10
Oakland, CA 94608
Phone: (510) 835-2505
Fax: (510) 835-1062
Toll Free (800)734-2504 (Local only)

Email Addresses:
Alameda_ptadvocate@mhaac.org
francesca@mhaac.org
gwen@mhaac.org
narumon@mhaac.org
christine@mhaac.org
hazel@mhaac.org
patrick@mhaac.org
shaista@mhaac.org

ALAMEDA MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Carol Burton, MSW, Interim BH Deputy Director 
Alameda County Behavioral Care Services

2000 Embarcadero Cove, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94606
Phone: (510) 567-8100
Fax: (510) 567-8180
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): 1-800-491-9099

ALPINE COUNTY

Wendy Hayward, Patients' Rights Advocate 
Auburn Counseling Services - contractor

18661 N. Cherry Creek Rd
Grass Valley Ca 95949
Phone: (530) 263-6705
Email: Wendy@wendyhayward.com

ALPINE MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Gail St. James, LMFT, Behavioral Health Services Director
Alpine County Behavioral Health Services

75 C Diamond Valley Road
Markleeville, CA 96120-9512
Phone: (530) 694-1816
Toll Free (800) 318-8212
Fax: (530) 694-2387
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): 800-491-9099

AMADOR COUNTY

Trina Ozier, Patients' Rights Advocate
Bobbie Harrison, Patients’ Rights Advocate

10354 Argonaut Lane
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-1956
Fax: (209) 223-1985
Email: Tozier@norcalmha.org
bharrison@norcalmha.org

AMADOR COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Melissa Cranfill, LCSW, Behavioral Health Director 
10877 Conductor Blvd., Ste. #300
Sutter Creek, CA 95685

Phone: (209) 223-6412
Toll Free (888) 310-6555
Fax: (209) 223-3460
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (209) 223-2600

BERKELEY CITY

Francesca Tenenbaum, Director
Lead Advocate: Gwendolyn Sharpless
Advocacy Coordinator: Hazel King
Patients' Rights Advocate: Jacob Bronson, Shaista Hashemi, Narumon Khathong, Christine Lopes, Eva McRae, Patrick Newman, Walter Servius 

Patients' Rights Advocacy Program
954 60th Street, Suite 10
Oakland, CA 94608
Phone: (510) 835-2505
Toll Free: (800) 734-2504 (local only)
Fax: (510) 835-1062
Email: acpra@mhaac.org

BERKELEY CITY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Steven Grolnic-McClurg, Mental Health Director 

2640 Martin Luther King Jr.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 981-5270
Fax: (510) 981-5235
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (510) 849-2212

BUTTE COUNTY

Alyssa Reilley, Patients’ Rights Advocate

Butte County Department of Behavioral Health
1196 East Lassen Ave., Ste 130,
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: (530) 343-1743 or Toll Free (800) 497-1445
Fax: (530) 879-3932
Email: AReilley@buttecounty.net

 

BUTTE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Scott Kennelly, LCSW, Behavioral Health Director

3217 Cohasset Rd.
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 891-2850
Fax: (530) 895-6549
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (530) 891-2810
Toll Free (800) 334-6622

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Kaybee Alvarado, Patients' Rights Advocate 

Calaveras County Mental Health
Government Center, Dept. 52
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone: (209) 754-6768
Fax: (209) 754-6534
Email: KAlvarado@co.calaveras.ca.us

CALAVERAS COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARMENT

Sam Leach, Director of Health & Human Services 

Government Center, Dept. 127
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, 95249
Phone: (209) 754-6525
Fax; (209) 754-6597
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (209) 754-3239
Toll Free (800) 499-3030

COLUSA COUNTY

Cindy Pilaczynski, Patients' Rights Advocate 
162 East Carson Street
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: (530) 458-0530
Email: pra@countyofcolusa.com

COLUSA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Terrance Rooney, Phd., Director
162 East Carson Street, Suite A
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: (530) 458-0520
Fax: (530) 458-7751

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Meghan Stanton, Executive Director
Bernadette Banks, Program Director
Patients' Rights Advocates: Tishara Jack, Jocelyn Orellana

Consumers Self Help Center – Office of Patients’ Rights
1350 Arnold Drive, Ste 203
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: (925) 293-4942
Fax: (925) 387-0968
Email: mstanton@consumerselfhelp.org bbanks@consumersselfhelp.org
tjack@consumersselfhelp.org
jorellana@consumersselfhelp.org

CONTRA COSTA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Matthew Luu, Deputy Director
1340 Arnold Drive, Ste. 200
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: (925) 957-5150
Fax: (925) 957-5217
Fax: 805-884-7219
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (925) 646-2800

DEL NORTE COUNTY

Sheyanne Hogan, Acting PRA, Program Mgr.

Del Notre County Community Mental Health
455 K Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 464-7224, ext. 2853
Email:  Shogan@co.del-notre.ca.us 

DEL NORTE COUNTY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

Heather Snow, Behavioral Health Director
880 Northcrest Drive
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 464-7224
Fax: (707) 465-4272
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (707) 464-7224
Toll Free (888) 446-4408

EL DORADO COUNTY

Christina Hammel, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Ren Strong, Patients' Rights Advocate

El Dorado County Mental Health
768 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 201
Diamond Springs, CA 95619
Phone: (530) 621-6183
Fax: (530) 303-1526
Email: christina.hammel@edcgov.us
patientrightsadvocate@edcgov.us

EL DORADO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Nicole Ebrahimi-Nuyken, LMFT, Behavioral Health Director
768 Pleasant Valley Road, Ste 201
Diamond Springs, CA 95619
Phone: (530) 621-6545
Fax: (530) 295-2565
Email: Nicole.ebrahimi-nuyken@edcgov.us
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (530) 622-3345
SLT Crisis (530) 544-2219

FRESNO COUNTY

Stan Lum, Supervising Patients' Rights Advocate
Jessica Franco, Patients' Rights Advocate
Charity Tokash, Patients’ Rights Advocate

