Behavioral Health


We welcome you to San Benito County Behavioral Health. We provide specialty mental health services for people who live in San Benito County, including those who are eligible for Medi-Cal.  We also offer assistance with substance abuse. As your mental health services plan, we have specific goals.

These are to:
– Improve access to mental health care.
– Work with you and other health care providers to arrange for quality care for you.
– Be sensitive to each client’s needs. As your substance abuse services plan, we have specific goals. These are to:
– Advise and assist with preventative measures.
– Provide treatment methods to overcome substance abuse. As the participant, you also have specific responsibilities: These are to
– Work with our staff to choose the best staff member for you.
– Keep you appointments as scheduled.
– Call if you are unable to keep your appointment because of an unexpected event.
– Work on treatment goals with your therapist and doctor.


Phone:  (831) 636-4020

Fax:  (831) 636-4025

1131 San Felipe Road, Hollister, CA 95023

Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (various groups meet until 8 PM. Crisis response is 24/7)

Director:  Alan Yamamoto

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Mental Health Services Act
San Benito MHSA FY 16-17 Annual Update FINAL FOR POSTING 04-13-17

San Benito MHSA FY 15-16 Annual Update FINAL AS POSTED 06-05-15



MHSA Plan Update Housing Program FY 13-14

MHSA Annual Plan Update FY 13-14

MHSA Annual Plan Update FY 12-13

MHSA Annual Plan Update FY 11-12

Revised MHSA Annual Update Revised FY 10-11

MHSA Annual Update FY 10-11

Prudent Reserve Request to Dedicate Funds 3/9/2010

Community Services and Supports (CSS) Component
MHSA CSS PEI Annual Update FY 10-11

MHS CSS Plan Update 2009-2010

SBC CSS Plan Update FY 08-09

MHSA CSS Plan Progress Report 2007

SBC CSS Plan 2006

Prevention / Early Intervention (PEI) Component
MHSA PEI Annual Plan Update  and Funding RequestFY 09-10

MHSA PEI Training and Capacity Building Funding Request 2/2010

MHSA PEI Plan FY 08/09

Workforce Education and Training (WET) Component
MHSA WET Plan FY 08-08

Innovation Component Quality Improvement Work Plan          
Quality Improvement Work Plan 2016-2017


Links to San Benito’s county-specific Children and Youth, and Adult MHP Performance Dashboards

Performance Outcomes System Reports August Report

Performance Outcomes System Reports August ADA

Performance Outcomes Adult Specialty Mental Health Services Report

Performance Outcomes Adult Specialty Mental Health Services Report ADA


Drug Medical Organized Deliver System Implementation Plan (DHCS Approved)

San Benito DMC-ODS Implementation Plan Final 12-13-2017