PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY SERVICES (PES), 250 Bon Air, Greenbrae, CA 94904. 415-473-6666 x24
Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) is open to all Marin County residents and visitors who are experiencing a mental health crisis, such as suicidal depression or psychotic behavior, that requires immediate attention.
PES clients receive psychiatric evaluations and treatments appropriate for their condition. Sometimes this includes referring clients to local inpatient hospitals for more intensive care.
PES is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
If you are not welcomed and your family member is not given a thorough evaluation:
The Marin County CRISIS CONTINUUM aims to reduce the gaps in service for individuals experiencing behavioral crisis in the community. The continuum offers a breadth of response from prevention to acute crisis intervention services. The Crisis Continuum information sheet explains the Outreach and Engagement, and Transition teams, and the Mobile Crisis team — what they do and how to contact them. Crisis Continuum Explained
Keep a daily journal of symptoms and behaviors for your family member:
Marin General Hospital Emergency Room is a separate entity from Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES.)
Each has their own staff for psychiatric evaluation.
Your family member can be admitted to inpatient care from Marin General Hospital Emergency Room as well as PES.
Provide Emergency Department staff with the same information that you would give the CIT.