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Bayview Crisis Stabilization Unit

Providing Psychiatric Services for the Most Vulnerable

Trauma-Informed – Safe and Supportive – Culturally Competent

The Bayview Crisis Stabilization Unit provides hospital-based emergency behavioral health services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year for individuals 18 years old and older who require a timely response to psychiatric emergencies to prevent decompensation and increase wellbeing.

For further information, contact us at (619) 585-4221

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis please call 911, or call the Access and Crisis Line-Optum San Diego at (888) 724-7240, or dial 988 for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

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Services include:

  • Behavioral Health Urgent Care (Stay up to 24 hours)
  • Behavioral Health Assessment
  • Medication Management and Care
  • Coordination
  • Linkages to Behavioral Health Services
  • CSU accepts PERT referrals

We are a San Diego County contracted program that provides therapeutic care for our patients experiencing a mental health crisis.

Contact Us

The Crisis Stabilization Unit is located on the Bayview Behavioral Health Campus at 330 Moss Street in Chula Vista, and they can be reached by calling (619) 585-4221. Program Manager Sokia Shehee can be reached at, and Assistant Program Manager William Carter Torres can be contacted at

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