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Adults

Debbie Innes-GombergDebbie Innes-Gomberg, Ph.D.
Deputy Director

Welcome to the Adult System of Care Page

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health provides an array of mental health and supportive services for clients, between the ages of 26 and 59, who live with serious mental illness. Mental health services are available through directly operated and contract agencies throughout the County.

The Recovery Model is the framework for all adult services and is based on the belief that adults diagnosed with a mental illness can lead productive lives by seeking and maintaining meaningful relationships through employment, education, or volunteer work, and participating fully in their community.

As a result of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), additional services are available to create a full continuum of care for clients with a different level of mental health needs and recovery goals. Current Adult MHSA programs include Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) services, intensive services such as Full Service Partnerships (FSP) and Field Capable Clinical Services (FCCS), recovery focused Wellness Centers, Path and Client Run Services that are designed to support clients who are in later stages of recovery. Through MHSA, ASOC also provides specialty services to our Veterans through the Veterans and Loved Ones Recovery (VALOR) program.

Services typically provided in these agencies are: assessment, therapy, medication, case management/brokerage, crisis intervention, and other supportive services related to housing and employment. These services are intended to reduce psychiatric symptoms, increase independent functioning and self-reliance so that individuals can achieve the fullest and most productive life.

If you need immediate assistance or need to find services in your area, please contact Adult System of Care O.D. Line at (213) 738-2868 between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. After hours you can call the Access Center 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-854-7771.

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Contacts
Need assistance accessing an Adult Full Service Partnership Program Services? The following is a listing of Service Area (SA) Navigators who can assist you:

Service Area Navigator List

Adult Full Service Partnership:

For questions about final authorizations for enrollment in an Adult Full Service Partnership Program please contact:

Dennis Griffin
Mental Health Clinical Program Manager I
Phone: (213) 738 - 4620
Fax: (213) 427 - 6178

Field Capable Clinical Services (FCCS) Program:

For questions about Field Capable Clinical Services (FCCS) Program please contact:

Dennis Griffin
Mental Health Clinical Program Manager I
Phone: (213) 738 - 4620
Fax: (213) 427 - 6178

Adult Field Capable Clinical Services (FCCS) Guidelines

Wellness and Client-Run Centers

For questions about Wellness Centers and Client-Run Centers please contact:

Victoria Lee, PhD
Supervising Psychologist
Phone: (213) 738 - 2901
Fax: (213) 381 - 5497

Countywide Program Head:
Scott Hanada, LCSW
Clinical Program Head
Phone: (213) 738 - 6120
Fax: (213) 381 - 5497

Veteran's Mental Health Programs

Homeless Outreach Coordinator:
Chris Tower
Mental Health Services Coordinator
Phone: (213) 351-7208
Fax: (213) 381-5497

Countywide Program Head:
Carl McKnight, Psy. D.
Phone: (213) 351-2901
Fax: (213) 381-5497

Prevention and Early Intervention Services

Implementation & Suicide Prevention

Victoria Lee, PhD
Supervising Psychologist
Phone: (213) 738-2901
Fax: (213) 381 - 5497

Countywide Program Head:
Scott Hanada, LCSW
Clinical Program Head
Phone: (213) 738-6120
Fax: (213) 381 - 5497