Get Help

If you need support, don’t wait. These resources are available 24/7, every day. 

Suicide Prevention Hotline

24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.
Call 1-800-8255

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Hotline

24/7, free information from trusted professionals on drug and alcohol use and misuse.
Call 1-844-0879


County Resources

Alameda County | City of Sacramento| Contra Costa | Marin County | Monterey County | Redwood City | San Mateo County | Sonoma County 


Crisis/Suicide Prevention

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline  
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

  • ☏ Phone: Available 24/7: Text or Call 988 to connect
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California Youth Crisis Line 
The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis.

  • ☏ Phone: Available 24/7: Text or Call (800) 843-5200
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Crisis Text Line  
Crisis Text line provides free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by empowering a community of trained volunteers to support people in their moments of need.

  • ☏ Phone: Available 24/7 Text HOME to 741741
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The Trevor Project Helpline 
24/7 national helpline providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Provides a safe and judgment-free place to talk. Services in English only. Connecting people in need with people who care through the 24-hour Crisis Line and Suicide Prevention Line.

  • ☏ Phone: 24/7 call: (866) 488-7386 OR 24/7 text: 678-678
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Legal Resources

Law Help California  
Find free legal aid programs, information, and forms for California.

LawHelp.Org 
Find free legal aid programs, information, and forms for your state or territory.


Mental Health

LGBT National Help Center Trevor Project Helpline 
The LGBT Youth Talk Line provides peer counseling, information, and local resources for youth through age 25. 

  • ☏ Phone: Monday thru Friday from 1 PM to 9 PM PST, Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm, PST
    • LGBT National Youth Talk line: (800) 246-7743
    • LGBT National Coming Out Support Hotline: (888) 688-5428 (888-OUT-LGBT)
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Teen Line Trevor Project Helpline 
24/7 national helpline providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Provides a safe and judgment-free place to talk. Services in English only.

  • ☏ Phone: CALL 800-852-8336 | Nationwide (6 PM - 10 PM PST) Texting is available: 839863 (6 PM - 10 PM PST)
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Parent Resources

Marijuana Talk Kit Trevor Project Helpline 
Get the Marijuana Talk Kit and find out what you need to know to talk to your teen about cannabis. 

California Parent and Youth Helpline  
The OCAP is funding Parents Anonymous® Inc. to offer the California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parent Support Groups to address increased stressors and concerns faced by families, parents and youth during the current uncertain and troubling times.

  • ☏ Phone: 7 days a week 8am-8pm | 855-4APARENT (1-855-427-2736)
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NAMI Help Line  
Free resources for anyone in the community affected by mental illness – support groups, classes, presentations, and a warm line. 

  • ☏ Phone: Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM PST | Call: 1 (866) 960-6264 | Text: “HelpLine” to 62640
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SAMHSA  
Resources for Families Coping with Mental and Substance Use Disorders.


Substance Use Treatment

SUD Non-Emergency Treatment Referral Line 
The Department of Health Care Services provides an automated non-emergency substance use disorder (SUD) treatment referral line for those seeking SUD treatment services in California. 

  • ☏ Phone: To reach the referral line, please call the following telephone numbers: (800) 879-2772 – Statewide Toll-Free, or (916) 327-3728 – Outside California.
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SAMHSA Treatment Finder 
Find substance use treatment options near you.

  • ☏ Phone: 1-877-SAMHSA-7 (1-877-726-4727)
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SAMHSA National Helpline 
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

  • ☏ Phone: National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
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