If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis please contact the appropriate agencies immediately:
San Joaquin County Sheriff: 911 or 209-468-4421, Non-emergency: 209-468-4400
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 or Crisis Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233.
San Joaquin County Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-209-465-4878
San Joaquin County Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-209- 465-4997
National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) Hotline: 1-800-931-2237
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.
National Drug Helpline: 1-844-289-0879
A drug and alcohol hotline is a telephone number that you call to get free information about substance use or misuse. In the case of Drug Helpline, this is a toll-free number that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can call the drug hotline at your convenience, any time of the day or night, including holidays and weekends. All calls are completely confidential and private, and can be made without fear of getting into trouble with the law.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, along with a variety of prevention and crisis resources.
Call or visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741
In a crisis? Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor from anywhere in the United States, anytime 24/7, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform.
Text or visit https://www.crisistextline.org/
Crisis Hot Line - Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
Teen Line – 1-800-852-8336
Teen Line is a non-profit teen help hotline based out of the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The line is open nightly from 6 pm to 10 pm PT.
Call, text TEEN to 839863, or visit https://teenlineonline.org/
San Joaquin County Youth Warm Line – (209) 468-3685
Mental Health Support line, available from 11:30 am to 8 pm daily (excluding holidays). Free and available to all youth, regardless of insurance.
The Trevor Project – 1-866-488-7386
A nationwide organization that provides a 24-hour confidential, crisis hotline, as well as webchat and text options, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
Text START to 678678 or visit www.thetrevorproject.org
Childhelp Nonprofit Organization – 1-800-4-ACHILD (422-4453)
Provides 24/7 assistance in 170 languages to adults, children and youth with information and questions regarding child abuse. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
Call or visit Childhelp.org
National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233
National call center refers to local resources; Spanish plus 160 other languages available; no caller ID used.
Call, text LOVEIS to 1-866-331-9474, or visit https://www.thehotline.org/help/
Trans Lifeline– 1-877-565-8860
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive. It provides crisis intervention hotlines, staffed by transgender individuals, for trans and questioning callers.
Call or visit https://translifeline.org/
Common Sense Media – https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Common Sense Media is a nonprofit organization that provides education and advocacy to families, including tools that promote mental wellness and resources designed for kids that allow immediate support when needed.
Visit their website or view articles on their blog https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/6-ways-to-support-kids-mental-health-right-now
California Department of Education - https://www.cde.ca.gov/
To support students, schools, and communities during this challenging time, the CDE has gathered information regarding mental health resources, including links for students to get direct access to mental health professionals. The new “Help for Students in Crisis” web page includes crisis and warm line numbers, along with other COVID-19-related resources for providing virtual mental health services, and information for mental health providers, families, and youth.