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In the event of a life-threatening or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or visit the nearest hospital/emergency room.
Click on the underlined organization names to link directly to websites.
GENERAL CRISIS RESOURCES
CRISIS RESOURCES FOR CALIFORNIA
For an immediate crisis that is not life threatening:
Contra Costa Crisis Center – Call 211 or text 'HOPE' to 20121
Crisis Support Services of Alameda – Call (800) 309-2131
Similar to crisis “hotlines," warmlines can provide early intervention and emotional support that can prevent a crisis. These are best to call when a crisis has not yet fully developed.
Warmline.org Directory of phone numbers by state
California Peer-Run Warmline: 1-855-845-7415
GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
RESOURCES FOR TEENS
FOR GENDER NON-BINARY/LGBTQ TEENS & FAMILIES
MENTAL HEALTH & TECHNOLOGY
The Social Institute – Check out "For Parents" on the home page
LOW-FEE THERAPY OPTIONS IN THE BAY AREA, CA
Most of the following organizations currently provide video/phone therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bay Area Psychotherapy Institute (BAPTI) – Lafayette, CA
Discovery Counseling Center – Danville, CA
Oak Creek Counseling – Pleasant Hill, CA
Blue Oak Therapy Center – Berkeley, CA
Open Path Collective – Nationwide in-person & online