Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
January 29, 2009 For Immediate Release
COUNTY PROVIDES CRISIS MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health provides crisis support and management following tragedies similar to the Wilmington family shootings that took place yesterday, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Department’s ACCESS Center provides phone access to a licensed mental health professional able to provide vital information on services, referrals, dispatch, and crisis and mobile response teams.
The County’s Department of Mental Health’s ACCESS Center’s toll free phone number is (800) 854-7771.