Crisis Resources in the Bay Area

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Colleagues at UCSF shared this list of resources for people in a crisis in the Bay Area. We share this here in the hope that it can be helpful. Please let us know if there are corrections or updates…

Alameda

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Substance Use Treatment & Referral Helpline: 1-844-682-7215
Crisis Support Services Suicide Prevention: (800) 309-2131
Mobile Crisis Team: (510) 981-5254 (Berkeley and Albany only)
Adult and Crisis Services: (510) 981-5290 (Berkeley and Albany only)

Contra Costa

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Mental or emotional crises:
24-hour Access Line 1-888-678-7277 for mental health resources
Contra Costa Crisis Center 1-800-833-2900 for 24-hour crisis support
Situations escalating toward crisis (no self-harm or violence yet):
Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) 1-833-443-2672
Substance use services:
Behavioral Health Access Line: 800-846-1652

Humboldt

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Mental Health 24 hour Crisis Line: (707) 445-7715
Mental Health Toll-Free Crisis Line: (888) 849-5728
Mental Health Outpatient Services: (707) 268-2900
Mobile Outreach Program: (707) 441-4650, available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Substance Use Treatment Services: (707) 476-4054

Marin

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Mental Health and Substance Use Access and Assessment: (888) 818-1115
Crisis Stabilization Unit: (415) 473-6666
Mobile Crisis Response Team: (415) 473-6392 (available 1-9pm, 7 days a week)

Merced

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Central Intake, Monday – Friday, 8a.m. – 5p.m.
Merced: (209) 381-6800
Los Banos: (209) 710-6100
Livingston: (209) 394-4032
Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU): (209) 381-6800 or (888) 334-0163, available 24/7
200 East 15th Street, Merced, CA 95341

Monterey

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Access to Treatment: (888) 258-6029, 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday
Mental Health Crisis: Call 911 and ask to speak with an officer who is Crisis
Intervention Trained to handle psychiatric emergencies and crisis.
Suicide Prevention Hotline (bilingual): (877) 663-5433
Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team:
Call (831) 755-4111. Crisis workers notify on-call MCCISM dispatcher.
24-Hour line Natividad Crisis Team: (831) 755-4111

Napa

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
24 hour Mental Health Crisis Hotline: (707) 253-4711
Access Mental Health Services:
Go to the Health and Human Services Agency (2751 Napa Valley Corporate Dr.; Building A, 2nd floor, Mental Health Access) on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. for a registration appointment.
24-Hour Access Line: (707) 259-8151 or (800) 648-8650
Alcohol & Drug Services: (707) 253-4063
2751 Napa Valley Corporate Dr.; Building A; Napa, CA 94558
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  except holidays

San Francisco

San Francisco Suicide Prevention              Crisis Line: (415) 781-0500
Drug Line: (415) 362-3400
Relapse Line: (415) 834-1144
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  800-273-8255
Westside Community Services  Drop-In Crisis Clinic
245 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Closed on Sundays & Holidays

San Mateo

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Substance Use Services: Access Call Center: (800) 686-0101
Mental Health Services: Access Call Center: (800) 686-0101
Starvista Crisis Hotline: (650) 579-0350 (San Mateo County)
Mateo Lodge: (650) 368-3178 (24/7 outreach support services by Mobile Support Team)
Serenity House: (650) 204-9695 (24/7, crisis residential center at 3701 Hacienda Street in San Mateo for adults with a mental illness who are in a crisis and deteriorating)

Santa Clara

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Mental Health Services: 1(800)704-0900, available 24/7
Substance Use Services: 1(800)488-9919, available Monday – Friday, 8a.m. – 5p.m
Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 1(855)278-4204​​, available 24/7
Mental Health Urgent Care (MHUC): 1 (408) 885-7855, walk-in clinic
871 Enborg Court, Unit 100
San Jose, CA 95128
Available: Monday – Sunday, ​8a.m. – 10p.m. including holidays

Santa Cruz

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Access Team: (831) 454-4170 or (800) 952-2335, available 24/7
Urgent Care: (831) 454-4170 or (800) 952-2335, available 24/7
Walk-in crisis services: 1400 Emeline Avenue, Bldg. K. Santa Cruz, CA 95060,
Available: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Substance Use Disorders Services: (831) 454-4050

Solano

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Mental Health Access Line: (800) 547-0495
Crisis Unit: (707) 428-1131, 24/7 crisis services

Sonoma

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
24-hour Access Line: (707) 565-6900 or (800) 870-8786
24-Hour Crisis Services: (707) 576-8181
Crisis Stabilization Unit
2225 Challenger Way
Santa Rosa
24-hour Suicide Prevention: (855) 587-6373
Turning Point: (707) 565-7460, available 24/7
3-5 day non-medical detoxification program for adults under the influence
of alcohol and/or drugs; Services: 24-hour support, Alcohol/drug education
Relapse prevention education

Stanislaus

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Emergency Support: (209) 558-4600 if you are in a crisis and need to speak to someone
County Mental Health, Alcohol, Drug Services: 1-888-376-6246

Tuolumne

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK
Appointments, Intakes, & Assessments: (209) 533-6245, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
24 Hour Crisis Phone Services: (209) 533-7000 or (800) 630-1130

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