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Mental Health Crisis Resources

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Crisis Text Line Free Support at your Fingertips, 24/7: Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text. Here’s how it works:

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Today, “988” is the three-digit, nationwide phone number to connect directly to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. By calling or texting 988, you’ll connect with mental health professionals with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Text "COURAGE" to 741741

  • A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly
  • The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment

Cost – completely free, but messaging rates apply if you’re not Verizon, sprint, AT&T, or T-Mobile.

For Alameda County residents:

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County

Residents Outside Alameda County

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

  • Call: 1-800-273-8255

Chat: got to and click the chat button.