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Senior Outpatient Behavioral Health Program

Human Services

Senior Outpatient Behavioral Health Program

Mills-Peninsula Health Services

A day treatment program for persons age 50 or over who are dealing with depression, symptoms of loss, problems of social isolation or substance abuse.


An intensive out-patient behavioral health treatment program designed primarily for seniors who have difficulty coping with such problems as loss of health or spouse, loss of job, isolation, reduced income and status. Each person's economic, physical, social and emotional circumstances are considered in planning appropriate activities. Staff also work with the families to resolve problems that may exist at home. Clients are encouraged to help plan activities and to participate actively. Other services include group therapy, art, music and exercise therapy. A hot meal is provided. The Senior Dual Diagnosis Treatment program is held three days a week, 10 am-2 pm, for individuals age 55 or over with dual diagnosis issues (for example, chemical dependency and depression or bi-polar disorder). The program includes individual, group and family counseling, exercise and physical therapy, assertiveness training, stress reduction and an introduction to Alcoholics Anonymous. Educational presentations are offered on all aspects of substance abuse and codependency. Aftercare is provided. Formerly known as Midpeninsula Health Services, Senior Mental Health Program.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks. Center provides transportation through Redi-Wheels within San Mateo County for those unable to utilize other means.
100 South San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401 37.5931027 -122.3845388 Human Services

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to service. Cash, credit cards, Medicare, military insurance and private insurance accepted.


Seniors with symptoms of depression, loss, social isolation, anxiety, displaying marked changes in eating and sleeping habits, alcohol and/or drug problems and seniors with a dual diagnosis


Age 55 or over

How to Apply:

Apply by phone at Intake Department (650-696-4666).

Service Wait Estimate:

1-3 days.

Service Areas:

  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County