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Crisis Services and Hotlines/Warmlines



Some services are available 24 hours a day and welcome you to call if you are feeling suicidal, like harming yourself or another person or are in a crisis. You can also chat with or text many of these services during the hours listed for support in a crisis. Click on the names of each service to link to their websites to learn more.

If you are my client:  Please call me first.  If I do not answer leave me a message about how you are feeling and then hang up and call one of the numbers below.  Lyra Health patients can also call Lyra's crisis number: 877-505-7147


You can also walk into any emergency room whose staff will help to get your services for your crisis.




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Crisis Hotlines

Alameda County Crisis Support Services
1-800-309-2131 Call 24/7

Crisis Text Line: TEXT SAFE TO 20121

Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week. Alameda County residents only

San Francisco County 24/7
415-206-8125 (SF General Psych Emergency Services)
San Francisco Suicide Prevention
(415) 781-0500 or 1-800-273-8255
Text MYLIFE to 741741

24/7 Confidential Support 


Contra Costa County
Psychiatric Emergency Service


California Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

Nationwide Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis en Español: 1-888-628-9454
The Trevor Project 24/7 for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24

Text "START" to 678-678

or Trevor Chat 

Trans Lifeline
Volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our trans community might have.
A space for peer support, counseling, reporting of mistreatment, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences for folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. It prioritizes BIPOC
(Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). By us for us.
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