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Crisis resources

24 Hour Crisis Line:
(801) 587-3000
TTY 711 
Assists individuals who may be experiencing a crisis to access support and services as quickly as possible. Serves all of Salt Lake County 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

MCOT (Mobile Crisis Outreach Team):    
Teams assist and support individuals dealing with a mental health crisis by going to the individual wherever they are in Salt Lake County. Accessed through the Crisis Line.

(801) 587-1055

Phone line open 365 days a year from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Provides a friendly and understanding person for those who need someone to talk to and enables individuals with a mental health challenge to talk to a peer about issues they are facing in their lives.


As the administrator of the Medicaid Behavioral Health funds for Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Health, Optum SLCo works to partner with providers to provide a continuum of services for Medicaid Members. 

The information we offer on this site will support providers in assisting clients and their families.

Frequently used reference materials and links include Provider Training information, client forms, manuals, and other important resources are found here, below:

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The Optum Level of Care Guidelines are designed to ensure that individuals are receiving mental health services at a level applicable to their need.  You will find details on all levels of care.  If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact Optum SLCo at 1-877-370-8953.  Level of Care Guidelines and other policies and manuals can be accessed at our partner site Provider Expressopens in a new window 

Outcome Questionnaire/Youth Outcome Questionnaire reporting (OQ/YOQ)

The OQ/YOQ is a tool designed to support treatment planning and a therapeutic focus for clients.  The OQ / YOQ measures are to be administered at intake and every 30 days during treatment. The State of Utah requires it’s use. Optum SLCo partners with Salt Lake County Division of Behavioral Health Services and OQ Measures to make the OQ/YOQ available to all providers at no cost.  If you have questions regarding access to the OQ/YOQ, please contact the Optum SLCo Compliance Manager at 1-877-370-8953.


"Please be reminded that it is your responsibility to validate if a consumer is Medicaid eligible through the Utah State Medicaid Office. The eligibility "look up" feature through ProviderConnect is not currently available to validate eligibility. We hope to have the connection made in the near future."

Authorized users of ProviderConnectopens in a new window  can access their site for additional information.

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