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Mental Health Resources

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County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Call Center
Provides support for individuals and families who are in crisis, considering suicide, or struggling with mental illness, substance use, or both.
(800) 704-0900

Community Mobile Response Teams  
Deliver crisis intervention to individuals, families, and the community who exhibit mental health symptoms and may be at risk for self-harm or harm to others and reduce hospitalizations and unnecessary incarcerations whenever possible.
(800) 704-0900, press 1
Dial 9-8-8 for local 408, 650, and 669 area codes

Free and Confidential Counseling Services
Available 24/7 for Santa Clara County residents.
(855) 278-4204
Text RENEW to 741741

Behavioral Health Urgent Care (BHUC)
Walk-in outpatient clinic for Santa Clara County residents experiencing a behavioral health crisis and needing help.
(408) 885-7855

Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency
Provides a wide range of prevention and treatment options for Santa Cruz County adults, children, and their families.
(800) 952-2335

2-1-1 Santa Cruz County
Comprehensive information and referral service for Santa Cruz County connects over 8,000 Santa Cruz County callers and texters each year with information about health and human services available to them.
2-1-1 or (831) 713-4111


Friendship Line California
Crisis intervention hotline and a warmline for non-emergency, emotional support calls for older adults and adults living with disabilities. Callers can connect with specialists who provide emotional support, grief support, information, and referrals. If you or someone you know would benefit from a friendly conversation.
(888) 670-1360


SAMHSA’s National Helpline
Offers 24/7, year-round confidential support at no cost to individuals and families experiencing mental and/or substance use conditions. Available in both English and Spanish.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Provides 24/7, accessible, and confidential support for people in distress.
Call or Text 988

Veterans Crisis Line
Resource for Veterans in crisis to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Call 988 and Press 1 or text 838255

Crisis Text Line
Uses familiar and trusted media sources and offers free, 24/7 crisis support to anyone seeking mental health resources.
Text HOME to 741741