Crisis Information

If you are suffering from a mental health issue, or if you think you would benefit from individualized advice, we recommend that you seek professional counseling services. Below is a list of general resources that you may find useful.

Crisis Numbers

  • Crisis Text Line
    Text HELLO to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis. In the San Francisco Bay Area, text BAY to 741741. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    (800) 273-TALK
    (800) 273-8255
    Counselors are available 24 hours a day for referrals.
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or
    HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues.
  • American Psychiatric Association 
    Learn about common mental disorders, including symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Find answers to your questions written by leading psychiatrists, stories from people living with mental illness and links to additional resources.
  • American Psychological Association
    Psychology Help Center is an online consumer resource featuring information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being.
    Bullying and cyberbullying resources for students, parents, and educators.