Riverside County PHF


47915 Oasis St.
Indio, California  92201
760-863-8631 FAX

Program Collateral & Information

Essentials At A Glance

Program Type: Acute

To Make Referrals: If you or a family member needs emergency mental health services, you can come to the program at 47915 Oasis St. Indio, CA 92201.

The PHF is connected to the Riverside County Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), which offers a less intensive resource for people who have less intensive needs and where you will receive the first initial assessment. If you would benefit from the more intensive services of the PHF, you will then be referred into the program. Staff at the PHF will do a screening to determine if you are medically stable for admission.

# of Beds: 16 beds

Who We Serve: All individuals will have a medical screening performed by PHF staff to determine if they are medically stable to be admitted. Individuals must be able to take medications and fluids orally, walk without assistance, and have a resting pulse below 100/minute. The following guidelines warrant an evaluation by emergency department personnel for clearance: 

  • Suspected or reported overdose

  • Over age 64

  • Chest pain or difficulty breathing

  • Exhibiting signs of drug or alcohol impairment

Hours of Operation: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

About the Program: The Riverside County Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is a locked acute inpatient program licensed by the State of California for individuals experiencing an acute emergency related to a mental health condition. It is a safe, welcoming, recovery-focused place for adults age 18 and older who are having a mental health emergency to receive intensive mental health and psychiatric treatment services.

Services are provided by professional and paraprofessional staff as per licensing and certification requirements. Admission is voluntary or via Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) 5150, involuntary psychiatric hold. In order to provide quality care to individuals, the individual must be medically stable. 

On average, the PHF clients stay is five to seven days. Individuals are admitted to the PHF from the adjacent crisis stabilization unit (CSU). People who come to the PHF receive a robust treatment program of active therapies and recovery-based services.