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Mental Health Resources

This list of mental health resources includes crisis and life-threatening situation contacts, as well as resources listed by location and by subject.

If You are in Crisis:

Certain situations require immediate attention. If you are having suicidal feelings, or having difficulty controlling the urge to hurt yourself, or anyone else, you need to deal with this NOW. If you are feeling unable to handle the situation right now, call an emergency line right away. See these numbers:

For Life-Threatening Situations: 911

  • Placer County Crisis Line: (888) 886-5401
  • Sacramento County Mental Health: (916) 732-3637
  • Nevada County Mental Health: (530) 265-5811

Other Crisis Phone Numbers:

  • California Youth Crisis Line: (800) 843-5200. Crisis intervention counseling, etc.
  • Child Abuse Hotline: (800) 4-A-CHILD
  • The Effort: (916) 368-3111
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE
  • Suicide Prevention:
    From Roseville/Citrus Heights: (916) 773-3111
    From Auburn/Placer/Nevada County: (530) 885-2300
  • (800) SUICIDE
  • (800) 273-TALK. Suicide prevention, awareness, and support
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center: (800) 273-8255
  • Youth Crisis Services: (800) 339-9597. 24-hour crisis line, counseling, assessments, bilingual (Spanish) services available.

These agencies will connect you with someone who can evaluate your situation now and ensure that you are safe.

Mental Health Information – State and National

Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support.

Placer County Mental Health Resources

  • Placer County Behavioral Health: (916) 787-8860. Comprehensive mental health services
  • ACCESS/CPS (Roseville): (530) 887-3536. Family resource center, employment assistance, parenting classes, anger management, counseling for children up to 18, hispanic support groups.
  • ACCESS/CPS (Auburn): (916) 774-6802. Family resource center, employment assistance, parenting classes, anger management, counseling for children up to 18, hispanic support groups.
  • Placer County Network of Care: Hundreds of free community resources (health, crisis, counseling, transportation, etc).
  • Campaign for Community Wellness: 530-889-6712 Cindy Cassidy
  • Center for Counseling and Diagnostic Services at Sacramento State University: (916) 278-6252. Low cost counseling and diagnostic services for ADD and ADHD, GATe Program.
  • Chapa-De Indian Health Program: 530-887-2828. Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Counseling for Teens by Teens: (877) 968-8454
  • The Gathering Inn: (916) 791-9355, (916) 791-1916. Drug/alcohol free program, random tests are administered. They assist residents of So. Placer County. They will assist with shelter, 12-Step programs, clothing, health clinic and several other services.
  • Golden Sierra Life Skills: (530) 887-9245. Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Hope Counseling Center: (916) 780-1059
  • Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center in Lincoln, CA. (916) 645-3300
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) (Placer County Chapter). Active in referrals & information distribution regarding support groups which are open to clients and family members. Placer County Mental Health Services provides facilitators and facilities for meetings.
  • New Leaf Counseling Services in Auburn, CA: (530) 889-9195. Outpatient drug and alcohol substance abuse treatment and halfway house/sober living. For pregnant/postpartum women.
  • Olive Branch in Auburn, CA: (530) 477-0976. Counseling for couples, family, parent-child, etc.
  • PEACE for Families (Auburn): Placer Women’s Center in Auburn, CA: (800) 575-5352 (CRISIS), (530) 885-0443. For victims of domestic violence.
  • PEACE for Families (Roseville): Placer Women’s Center in Roseville, CA. (916) 773-7273. For victims of domestic violence.
  • Placer Collaborative Network: (530) 885-4920. Over 40 members comprise the army of service providers at Placer Collaborative Network. Focused on mental, physical, and community wellness.
  • Postpartum Depression Resources
  • Sacramento State Counseling Services
  • Sierra Mental Wellness Group (Roseville): (916) 783-5207. Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Sierra Mental Wellness Group (Auburn):(530) 885-0441.Comprehensive mental health service.
  • Sierra Native Alliance in Auburn, CA: (530) 745-1250 ex: 1250
  • State Department of Rehabilitation Auburn Branch (No. Sierra Dist. Affiliate): (530) 823-4040 (Voice & TTY). Services include: career education and training, job search, career assessment, transportation, independent living skills, assistive technology.