Mental Health Patients' Rights Advocate Program
1357 W. Shaw Avenue, Ste. 101
Fresno, CA 93711
Phone: (559) 492-1652FRESNO COUNTY
Fax: (559) 492-3808
Email: slum@mhpraprogram.comcastbiz.net
jfranco@mhpraprogram.comcastbiz.net
ctokash@mhpraprogram.comcastbiz.net

FRESNO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Dawan Utecht, Mental Health Director 
4441 E. Kings Canyon
Fresno, CA 93703
Phone: (559) 600-9180
Fax: (559) 600-7674
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (559) 453-4085
Toll Free (800) 654-3937

GLENN COUNTY

Marcy Reese, PHN, Patients' Rights Advocate 
Glenn County Public Health
Willows, CA 95988
Phone: (530) 934-6588
Fax: (530) 934-6463
Email: mreese@countyofglenn.net

GLENN COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Amy Lindsey, Mental Health Director & ADP Admin 
242 N. Villa Ave.
Willows, CA 95988
Phone: (530) 934-6582
Fax: (530) 934-6592
County Crisis Intervention (24) Toll Free (800) 507-3530

HUMBOLDT COUNTY

Melody Beltz, Patients' Rights Advocate 
Humboldt County Mental Health Services
720 Wood St.
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: 707-268-2995
Fax 707-441-3714
Email: mbeltz@co.humboldt.ca.us

HUMBOLDT COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Emi Botzer-Rodgers, MFT, Mental Health Director 
720 Wood Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707) 268-2990
Fax: (707) 476-4049
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (707) 445-7715
Toll Free (888) 849-5728

IMPERIAL COUNTY

Claudia Quintanilla, Patients' Rights Advocate
Imperial County Behavioral Health
202 North 8th Street
El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: (442) 265-1561
Toll Free (800) 817-5292
Fax: (442) 265-1583
Email: claudiaquintanilla@co.imperial.ca.us  

IMPERIAL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Leticia Plancarte-Garcia, MSW, MPA, Interim Behavioral Health Director
202 North 8th Street
El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: (442) 265-1525
Fax: (442) 265-1637
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (442) 265-1525
Toll Free (800) 817-5292

INYO COUNTY

County of Inyo Mental Health Services
162 J Grove Street
Bishop, CA 93514
Phone: (760) 873-6533
Fax: (760) 873-3277

INYO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Gail Zwier, Ph.D., HHS Deputy Director
& Behavioral Health Director
162 J Grove Street
Bishop, CA 93514
Phone: (760) 873-6533
Fax: (760) 873-3277
County Crisis Intervention: (24 Hours): (760) 873-6533
Toll Free: (800) 841-5011

KERN COUNTY

Courtney Isaac, Supervisor
Eric Moss, Patients' Rights Advocate
Mark Kimmel, Patients' Rights Advocate
Stephanie Odom, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Victor Hinojos, Patients’ Rights Advocate

Mental Health Systems of Care
P.O. Box 1000
Bakersfield, CA 93302
Phone: (844) 360-8250 (661) 635-2990
Fax: (661) 868-6666
Email: CIsaac@kernbhrs.org
EMoss@co.kern.ca.us
mkimmel@co.kern.ca.us
sodom@co.kern.ca.us
VHinojos@kernbhrs.org

KERN COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Stacy Kuwahara, Mental Health Director
3300 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 102
P.O. Box 1000
Bakersfield, CA 93302
Phone: (661) 868-6600
Fax: (661) 868-6847
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 991-5272

KINGS COUNTY

Ruby Soliz, PRA

Kings County Behavioral
450 Kings County Drive, Suite 104
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: (559) 584-6951
Toll Free (866) 701-5464
Fax: (559) 589-6928
Email: ruby.soliz@co.kings.ca.us

KINGS COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Lisa Lewis, PhD., Mental Health Director

1400 W. Lacey Boulevard
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: (559) 582-3211, etc. 2372
Fax: (559) 589-6916
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (800) 655-2553 – (559) 582-4484

LAKE COUNTY

The SmithWaters Group
Patients’ Rights Advocate: Frank SmithWaters, Bill SmithWaters, Jackie Shepherd, Patients’ Rights Advocate, Michell Chisham
3666 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: (707) 501-3298
Fax (916) 469-9351
Email: lakeopr@gmail.com

LAKE COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Todd Metcalf, Interim Behavioral Health Director
6302 13th Avenue / P.O. Box 1024 (mailing)
Lucerne, CA 95458
Phone: (707) 274-9101
Fax: (707) 274-9191
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 900-2075

LASSEN COUNTY

Nicole Lamica, Patients' Rights Advocate
Lassen County Mental Health
720 Richmond Road
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-8322
Toll Free: (888) 334-3390
Fax: (530) 251-5884
Email: nlamica@co.lassen.ca.us

LASSEN COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Tiffany Armstrong, Behavioral Health Director
555 Hospital Lane
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: (530) 251-8108
Fax: (530) 251-8394
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (888) 530-8688

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Martin Hernandez, LCSW, Program Director –

Patients' Rights Office
Los Angeles County
550 S. Vermont Avenue, 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90020-1991
Phone: (213) 738-4888
Toll Free: (800) 700-9996
Fax: (213) 365-2481

