• Mental Health Resources: Summer 2021

    (Updated May, 2021)



    For a life-threatening emergency, contact 911 immediately.  



    Emergency Services

    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 Support

    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

    See https://www.foodbankccs.org/ for the nearest food distribution location. See https://monumentcrisiscenter.org (or call 925-825-7751) for food distribution hours.




    Alcohol & Drug Treatment

    Alcoholics Anonymous


    24-hour hotline: 925-939-4155


    Free 12-step program to stop drinking; meetings are on-line during shelter-in-place


    Narcotics Anonymous


    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


    925-932-6770; http://al-anoncontracosta.org/

    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.


    Other Support

    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.