Berkeley mental health crisis team has a phone number and a start date.
Soon, residents will have a new number to call for certain emergencies: 510-948-0075
By Alex N. Gecan
Aug. 17, 2023, 3:26 p.m.
The Specialized Care Unit, Berkeley’s mobile crisis team, finally has a projected start date and a phone number.
The SCU should be able to start taking calls on Sept. 5, the day after Labor Day, according to Samantha Russell, director of crisis services at Bonita House, the nonprofit mental health care organization running the $4.5 million two-year pilot program.
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