Email:
Onyekwere Anyanwu        oanyanwu@dmh.lacounty.gov
Emmanuel Asante        easante@dmh.lacounty.gov
Felicia Bolden            fbolden@dmh.lacounty.gov
Debra Borek            dborek@dmh.lacounty.gov
Theodore Cannady        tcannady@dmh.lacounty.gov
Enrique DeJesus            edejesus@dmh.lacounty.gov
Sonae Domingo            sdomingo@dmh.lacounty.gov
Maureen Edwards-Love    medwardslove@dmh.lacounty.gov
Maria Esquivel            mesquivel@dmh.lacounty.gov
Evelyn Hernandez        ehernandez@dmh.lacounty.gov
Johanna Hopkins        jhopkins@dmh.lacounty.gov
Jeff Johnson            jjohnson@dmh.lacounty.gov
Miriam Kamau            mkamau@dmh.lacounty.gov
Danielle Kelley            dkelley@dmh.lacounty.gov
Deborah Miller            dmiller@dmh.lacounty.gov
Mia Nelson    mnelson@dmh.lacounty.gov
Jacqueline Perez    jperez@dmh.lacounty.gov
Christine Pham    cpham@dmh.lacounty.gov
Jose Reyes    jreyes@dmh.lacounty.gov
Fatemeh Safavi    fsafavi@dmh.lacounty.gov
Stephen Suggs    ssuggs@dmh.lacounty.gov
Liane Tanahara-Chacon    ltanaharachacon@dmh.lacounty.gov
Jose Turcios    jturcios@dmh.lacounty.gov
Charmaine Turner    ceturner@dmh.lacounty.gov
Alex Velazquez    avelazquez@dmh.lacounty.gov
Debbie Wong    dwong@dmh.lacounty.gov

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Jonathan Sherin, PhD., Interim Mental Health Director
550 S. Vermont, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Phone: (213) 738-4601
Fax: (213) 386-1297
Website: www.lacounty.gov
County Crisis Number 24 hours Toll Free (800) 854-7771

MADERA COUNTY

Vacant
117 N. "R" Street
Madera, CA 93637
Phone: (559) 675-7926, ext. 223
Fax: (559) 661-2818
Toll Free (888) 275-9779

MADERA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Dennis P. Koch, MPA, Behavioral Health Director P.O. Box 1288
Madera, CA 93638
Phone: (559) 675-7926
Fax: (559) 675-4999
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (559) 673-3508 or Toll Free (888) 275-9779

MARIN COUNTY

Andrea Little, Patients' Rights Advocate Mental Health Association,
Alameda County
954 60th Street, Suite 10
Oakland, CA 94608
Phone: (415) 473-2960
Email: Andrea@mhaac.org
Patients’ Rights Email: Marinpra@mhaac.org

MARIN COUNTY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Grant Colfax, Mental Health Director
20 N. San Pedro, Suite 2028
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 499-6769
Fax: (415) 499-3791
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (415) 499-6666

MARIPOSA COUNTY Vacant

Mariposa, CA 95338
Phone:
Email:

MARIPOSA COUINTY MENTAL HEALTH

Chevon Kothari, MSW, Mental Health Director
P.O. Box 99
Mariposa, CA 95338
Phone; (209) 966-2000
Fax: (209) 966-8251

County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 549-6741 – (209) 966-7000

MENDOCINO COUNTY

Robin Meloche, Patients' Rights Advocate 
1120 S. Dora Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 472-2332
Fax: (707) 463-5443
Email: melocher@co.mendocino.ca.us

MENDOCINO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Jenine Miller, BH and Recovery Services Director
1120 S. Dora Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 472-2300
Fax: (707) 472-2306
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 555-5906

MERCED COUNTY

Christina S. Kraushar, RN, Patients' Rights Advocate
Merced County Department of Mental Health
300 E. 15th Street / P.O. Box 2087 (mailing)
Merced, CA 95344
Phone: (209) 381-6876
Toll Free (800) 736-5809
Fax: (209) 725-3775
Email: m095@co.merced.ca.us

MERCED COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Yvonnia Brown, MSW, Mental Health Director
P.O. Box 2087 (mailing zip 95344)
Merced, CA 95341
Phone: (209) 381-6813
Fax: (209) 725-3676
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (209) 381-6800 Toll Free (888) 334-0163

MODOC COUNTY

Beverly Wagner, Patients' Rights Advocate 
441 North Main Street
Alturas, CA 96101
Phone: (530) 233-6765
Fax: (530) 233-5754
Email: beverlywagner@gmail.com

MODOC COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Stacy Sphar, RN, BSN, PHN, Interim Director of Health Services Acting Director of Modoc County Local Mental Health Services 
441 North Main Street
Alturas, CA 96101
Phone: (530) 233-6312 
Fax: (530) 233-6339
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 841-5011

MONO COUNTY

Wendy Hayward, Patients' Rights Advocate Auburn Counseling Services- contractor
18661 N. Cherry Creek Rd
Grass Valley Ca 95949
Phone: (530) 263-6705
Email: Wendy@wendyhayward.com

MONO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Robin Roberts, Behavioral Health Director 
P.O. Box 2619
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Phone: (760) 924-7140
Fax: (760) 924-1741
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 841-5011

MONTEREY COUNTY

Perla Calvario, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Monterey County Behavioral Health Department
1270 Natividad Road
Salinas, CA 93906
Phone: (831) 755-4518
Toll Free (866) 908-4375
Fax: (831) 769-8639
Email: calvariop@co.monterey.ca.us

MONTEREY COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Amie Miller, PsyD, MFT, Behavioral Health Director 
1270 Natividad Road
Salinas, CA 93906
Phone: (831) 755-4540
Fax: (831) 424-9808
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (831) 755-4111 Page "Crisis Team"

NAPA COUNTY

The SmithWaters Group
Patients’ Rights Advocates: Frank SmithWaters, Jackie Shepherd, Mellony Torres
3666 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: (707) 501-3298
Fax (916) 469-9351
Email: napaopr@gmail.com

NAPA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

Jim Diel, Interim Director
2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Bldg. A,
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: (707) 299-9101
Fax: (707) 253-6172
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (707) 253-4711 or Toll Free (800) 648-8650

NEVADA COUNTY

Wendy Hayward, Patients' Rights Advocate Nevada County Behavioral Health
500 Crown Point Circle, Ste. 120
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone: (530) 470-2722
Fax: (530) 470-2459
Email: wendy.hayward@co.nevada.ca.us

