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Announcement: On April 16th, 2021, Salt Lake County's Division of Behavioral Health Services will be issuing its Request for Applications (RFA) for the Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) contract. The deadline to submit an application is May 28th, 2021. For directions on how to apply, please see the information found under the Bid Process for Treatment Providers page. 

During the COVID-19 outbreak, the Division is committed to providing continued access to behavioral health services.

To limit the spread of COVID-19, staff at the county government center have begun working remotely, but mental health and substance use disorder services can still be received through county contracted providers.  Please contact these programs directly for the most recent guidelines on accessing services.  Optum Salt Lake County continues to manage the county’s Medicaid plan and can be reached at 1-877-370-8953. 

If you are experiencing anxiety or stress related to COVID-19, the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute’s (UNI) Warm Line is available at 801-587-1055 9am – 10pm; TDD/TY: 711.  If you are experiencing a mental health crisis related to COVID-19, UNI’s Crisis Line is available at 801-587-3000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.