County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California

Representing the public behavioral health systems for California counties

NEED HELP NOW?

Need Help Now?


Local Assistance

Local County Mental Health 24-Hour Crisis Numbers (link)

 

Suicide Hotline

If you are feeling suicidal (or if you are concerned about someone who may be suicidal), there is help available right now. A trained counselor is ready to talk to you and provide help.

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at:

1.800.273.8255
This is a free 24-hour hotline.
(Press 1 for a dedicated line for Veterans and their families. Para español, oprima 2.)

 

In Case of Emergency

If emergency medical care is needed, call 911 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

 

Network of Care for Behavioral Health

Visit the Network of Care for Behavioral Health, which includes a service directory to quickly locate local programs and services and comprehensive library of articles, fact sheets, and other tools.

 

Know the Signs
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)