NEVADA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Phebe Bell, Interim Behavioral Health Director
500 Crown Point Circle, Ste. 120
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone: (530) 265-1437
Fax: (530) 271-0257 County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (530) 265-5811

ORANGE COUNTY

Annette Tran, LCSW, Service Chief II
Gerry Aguirre, Service Chief I
Patients' Rights Advocates: Paula Bishop - LMFT, Esmeralda Carroll, Patricia Hikida LMFT, JD
Office Support: Josie Luevano

Health Care Agency / Behavioral Health Services
405 W. Fifth Street, Ste. 477
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Business Phone: (714) 834-5647
TDD: (714) 796-0376
Toll Free (800) 668-4240
Fax: (714) 834-5576
Email: anntran@ochca.com
ecarroll@ochca.com
pbishop@ochca.com
phikida@ochca.com
jluevano@ochca.com

PCH Advocates: Kay Hough MHA Director
Michael Lopez, Naijwa Lewis, Caroline Nguyen
Phone: (714) 668-1530

ORANGE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT Vacant 

Behavioral Health Director
405 W. Fifth Street, Ste. 726
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 834-6023 
Fax (714) 834-5506
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (714) 834-6900

PLACER COUNTY

Lisa Long, Patients' Rights Advocate Placer County ASOC
101 Cirby Hills Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
Phone: (916) 787-8979
Fax: (916) 787-8857
Email: llong@placer.ca.gov

PLACER COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Amy Ellis, MFT, Mental Health Director
11512 B Avenue, DeWitt Center
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 889-7240 
Fax: (530) 889-7275
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (916) 787-8860 or Toll Free (800) 886-5401

PLUMAS COUNTY

Elizabeth McCallister, Patients' Rights Advocate 
116 Circle Drive, #32
Quincy, CA 95971
Phone: (530) 616-1638
Email: PCBHpatiensrights@gmail.com

PLUMAS COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Tony Hobson, PhD, Behavioral Health Director
270 County Hospital Lane, Ste. 109
Quincy, CA 95971
Phone: (530) 283-6307
Toll Free (800) 757-7898
Fax: (530) 283-6045
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (530) 283-6307 or Toll Free (800) 757-7898

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Ann Venegas, Supervising Patients’ Rights Advocate
Patients' Rights Advocates: Denay Dominic, Ann Marie Lo Guinmapang, Laura Nicoletti, Rachele Frogge, Porschia Wong
Elizabeth Mireles, Office Assistant

Department of Mental Health Patients' Rights Program
P.O. Box 7549
Riverside, CA 92513
Phone: (951) 358-4600
Toll Free: (800) 350-0519 
Fax: (951) 358-4581
Email: Avenegas@ruhealth.org
ddominic@ruhealth.org
a.guinmapang@ruhealth.org
LNicoletti@ruhealth.org
emireles@ruhealth.org
RFrogge@ruhealth.org
PorWong@ruhealth.org

RIVERSIDE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Matthew Chang, M.D., Behavioral Health Director
4095 County Circle Drive / P.O. Box 7549 (mailing)
Riverside, CA 92503
Phone: (951) 358-4501
Fax: (951) 358-4513
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 706-7500

SACRAMENTO & YOLO COUNTIES

Meghan Stanton, Executive Director
Kristi Lunardelli, Program Director
Patients' Rights Advocates: Valerie Brand, Chen Chen, Clare Cortright, George Galas, Toby Henry, Larena Houser, Sarah Jimenez, Shaina Valerio

Office of Patients' Rights
1851 Heritage Lane, Ste. 187
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 333-3800
Fax: (916) 550-1777
Yolo County Only Phone: (877) 965-6772
Email: mstanton@consumersselfhelp.org
ggalas@consumersselfhelp.org
vbrand@consumersselfhelp.org
ccortright@consumersselp.org
thenry@consumersselfhelp.org
lhouser@consumersselfhelp.org
sjimenz@consumersselfhelp.org
klunardelli@consumersselfhelp.org
svalerio@consumersselfhelp.org
cchen@consumersselfhelp.org

SACRAMENTO COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Ryan Quist, Deputy Director
7001 – A East Parkway, Ste. 400
Sacramento, CA 95823
Phone: (916) 875-7070 
Fax: (916) 875-6970
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (916) 732-3637 or Toll Free (888) 881-4881

YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Karen Larsen, LMFT, Mental Director
137 N. Cottonwood Street, Ste. 2500
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8516 
Fax: (530) 666-8633
County Crisis Intervention (888) 965-6647

SAN BENITO COUNTY

Kathleen Johnson, Executive Director
George Carvahlo, Patients' Rights Advocate
Advocacy, Inc. - 5274 Scotts Valley Drive, Ste. 203
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Phone: (831) 636-1638 – (831) 429-1913
Fax: (831) 429-9102
Email: patientrights@baymoon.co

SAN BENITO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Alan Yamamoto, LCSW, Mental Health Department
1131 San Felipe Road
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 636-4020 
Fax: (831) 636-4025
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (831) 636-4020 or Toll Free (888) 636-4020

SAN BERNARDINO

Merida Saracho, Chief Patients' Rights Advocate
Patients' Rights Advocates: Jose Barboza, Sally Mitchell, Athanase Pavlidis, Karen Proctor, Gavina Urena
Peer & Family Advocate for Patients' Rights: Rachel Cierpich
San Bernardino County Patients' Rights Office
850 W. Foothill Blvd., #E-139
San Bernardino, CA 92376
Phone: (909) 421-4657 
Toll Free (800) 440-2391 
Fax: (909) 421-9258
Email: msaracho@dbh.sbcounty.gov
jbarboza@dbh.sbcounty.gov
smitchell@dbh.sbcounty.gov
apavlidis@dbh.sbcounty.gov
kproctor@dbc.sbcounty.gov
gurena@dbh.sbcounty.gov

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

Veronica Kelley, Behavioral Health Director
303 E. Vanderbilt Way, Suite 400
San Bernardino, CA 92415
Phone: (909) 388-0435
Fax: (909) 890-0435
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (888) 743-1478

