Crisis Hotlines and Resources

Wellness Together Counseling Program

Wellness Together, a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, partners with schools statewide to increase access to mental health services for students and families. Wellness Together provides social-emotional interventions on school campuses across California.

Your student’s counselor can make a referral to the program.


Talk to any trusted adult for help!

Every day in California friends, family and co-workers struggle with emotional pain. And, for some, it’s too difficult to talk about the pain, thoughts of suicide and the need for help. Though the warning signs can be subtle, they are there. By recognizing these signs, knowing how to start a conversation and where to turn for help, you have the power to make a difference – the power to save a life.



  • It’s up to Us San Diego –
  • 24 Hour Hotline – Call 1-888-724-7240 ​

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 1-800-273-8255/ The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention –


California Mental Health “Warm” Line – Call or text 1-855-845-7415

Receive support for any mental health concerns you may be facing. This hotline is deliberately being referred to as a “warm line” because it’s supposed to arrange for help before the situation raises to a “hotline” level.


Suicide Awareness Prevention Month

  • Click on the link below for more information

Teen Guide to Mental Health and Wellness – English

Teen Guide to Mental Health and Wellness – Spanish

Text TALK to 741741 to text with a trained counselor for free (Crisis Text Line)

Contact the San Diego Access & Crisis Line, if you or someone you care about is experiencing a suicidal or mental health crisis and needs immediate help. Trained and experienced counselors are available to provide support, referrals, and crisis intervention. The call is free and confidential. If emergency medical care is needed, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

Crisis Line 888-724-7240 (7 days a week, 24 hours a day)

Live chat M-F 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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2-1-1 San Diego is a free, 24 hour confidential phone service and online searchable database. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and available in over 200 languages. Simply dial 211 or visit

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