Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)

Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides emergency assessment and referral for individuals with mental illness who come to the attention of law enforcement through phone calls from community members or in-field law enforcement request for emergency assistance. PERT pairs licensed mental health clinicians with uniformed law enforcement officers/deputies. Clinicians work out of individual law enforcement divisions and respond in the field with their law enforcement partners. The PERT team evaluates the situation, assesses the individual's mental health condition and needs, and, if appropriate, transports individual to a hospital or other treatment center, or referees him/her to a community-based resource or treatment facility.
Geographical AreaServes all areas in San Diego County
Intake ProcedureFor an emergency call 9-1-1
For Non-Emergency, call the local police department in your area (see list below). Caller may request for a PERT Unit, if a Unit is available. Law enforcement has to dispatched the PERT Unit. ***Non-emergency Police Department Phone Numbers:
(619) 531-2000 San Diego Police Department
(858) 565-5200 County San Diego Sheriff Department
(619) 522-7350 Coronado Police Department
(619) 336-4411 National City Police Department
(619) 579-3311 El Cajon Police Department
(619) 667-1400 La Mesa Police Department
(619) 691-5151 Chula Vista Police Department
(760) 435-4900 Oceanside Police Department
(760) 839-4722 Escondido Police Department
(760) 931-2197 Carlsbad Police Department
Intake Requirements- Please know that there is a limited amount of PERT Team Members. They work certain hours per week at different jurisdictions throughout San Diego County.
Helpful TipsPERT is available in most areas of San Diego County.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationDisabled - Mentally
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityNo restrictions.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees
Insurance AcceptedNo
 
Availability
Hours of Operation PERT TEAM: 6:00 am-Midnight 7 days a week
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Contact Information
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Physical Site Address 1 Call for location.
Mailing Address 1 P.O BOX 421141
Mailing City, State, Zip San Diego, CA 92142
Mail Attention To PERT (Administration Office)
Main Phone 9-1-1 EMERGENCY SITUATION
 
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date04/05/2016
County Entity/County Funding SourceCounty Mental Health
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)
Affiliated Program: Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)
This Service: Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: In Person Crisis Intervention (RP-1500.3300)
Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams (RP-1500.3400-650)