SAN DIEGO COUNTY (acute inpatient)

Mike Phillips, Esq., Director
Lauren Wong, Patients’ Rights Supervisor
Patients' Rights Advocates: Yasmeen Farhat, Andrew Fox, Melissa Hall, Lee Laurence, Tammy Little, Jean McDonald, Olivia Ruiz; Dionna Smith, Whitney Wilson, Caitlin Woodruff
Office Manager: Karen Luton – Administrative Assistant: Kate Tratmann

Jewish Family Services of San Diego
8804 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (619) 282-1134 
Toll Free (800) 479-2233 
Fax: (619) 282-4885
Email addresses: mikep@jfssd.org
laurenw@jfssd.org
yasmeenf@jfssd.org
andrewf@jfssd.org
leel@jfssd.org
tammyli@jfssd.org
melissah@jfssd.org
jeanm@jfssd.org
karenl@jfssd.org
oliviar@jfssd.org
Dionnas@jfssd.org
katet@jfssd.org
whitneyw@jfssd.org
caitlinw@jfssd.org

General email: pavm@jfssd.org

SAN DIEGO COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

Luke Bergmann, Behavioral Health Director
P.O. Box 85524
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: (619) 563-2711 
Fax: (619) 581-5081
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 479-3339

SAN DIEGO COUNTY (outpatient long term care)

Gregory Knoll, Executive Director
Paula Barron, Physical Health Program Manager
Carol Neidenberg, Program Manager
Vicky Betancourt, Administrative Assistant
Senior Health Attorneys: Jack Dailey
Staff Attorneys: Dara Heffler, Ramisi Sukumu
Consumer Advocates: Norma Adame, Miriam Cuperman, Michelle Kohler, Meli Llamas, Kim May, Ana Miranda, MaryJo O'Brien, Maria Regan, Dannette Ruiz, Gissela Topete Outreach Coordinator, Ana Lozano
Medicare Part D & IHAP Project: Project Specialist, Kristi Evans,
Admin Clerk: Vanessa Sanchez
Scripps (Medical-Legal Partnership) Project: Project Specialist, Haydee Quintanilla & Consumer Advocate: Yessica Sandoval
San Diego County (outpatient long term care) Continued
Kaiser (Homebound Senior Outreach Project): Jessica Roadman

Consumer Center for Health Education & Advocacy
1764 San Diego Avenue, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92110
Toll Free 1-877-734-3258
Fax: (619) 471-2782
Email Addresses:
Norma Adame normaa@cchea.org
Paula Barron-Ruiz paulab@cchea.org
Vicky Betancourt vickyb@cchea.org
Miriam Cuperman miriamc@cchea.org
Jack Dailey jackd@cchea.org
Kristi Evans kristie@cchea.org
Dara Heffler darah@cchea.org
Gregory Knoll gregoryk@cchea.org
Michelle Kohler michellek@cchea.org
Meli Llamas melil@cchea.org
Ana Lozano anal@cchea.org
Kim May kimm@cchea.org
Ana Miranda anam@cchea.org
Carol Neidenberg caroln@cchea.org
Mary Jo O'Brien maryo@cchea.org
Haydee Quintanilla haydeeq@cchea.org
Maria Regan mariar@cchea.org
Jessica Roadman jessicar@cchea.org
Dannette Ruiz dannetter@cchea.org
Vanessa Sanchez vanessas@cchea.org
Yessica Sandoval yessicas@cchea.org
Ramisi Sukumu ramisis@cchea.org
Gissela Topete gisselat@cchea.org

SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION

Luke Bergmann, PhD., Behavioral Health Director
P.O. Box 85524
San Diego, CA 92186-5524
Phone: (619) 563-2711 
Fax: (619) 581-5081
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 479-3339

SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

Patients' Rights Advocates: Sheryl Abbeduto, Fancher Larson, Sr., Jim McWilliams, Meredith Hardesty
Robert Marquez, Director

San Francisco Mental Health Clients' Rights Advocates
1663 Mission Street, Ste. 310
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 552-8100 
Toll Free (800) 729-7727 
Fax: (415) 552-8109
Email Address: sheryla@sonic.net
flarson@sonic.net
jmcwilliams@sonic.net
rmarquez@sonic.net
mhardesty@sonic.net

SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Irene Sung, MD, Acting Director BH Services
1380 Howard Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 255-3400
Fax: (415) 503-4745 County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (415) 781-0500

SAN JOAQUIN

George Galas, Patients’ Rights Advocate 
Consumers Self Help Center
1212 North California Street
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-8676
Fax: (209) 468-2399
Email: ggalas@consumersselfhelp.org

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARMENT

Anthony Vartan, Behavioral Health Director
1212 North California Street
Stockton, CA 95202

Phone: (209) 468-8750
Fax: (209) 468-2399
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (209) 468-8686

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

Claudia Lopez, Patients' Rights Advocate
San Luis Obispo County Mental Health Department
2178 Johnson Avenue, 2nd Floor
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Phone: (805) 781-4738
Fax: (805) 781-1232
Email: cblopez@co.slo.ca.us

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Anne Robin, LMFT, Behavioral Health Administrator
2178 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone: (805) 781-4700
Fax: (805) 781-1273
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (800) 838-1381

SAN MATEO COUNTY

Francesca Tenenbaum, Director
Patients' Rights Advocates: Cary Chung, Marshall Gonzalo, Matthew Alivio

San Mateo County Office of Patients' Rights
900 Veterans Blvd., #330
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 341-1889
Toll Free (800) 497-1889 
Fax: (650) 341-7876
Email: smateopra@hotmail.com
rachel@mhaac.org
matthew@mhaac.org

SAN MATEO BEHVORIAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY SERVICES

David Young, Phd, MPH, Behavioral Health Director

225 37th Avenue, Suite 320
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (650) 573-3609
Fax: (650) 573-2851
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (888) 868-1649

