Mental Health Screenings

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Support

Talk/Text/Chat lines

  • Know the Signs: 1-800-273-8255
  • Mental Health America | Text MHA to 741741 | Trained crisis counselors are available 24/7 for free
  • National Drug & Alcohol Abuse Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 | Press 1 chat online, or send a text message to 838255
  • Chat Online- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Trevor Project (LGBTQ) 1-866-488-7386
  • Youth Crisis Line (Text/talk/chat): 1-800-843-5200
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “START” to 741-741
  • MHASF Peer-Run Warm Line (local San Francisco line): 415-421-1880 (Click for Additional Resources)

Resource list

7 Cups of Tea – Online Therapy & Free Counseling
7 Cups of Tea is an on-demand emotional health and well-being service. Our bridging technology anonymously & securely connects real people to real listeners in one-on-one chat. Anyone who wants to talk about whatever is on their mind can quickly reach out to a trained, compassionate listener through our network. We have hundreds of listeners who come from all walks of life and have diverse experiences.

Boys’ Town National Hotline: Get Help
Youth-Specific services (voice/text/chat/email)
Spanish: 1-800-SUICIDA (800-784-2432)

Congress of California Seniors – Mental Health – Help
The Congress of California Seniors (CCS), founded in 1977, is a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(4) California corporation. Our board of directors is comprised of senior leaders and advocates from among the Congress of California Seniors’ 105 affiliated organizations. The organization is funded through membership dues, contributions from affiliated organizations, individual donations and corporations.

County Cultural Competence Committee Directory
The Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Disparities Coalition (REMHDCO), in partnership with the Mental Health Services Oversight Accountability Commission (MHSOAC), is proud to present you and the community this directory of all the members of County Cultural Competence Committee (of the mental or behavioral health departments). It is hoped this directory will foster communication between members of the committees, as well as members of specific racial, ethnic, or cultural communities throughout the state. The directory will be a resource for various entities who wish to find knowledgeable representatives from particular communities.

Disability Rights California
Disability Rights California works to advance dignity, equality, independence and freedom for all Californians with disabilities.

Know the Signs
Know the Signs is a statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. This campaign is intended to educate Californians how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, how to find the words to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis and where to find professional help and resources.

Man Therapy
Man Therapy is chock-full of tools and resources that are helpful in tackling men’s stress and other mental health issues.

Mental Health America National
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
We can all help prevent suicide. 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.

NIMH Studies
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Office of the Patient Advocate
The Office of the Patient Advocate’s mission is to improve California health care quality and advocate for consumer interests by publicly reporting data for informed decision making.

Postpartum Health Alliance
Postpartum Health Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about perinatal mood and anxiety symptoms and disorders and providing support and treatment referrals to women and their families.

Real Warriors Campaign (The)
A Defense Department public awareness campaign to encourage help-seeking behavior for service members, veterans and families coping with psychological health concerns. Visit the website to find digital and print educational materials, and videos that demonstrate that reaching out is a sign of strength.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Supporting Mama’s
We are dedicated to helping new and expectant moms and their families overcome postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders by offering information, resources, support and hope.

Teen Line (800) 852-8336
Established in 1980, TEEN LINE is a nonprofit, community-based organization helping troubled teenagers address their problems. It is our mission to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, current technologies and community outreach.

Transforming Lives, Cultivating Success (TLCS)
TLCS offers several mental health recovery programs that provide supportive services to individuals with a psychiatric disability to achieve the goals they have set for themselves to increase their quality of life. (Sacramento County Only)

Transgender Awareness Webinar
This is a link to a FREE Transgender Awareness Webinar. There is one for the general public and another for mental health providers. It is a tool for families, friends, employees, trainees, and practicing providers interested in receiving a quick and convenient online training that is self-paced and self-directed. The webinar takes anywhere from 20-60 minutes with quiz questions and video content included.