We have compiled the following list of community and national behavioral health resources.
In case of emergency, or if anyone is in immediate danger please call 911 emergency services.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the mental health of people of all ages. Now, more than ever, it is critical to reduce the stigma around mental health struggles, because that stigma often prevents individuals from seeking help.
In 2021 MHA’s Tools 2 Thrive provides practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase their resiliency regardless of their personal situation.
The toolkit includes information on the following topics: adapting after trauma and stress, dealing with anger and frustration, getting out of thinking traps, processing big changes, taking time for yourself, and radical acceptance.
(800) 237-TALK (8255)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence. Highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Call or Text “LOVEIS” to (866) 331-9474
A project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships.
Text “HOME” TO 741-741
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust: text.
The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis. Professionally trained staff and volunteer counselors provide crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to service providers in the caller’s local community.
TrevorText: Text START to 678-678
TrevorChat (instant messaging): https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. The Trevor Project has trained counselors available 24/7 to support young people in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk. They have phone, text, and instant messaging services available.
Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) administers Stanislaus County’s behavioral health and recovery services.
Stanislaus County Community Services Response Team & Warm line
Available 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week, offers peer to peer support, and referrals to services. There is no fee to call and culturally competent bilingual staff or translators are available.
Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) administers Merced County’s behavioral health and recovery services.
Free Youth Warm Line
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, this is a non-emergency resource for any youth seeking emotional support in Merced County.
24 hour crisis line: (209) 577 – 5980
Haven serves all survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking regardless of gender identity, immigration status, or sexual orientation in Stanislaus County. All services are free and include a 24-hour crisis line, crisis intervention, safety planning, peer counseling, restraining order assistance, youth services, emergency shelter, and support groups.
Helpline (M-F 7am-3pm PST): (800) 950 – 6264
24/7, confidential, free crisis counseling: Text “NAMI” to 741741
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones. Local organizations include Stanislaus County NAMI and Merced County NAMI.
PS&D provides education, intervention, and prevention services through weekly group meetings as well as individual counseling for adults. For youth, PS&D provides Tactical Invention Program (T.I.P) – students are referred from Turlock Unified Schools who are caught on campus with drugs, alcohol, and vape/dab pens for 5 hours of drug education and daily activities. Services at PS&D are free to clients.
Support Line (209) 277-7758
Without Permission is a non-profit organization in Modesto, CA that works to end sex trafficking through Prevention, Justice, and Restoration. Certified Navigators work one-on one with survivors to provide support through the Six Cornerstones of Restoration. Areas of focus are shelter, criminal justice, education, health, personal care, and faith.