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

Kay Kizer-Waldo, Patients' Rights Advocate
Enrique Bautista, Patients' Rights Advocate

315 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone: (805) 681-4735
Fax: (805) 681-5224
Email: kjeffer@co.santa-barbara.ca.us
ebautista@co.santa-barbara.ca.us

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ALCOHOL, DRUG MH SERVICES

Alice Gleghorn, Phd, AD/MH Director

300 North San Antonio Rd., Bldg. 3
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone: (805) 681-5233
Fax: (805) 681-5262
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (888) 868-1649

SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Directing Attorney: Hilary Armstrong
Supervising Attorney: Sarah Webb
Staff Attorneys: Megan Wheelehan, Camille Nguyen
Patients’ Rights Advocate: Kawai Daugherty, Jalyn Mitchell, Jeanelly Orozco Alcala, Melanie Roland
Jesuit Volunteer: Preston Reisig
Peer Mentor: Sarah Hersh
Intake: Jazmin Garcia, Christine Nguyen

Mental Health Advocacy Project
4 North 2nd Street, Suite 1300
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 294-9730 (client)
Fax: (408) 350-1158
Toll Free (800) 248-6427
Email: alisonb@lawfoundation.org
sarah.webb@lawfoundation.org
megan.wheelehan@lawfoundation.org
hilary.armstrong@lawfoundation.org
camille.nguyen@lawfoundation.org
preston.reisig@lawfoundation.org
sarah.hersh@lawfoundation.org
kawai.Daughterty@lawfoundation.org
Jayln.Mitchell@lawfoundation.org
Jeanelly.orozcoalcala@lawfoundation.org
melanie.roland@lawfoundation.org
jazmin.garcia@lawfoundation.org
Christine.nguyen@lawfoundation.org

SANTA CLARA MENTAL DEPARTMENT

Toni Tullys, MPA, Behavioral Health Director

828 South Bascom Avenue, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 855-5782
Fax: (408) 885-5788
County Mental Health Call Center (24 Hours): (800) 704-0900 Suicide and Crisis Services: (408) 279-3312
Emergency Psychiatric Services (408) 885-6100

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Kathleen Johnson, Executive Director George Carvalho, Patients' Rights Advocate Davi Schill, Patients' Rights Advocate

Advocacy Inc.
5274 Scotts Valley Drive, Suite 203
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Phone: (831) 429-1913
Fax: (831) 429-9102
Email: george@advocacy-inc.org
davi@advocacy-inc.org

MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

Erik Riera, EdM, MBA, Behavioral Health Director

P.O. Box 962
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
Phone: (831) 454-4515
Fax: (831) 454-4663
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 952-2335

SHASTA COUNTY

Jill Ward, Patients' Rights Advocate
Nicole Fischer, Patients’ Rights Advocate

2640 Breslauer Way
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5506
Fax: (530) 225-5171
Email: jward@co.shasta.ca.us
nfischer@co.shasta.ca.us

SHASTA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Donnell Ewert, Mental Health Director

P.O. Box 496048
Redding, CA 96049-6048
Phone: (530) 225-5200
Fax: (530) 225-5977

SIERRA COUNTY

Lisa Long, Patients' Rights Advocate

101 Cirby Hills Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
Phone: (530) 886-5419
Fax: (530) 886-5499
Email: llong@placer.ca.gov

SIERRA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Kathryn Hill, LMFT, Mental Health Director

P.O. Box 265
Loyalton, CA 96118
Phone: (530) 993-6700
Fax: (530) 993-6759
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (877) 435-7137

SISKIYOU COUNTY

Wendy Cheula, Patients' Rights Advocate 

2060 Campus Drive
Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: (530) 918-7200
Fax: (530) 918-7211
Email: wcheula@co.siskiyou.ca.us

SISKYOU COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

Sarah Collard, Phd, HHS Director

2060 Campus Drive
Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: (530) 841-4801
Fax (530) 842-4712
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 842-8979

SOLANO COUNTY

Mary Kashani, Patients' Rights Advocate
Cristina Hangman, Patients' Rights Advocate
Melanie Cook, Mental Health Services Manager

355 Tuolumne Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone: (707) 553-5506 – (707) 553-5407 – (530) 553-5592
Email: makashani@solanocounty.com
cehangman@sbcglobal.net
mcook@solanocounty.com
Web Page: www.solanocounty.com

SOLANO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Sandra Sinz, Interim Behavioral Health Director

275 Beck Avenue, MS 5-250
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: (707) 784-8320
Fax: (707) 421-6619
County Crisis Intervention: Toll Free (800) 547-0495 or (707) 428-1131

SONOMA COUNTY

The SmithWaters Group
Patients’ Rights Advocates: Bill Smithwaters, Frank SmithWaters, Jackie Shepherd, Michell Chisham

3666 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: (707) 501-3298
Fax: (916) 706-2446
Email: sonomaopr@gmail.com

SONOMA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Bill Carter, Director

Sonoma County Mental Health
2227 Capricorn Way, Suite
Santa Rosa, CA 95404-1795
Phone: (707) 565-4850
Fax: (707) 565-4892
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free (800) 746-8181 or (707) 576-8181

STANISLAUS COUNTY

Teresa Alvarez, Patients' Rights Advocate
Robyn Grayson, Patients' Rights Advocate
Rocio Ramirez, Patients’ Rights Advocate

Office of Patients' Rights Stanislaus County Behavioral Health
& Recovery Services
800 Scenic Drive
Modesto, CA 95350-6131
Phone: (209) 525-7423
Toll Free (800) 334-0352
Fax: (209) 558-4332
Email: talvarez@stanbhrs.org
rgrayson@stanbhrs.org
rramirez@stanbhrs.org

STANISLAUS COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & RECOVERY SERVICES

Rick DeGette, MA, MFT, Behavioral Health Director

800 Scenic Drive, Bldg. 4
Modesto, CA 95350
Phone: (209) 525-6225
Fax: (209) 558-4326
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (209) 558-4600

