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The Behavioral Intervention and Response Team (BIRT) addresses situations involving students who may be experiencing distress or who are perceived to pose a threat to the safety of themselves and/or our students, faculty, and staff.

Submit a BIRT Referral Form

When to Call Campus Police Dispatch

  • When you believe that you or another person is in immediate danger.
  • When you believe that the student is about to harm her/himself.
  • When you believe that the student is out of control and is disrupting the classroom.

Contact campus police at (916) 558-2221.

Text for Help in a Crisis

Crisis Text Line responds to each text with confidential help from a crisis counselor. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States about any type of crisis.

Sacramento County Resources

The following are county-sponsored mental health resources.

Community Resources

The following are private community mental health resources.