Help is Here


If you or someone you know needs to talk to someone right now, text HOME to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) for a free confidential conversation with a trained counselor 24/7.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, text or call 988.

If this is a medical emergency or if there is immediate danger of harm, call 911 and explain that you need support for a mental health crisis.


Resources for Emotional Support and Well-being

Suicide Prevention Hotline

Suicide Prevention Hotline – If you or someone you know may be struggling with suicidal thoughts, you can call the 800-273-TALK (8255) any time day or night, or chat online.

Domestic Violence Hotline

Domestic Violence Hotline – If you are being abused, call 800-799-SAFE (7233) or text LOVEIS to 22522.

LGBTQ Youth Trevor Project Hotline

LGBTQ Youth Trevor Project Hotline – If you are thinking about harming yourself — get immediate support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential, and 100% free. Call 866-488-7386 or text START to 678678.

Substance Abuse Hotline

Substance Abuse Hotline – SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call 1800-662-4357.

STOMP Out Bullying

STOMP Out Bullying – If you are dealing with bullying, this resource aims to reduce the stress, depression and fear you might be feeling and empower you to make healthy decisions. Live HelpChat Crisis Line is a free and confidential online chat that helps with issues around bullying and cyberbullying and provides support to youth who may be at risk of suicide.

California-Based Programs


HealthRight360 – A San Francisco-based program that provides integrated medical, dental, behavioral health outpatient and residential treatment, re-entry services and operate medical and dental clinics, residential treatment, and transitional housing programs.

CA Government

CA Government – Get medical, food and cash assistance now. MyBenefits CalWIN is the fast, easy way for California residents to get the help they need.


CalHOPE – The CalHOPE warm line connects callers to other people who have persevered through struggles with stress, anxiety, depression — emotions triggered by circumstances and events in everyday life. The peer counselors listen with compassion, provide non-judgmental support and guide you to additional resources that can give hope and help them cope.

CA Youth Crisis Line

CA Youth Crisis Line – Call or text 800-843-5200 to receive help with almost anything from sadness, to dating violence, runaways, help with pregnancy, STDs, bullying, sexual orientation, suicide, legal assistance and transportation.


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