County Mental Health Services (Short Doyle)

Short Doyle covers doctor visits and hospital care for people who need psychotropic medication and mental health treatment.  Family size and property will determine annual fee.  You must apply for Medi-Cal, if you qualify.

For more information, please call (800) 854-7771.

Who can get it?

  • Individuals needing mental health care treatment

How much does it cost?

  • No cost for some individuals
  • Annual fee varies depending on family size, resources and income

What is required?

  • Proof of income
  • Verification of resources

What is covered?

  • Doctor and hospital mental health visits
  • Psychotropic medications

Where do I go for care?

  • Some LA County DHS hospitals and clinics
  • For the nearest Short-Doyle approved provider, please call (800) 854-7771

Where do I apply?

  • Any Short-Doyle approved psychiatric facility