SUTTER & YUBA COUNTY

Christine Leonard, Patients' Rights Advocate
Cindy Pilaczynski, Patients’ Rights Advocate

Sutter/Yuba Counties Mental Health
P.O. Box 1694
Yuba City, CA 95992
Phone: (530) 822-7200
Email: christine.leonard.pra@gmail.com cindypilacznyski@gmail.com

SUTTER / YUBA COUNTIES MENTAL HEALTH

Toby Hobson, PhD, Mental Health Director Sutter-/Yuba counties

Mental Health
P.O. Box 1510
Yuba City, CA 95992
Phone: (530) 822-7200
Fax: (530) 741-7108
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (530) 673-8255 or Toll free (888) 923-3800

TEHAMA COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES

Brenda Delgado, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Tabetha O’Quinn, Patients’ Rights Advocate

310 South Main Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone: (530) 528-4923 or (530) 527-2611
Fax: (530) 527-4365
Email: bdelgado@tcdss.org
Toquinn@tcdss.org

TEHAMA COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES AGENCY

Elizabeth (Betsy) Gowan, LMFT, Behavioral Health Director

P.O. Box 400
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone: (530) 527-8491, Ext. 3026
Fax: (530) 527-0232
County Crisis Intervention (24-hours): (530) 527-5637 or 800-240-3208

TRINITY COUNTY

Carol Underwood, Patients' Rights Advocate 
 

P.O. Box 3203
Weaverville, CA 96093
Phone: (530) 623-3508
Fax: (530) 623-3997
Email: carolunderwood1951@yahoo.com

TRINITY COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Connie Cessna-Smith, Behavioral Health Services Director

P.O. Box 1640
Weaverville, CA 96093
Phone: (530) 623-8293
Fax: (530) 623-1447
County Crisis Intervention (24-hours) (530) 623-5708 or Toll Free (888) 624-5820

TULARE COUNTY

Brenda Workman, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Dawn Boland, Patients’ Rights Advocate
520 East Tulare Avenue
Visalia, CA 93277-9394
Phone: (559) 623-0972 or (559) 623-0968
Phone: (800) 905-5597 (Clients' Line)
Fax: (559) 737-4572
Email: bworkman@tularehhsa.org
dboland@tularehhsa.org

TULARE COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Timothy Durick, PsyD., Mental Health Director 
5957 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93277
Phone: (559) 624-7446
Phone: (559) 737-4572
County Crisis Intervention (24-hours) Toll Free (800) 320-1616

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

C’Anne Johnson, Patients' Rights Advocate
88 Bradford Street
Sonora, CA 95370-5297
Phone: (209) 533-6253 – Cell: (209) 469-1122
Fax: (209) 532-8448
Email: cjohnson@ccstockton.org

TUOLUMNE COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Steven Boyack, Behavioral Health Director
105 Hospital Road
Sonora, CA 95370
Phone: (209) 533-6245
Fax: (209) 588-9563
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (209) 533-7000 or Toll Free (800) 630-1130

VENTURA COUNTY

Tina Coates, JD, Client Advocate
4258 Telegraph Road
Ventura, CA 93003-1699
Phone: (805)477-5731
Fax:(805)644-4796
Email: tina.coates@ventura.org

VENTURA COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Dr. Sevet Johnson, Behavioral Health Director
1911 Williams Drive, Suite 200
Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone: (805) 981-6830
Fax: (805) 981-6838
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): Toll Free 866-998-2243

YOLO & SACRAMENTO COUNTIES

Meghan Stanton, Executive Director
Kristi Lunardelli, Program Director
Patients' Rights Advocates: Valerie Brand, Chen Chen, Clare Cortright, George Galas, Toby Henry, Larena Houser, Sarah Jimenez, Shaina Valerio Office of Patients' Rights

1851 Heritage Lane, Ste. 187
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 333-3800
Fax: (916) 550-1777
Yolo County Only Phone: (877) 965-6772
Email: mstanton@consumersselfhelp.org
ggalas@consumersselfhelp.org
vbrand@consumersselfhelp.org
ccortright@consumersselp.org
thenry@consumersselfhelp.org
lhouser@consumersselfhelp.org
sjimenz@consumersselfhelp.org
klunardelli@consumersselfhelp.org
svalerio@consumersselfhelp.org
cchen@consumersselfhelp.org

YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH

Mark Bryan, Director
137 North Cottonwood Street, Suite 2500
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8516
Fax: (530) 666-8294
County Crisis Intervention (24-hours) Toll Free (888) 965-6647

SUTTER / YUBA COUNTY

Christine Leonard, Patients' Rights Advocate
Cindy Pilaczynski, Patients’ Rights Advocate
Sutter/Yuba Counties Mental Health
P.O. Box 1694
Yuba City, CA 95992
Phone: (530) 822-7200
Fax: (530) 674-8636
Email: christine.leonard.pra@gmail.com cindypilaczynski@gmail.com

SUTTER / YUBA COUNTIES MENTAL HEALTH

Toby Hobson, Phd, Mental Health Director 
Sutter-/Yuba counties Mental Health
1966 Live Oak Blvd./P.O. Box 1520
Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 822-7200
Fax: (530) 741-7108
County Crisis Intervention (24 Hours): (530) 673-8255 or Toll free (888) 923-3800 (530) 632-3202

OTHER ADVOCACY PROGRAMS

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS' RIGHTS ADVOCATE (CAMHPRA)

Samuel Jain, CAMHPRA
Mental Health Advocacy Project
152 North 3rd Street, 3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 294-9730
Fax: (408) 350-1158
Email: Samuel.jain@lawfoundation.org
Website: http://camhpra.org

CALIFORNIA MENTAL HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL

Jane Adcock, Executive Director
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS2706/P.O. Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 552-9560
Fax: (916) 319-8030
Email: jane.adcock@cmpc.ca.gov
Website: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/pages/cmhpc_contact_us.aspx

