If you are having a mental health crisis, feeling suicidal, or at risk for harming yourself or another person, these services welcome you to call and are available 24 hours a day.
You can also receive help getting services for your mental health crisis in a local emergency room. If you are my client, please leave me a message as well.
24 Hour Crisis Hotline Contra Costa County – Psychiatric Emergency Service
Alameda County 925-646-2800
San Francisco County Psych Emergency Services 24-hour Crisis Line, San Francisco
415-206-8125 415-781-0500 or 800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line – “Text START to 741741. Live crisis counselor available 24/7 in the USA.”
Sausal Creek Outpatient Stabilization Clinic – Sausal Creek provides services to any adult in Alameda County who feels that they cannot wait for routine mental health outpatient care. The clinic is open to referrals and walk-ins. Office hours on their website. 510-437-2363
Trans Lifeline – 877-565-8860 – Crisis Hotline by and for the transgender community.
Access Institute in San Francisco – lower cost therapy in San Francisco
Blue Oak Therapy Center – lower cost therapy in Berkeley
Brown Boi Project – social justice organization for young masculine of center womyn, trans men, and queer/straight men of color
Community United Against Violence – queer anti-violence organization
Cosmology of Whiteness – critical reflections on white dominant culture
East Bay Meditation Center – “A diverse community sharing wisdom teachings and social engagement.”
Erin Wood Acupuncture – acupuncture and herbal medicine; se habla español
Living Arts Counseling Center – “Innovative Psychotherapy Services through Drama and Expressive Arts”
Pacific Center – community-based LGBTQ mental health and wellness services in Berkeley
Psychology Today – extensive search engine to find psychotherapists and other resources
Oakland Center for Holistic Counseling – lower cost therapy in Oakland
San Francisco Sex Information – blog that provides confidential, accurate, non-judgmental information about sex and reproductive health.
Seven Things You Should Expect from a Mental Health Professional About Cultural Competency – some helpful tips about seeking a culturally aware therapist
The Women’s Therapy Center – lower cost therapy in Berkeley: “therapy for women, adolescent girls, transgender/gender non-conforming people, and couples.”
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