Crisis Care Mobile Units Program Grant

DHCS California Health Care Services; Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program; Crisis Care Mobile Units Program

Introduction to CCMU

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Crisis Care Mobile Units (CCMU) program continues to equip communities in California with behavioral health resources that improve health outcomes and decrease unnecessary use of jails and emergency services.

DHCS has awarded more than $202 million to 78 behavioral health authorities or Tribal entities in order produce or improve mobile crisis response teams in the state of California.

24/7 Crisis Service Hotline Numbers for California Counties

BHCIP Round 1: Crisis Care Mobile Units Dashboard

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CCMU Gallery

MediCAL Mobile Crisis Training and Technical Assistance Center

The CCMU Process Infographic

The above graphic illustrates how CCMU grants give communities the flexibility to supplement existing resources (shown as unallowable costs) paid for by other funding streams.

Map of CCMU Awardees

32,525 Service Requests

In Q1 of 2024, the CCMU Program received a total of 32,525 requests for services across the funded grantee organizations.

Of the total service requests, 78% resulted in the dispatch of a CCMU team in Q1 2024.

78% Dispatch Rate

The CCMU teams responded to 25,274 behavioral health crises in Q1 2024 alone.

25,274 Responses

Impact Stats

Q1 2024 Statistics

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