CALIFORNIA NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL (NANAMI (Sacramento Office)

1851 Heritage Lane, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 567-0163
Fax: (916) 567-1757
Email: nami.california@namicalifornia.org
Website: http://www.namicalifornia.org

CALIFORNIA NETWORK OF MENTAL CLIENTS

Sharon Keuhn, Interim Director
2012 – 19th Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: (916) 443-3232
Fax: (916) 443-4089
Toll Free (800) 626-7447

DISABILITY RIGHTS CALIFORNIA

Administration
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (916) 504-5800
Fax: (916) 504-5802

Advocacy Unit
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811-4114
Phone: (916) 504-5800
Fax: (916) 504-5801

Bay Area Legal Advocacy Unit
1330 Broadway, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (510) 267-1200 – Fax: (510) 267-1201

Fresno Satellite Office
567 West Shaw, Suite C-3
Fresno, CA 93704
Phone: (559) 476-2000
Fax: (559) 476-2001

Los Angeles Legal Advocacy Unit
350 South Bixel Street, Suite 290
Los Angeles CA 90017
Phone: (213) 213-8000
Fax: (213) 213-8001

San Diego Legal Advocacy Unit
1111 Sixth Ave., Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 239-7861
Fax: (619) 239-7906

Legislation & Public Information
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone (916) 504-5800
Fax: (916) 504-5802

Peer/ Self Advocacy
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 504-5800
Fax: (916) 504-5806

Office of Clients' Rights Advocacy
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811-4114
Phone: (916) 504-5820
Fax: (916) 504-5821

ADVOCACY RESOURCES

ACLU

Website: www.aclu.org 
Toll Free (800) 572-1092

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA)

330 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800)621-8335
Website: www.ama-assn.org

BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW

1101 15th Street NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005-5002
Phone: (202) 467-5730
TDD (202) 467-4232
Fax: (202) 223-0409
Website: www.bazelon.org

BUREAU OF MEDI-CAL FRAUD & ELDER ABUSE – OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

Attn: Public Inquiry Unit
P.O. Box 944255
Sacramento, CA 95244-4256
Phone: (916) 445-9555
Toll Free (800) 722-0432
Fax: (916) 323-5341
Website: http://ag.ca.gov/bmfea/index.php

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF LPS HEARING OFFICERS (CALPSHO)

P.O. Box 1129
Modesto, CA 95352
Phone: (209) 524-4494
Website: www.lps-hearingofficers.org

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF AGING
OFFICE OF THE STATE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN 

1300 National Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95834-1992
Phone: (916) 419-7500
Fax: (916) 928-2267
Toll Free (800) 231-4024 ("Crisis" Number)
Website: www.aging.ca.gov/programs/obudsman.asp

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH LICENSING & CERTIFICATION- HEADQUARTERS 

P.O. Box 997377, MS 3000
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Phone: (916) 552-8700
TDD: 800-236-9747
Toll Free (800) 236-9747
Website: www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/lnc/pages/lnccontact.aspx

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES

1501 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 464-4430

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF STATE HOSPITALS

Stephanie Clendenin, Acting Director
Office of Human Rights
Natalie Sanders, Chief
1600 9th Street, Room 350B
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-2327
Fax: (916) 653-7212
Website: www.dsh.ca.gov

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF STATE HOSPITALS

DSH-Mental Health Plan Ombudsman Service Jeanette Barajas, Ombudsman
Toll Free (800) 896-4042
TTY (800) 896-2512
Email: ombudsman@dsh.ca.gov

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES

MS 4000
PO Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
Phone: (916) 322-7445
Website: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov 
Shelly Osuna – shelly.osuna@dhcs.ca.gov

FOR POSTERS / HANDBOOKS

Email: patientsrights@dhcs.ca.gov
Website: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Pages/Office-of-Patients-Rights.aspx     

CRIPA - CRIPA is the Act (Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act)

US Dept. of Justice
Special Litigation Section
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, PHB
Washington, D.C. 20530
Toll Free (877) 218-5228
Phone: (202) 514-0212
Fax: (202) 514-6273
Website: https://www.justice.gov/crt

JOINT COMMISSION ON THE ACCREDITATION OF HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS (JCAHO)

One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: (630) 792-5800
Fax: (630) 792-5005
Website: www.jointcommission.org

NATIONAL DISABILITY RIGHTS NETWORK (NDRN)

(formerly NAPAS-National Association of Protection & Advocacy Systems)

900 2nd Street NE, Suite 211
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 408-9514
TDD (202) 408-9521
Fax: (202) 408-9520
Website: https://www.ndrn.org 
Email: info@ndrn.org

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR RIGHTS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY (NARPA)

P.O. Box 855
Huntsville, AL 35801
Website: www.narpa.org

PUBLIC INTEREST CLEARINGHOUSE

433 California Street, Ste 815
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 834-0100
Fax: (415) 834-0202
Website: www.pic.org

Professional Licensing Boards

BOARD OF REGISTERED NURSING

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834-1924
Phone: (916) 322-3350
Website: www.rn.ca.gov

BOARD OF VOCATIONAL NURSES & PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIANS

2535 Capital Oaks Drive, Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95833-2919
Phone: (916) 263-7800
COMPLAINT: (916) 263-7827
Fax: (916) 263-7857 
Website: http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov

MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA

Central Complaint Unit
2005 Evergreen Street, Ste 1200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 263-2382
TDD (916) 263-0935
Fax: (916) 263-2435
Toll free 800-633-2322
Website: http://www.mbc.ca.gov

BOARD OF PHARMACY

1625 N. Market Blvd., N219
Sacramento, CA 95834
PHN: (916) 574-7900
Fax: (916) 574-8618
Website: www.pharmacy.ca.gov

BOARD OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE EXAMINERS

1625 N. Market Blvd.
Suite S200
Sacramento, CA 95834
PHN: (916) 574-7830
Fax: (916) 574-8625
Website: www.bbs.ca.gov