Local Text Line: Text “SAFE” to 20121
Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week. Alameda County residents only
Fees: No charge from Crisis Support Services. Text STOP to opt out.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273- 8255. If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 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.
National Alliance on Mental Illness:1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or TEXT “NAMI” to 741741. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI helpline is open M-F, 10am-6pm, ET.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.