Mental Health Resources: Summer 2021
(Updated May, 2021)
For a life-threatening emergency, contact 911 immediately.
Contra Costa Crisis Center
Call 211 (or 800-833-2900) or text ‘HOPE’ to 20121 to reach a trained crisis counselor if you’re thinking about suicide, worried about someone, or want emotional support.
National Suicide Prevention Liefeline
Call 1-800-273-8255 if you’re unable to reach anyone at 211. (CCCC is the designated local provider for the NSPL.)
Mobile Response Team (MRT)
Call (877) 441-1089 to reach the Seneca Agency Mobile Response Team for in-person and virtual response to psychiatric emergencies.
Contra Costa County Behavioral Health Access Line
Call 1-888-678-7277 for help navigating mental health and substance abuse providers/ resources.
Trevor Project Lifeline
Call (866) 488-7386 for support for LGBTQ+ youth (or use the chat function on the website).
California Peer-Run Warmline
Call (855) 845-7415 for peer support (or use the chat function on the website).
Food Service by AUHSD
Food services are available for Summer School and Bridge Students from June 7 through July 16, 2021. See website for more info: http://www.schoolnutritionandfitness.com/index.php?sid=2601160046326731
Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano Counties
Alcohol & Drug Treatment
24-hour hotline: 925-939-4155
Free 12-step program to stop drinking; meetings are on-line during shelter-in-place
24-hour hotline: 925-685-4357 https://www.contracostana.org/home
Free 12-step program to stop using; meetings are on-line during shelter-in-place
Free 12-step support group for friends & relatives of alcoholics; Alateen group for 12-19 yr olds meets daily at 3:00 by zoom.
Services by Major Medical Providers
John Muir Behavioral Health Center
Call (925) 674-4265 for adolescent outpatient services or (925) 674-4140 for adolescent inpatient services.
Kaiser (Diablo Mental Health)
Kaiser members should call (925) 295-4145 or their current Kaiser provider for information or to schedule an appointment.
Medi-Cal Access Line
Call (888) 678-7277 for mental health and substance abuse services and providers.
Wright Institute Clinic
Call 510-239-2018 to access Covid support services line (8 free counseling sessions offered); call (510) 548-9716 for general teletherapy intake.
Hospice Of East Bay
Call 925-887-5681 for virtual grief group or counseling. Covid+ patients accepted.
Stand! Against Domestic Violence
Call 888-215-5555 for support around domestic violence (emergency services are available, but in-person counseling is suspended during shelter-in-place)
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or text “NAMI” to 741741 M-F 10:00-6:00 EST for peer-support around mental illness
Call (925) 207-3599 for support for LGBTQ+ students/allies
Rainbow Community Center
Call (925) 692-0090 for support for LGBTQ+ youth and families.