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Mental Health Hotlines and Resources

Last updated on May 20, 2021

Mental Health Hotlines and Resources

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, or if you feel unable to keep yourself safe, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.

For urgent mental health concerns, please call CCA's 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Hotline at (510) 594-5099.

To make an appointment to meet with a CCA Counselor, visit the Counseling page on the portal.

PLEASE NOTE: The following organizations are not affiliated with CCA, and the CCA Counseling Center does not necessarily endorse or guarantee their services.


San Francisco Mental Health Crisis Resources

  • SF General Hospital, Open 24/7 at 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94110, walk-in or call 415-206-8125
  • SF Mobile Crisis Treatment Team: 415-970-4000 (hrs: M-F 8:30am-11pm, Sat. & Holidays, noon-8pm)
  • Crisis Text Line - Text “BAY” to 741741 for 24/7 confidential support via text

National Mental Health Hotlines

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 24/7 treatment referral and information service: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Emotional Support Lines (For Non-Crisis Support)


LGBTQIA+ Resources

  • The Trevor Project - text “START” to 678678 for 24/7 support via text or call 1-866-488-7386 for phone support
  • Trans Lifeline - Confidential peer support service run by trans people for trans and questioning individuals, Call (877) 565-8860

Rape or Sexual Assault


Domestic Violence or Partner Violence

  • Domestic Violence Crisis Line, Call 1-800-572-2782
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline - Call 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or chat live online at https://www.thehotline.org/
  • W.O.M.A.N. Inc. - Counseling and support group services for survivors of domestic violence, Visit http://www.womaninc.org or call 24/7 at 415-864-4722

Victims of Crime


Substance Use or Abuse


Resources for Veterans

Veteran’s Suicide Hotline - Crisis line serving Veterans and their family members in crisis. Veterans and their loved ones can call, chat online, or text to receive confidential support. Call 1-800-273-8255 or go to www.veteranscrisisline.net