Placer County Community Services

  • Clothing Closet at Adventure Christian Church in Roseville, CA: 916-771-5683. Women only; clothing for infant to age 4. Food, clothing , shelter…
  • Placer County Housing: (530) 889-9500, ext. 209 Theresa
  • Placer County Network of Care: Hundreds of free community resources (health, crisis, counseling, transportation, etc)
  • Rooms for Rent:
  • Roseville Housing Authority: Phone: (916) 774-5270, Fax: (916) 774-5286. Section 8 Housing.

Sacramento County Mental Health Resources

  • Sacramento County Direct Access Team: (888) 881-4881. Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Another Choice, Another Chance in Sacramento, CA: 916-429-7977. Alcohol and drug treatment, mental health and behavioral health treatment services.
  • ASDL Services, Inc in Sacramento: (916) 525-1227. General mental health counseling. Comprehensive. All ages.
  • Asian Pacific Community Counseling in Sacramento CA: (916) 383-8488. Free counseling services to Asian/Pacific Islander community.
  • Capital Counseling Center in Sacramento, CA: (916) 856-5955. Child, marriage, and family counseling.
  • Carmichael Presbyterian Counseling Center in Carmichael, CA: (916) 483-2989. Short and long term comprehensive counseling and EMDR services.
  • Crisis Nursery (Respite Care) in Sacramento and Grass Valley CA: Sacramento: (916) 394-2000, Grass Valley: (530) 265-0693. Will pick up children, up to age 6 years old, no charge, no questions asked, up to 30 days.
  • Fallcreek Counseling Association in Carmichael, CA: (916) 344-0900. Counseling and learning disability assessments.
  • Family Service Agency: (916) 368-3080. Counseling services.
  • Hope Counseling Center in Sacramento, CA: (916) 444-2170.
  • La Familia Counseling Center: (916) 452-3601. Screening, diagnosis and treatment mental health services for Medi-Cal eligible people from 0-21 years old.
  • New Directions in Fair Oaks, CA: (916) 966-4523. Adolescent chemical problems, counseling, support groups, information, and referrals.
  • New Pathways (formerly Catholic Social Services) in Sacramento, CA: (916) 452-7481. Counseling services for individuals and families.
  • Terra Nova Counseling in Citrus Heights, CA: (916) 239-6387
  • Visions Unlimited in Sacramento, CA: (916) 394-0800. Mental health services.
  • WEAVE in Sacramento, CA: (916) 448-2321. For victims of domestic violence: counseling and EMDR.
  • Sacramento County Mental Health: (916) 732-3637.
  • Sacramento County Mental Health Association: (916) 875-7070.
  • Sacramento State Counseling Services

Sacramento County Community Resources

  • 2-1-1 Sacramento: National dialing code for free, 24 hour access to information about community resources.
  • Child and Family Institute in Sacramento, CA: (916) 736-0828. Children and youth psychiatric clinic.
  • Department of Human Assistance: (916) 874-6000. Child care referrals.
  • Gender Health Center in Sacramento, CA: 916-455-239. Counseling on a sliding scale basis to everyone.
  • Sacramento Emergency Housing: (916) 457-5760
  • Sacramento Food Bank: (916) 456-1980. Family Support Services Food, clothing, parent education, adult education, youth education.
  • 'Sacramento Resource Directory:' The most comprehensive directory of resources for Sacramento County.

Nevada County Mental Health Resources

Nevada County Community Resources

El Dorado County Mental Health Resources

  • EDCA Lifeskills in Placerville, CA: (530) 622-8193. Drug and Alcohol treatment.
  • New Morning Youth and Family Services in Placerville, CA: (530) 622-5551. Emergency youth shelter, individual and group counseling, parenting classes.
  • Progress House in Placerville, CA: (530) 626-9240. Drug and alcohol treatment.
  • Tahoe Youth and Family Services in South Lake Tahoe, CA: (530) 541-2445, (800) 870-8937. Crisis and family counseling, services for very young children.

El Dorado County Community Resources

Additional Resources

Kognito Student Mental Health Program: An online, interactive training to help identify people in distress and where to send them for help.

Mental Health Resources

Depression Resources

Grief Resources

Hospice: The Mechanics of Grief

Suicide Prevention Resources

LGBTIQ Resources

  • Advocates for Youth
  • Gender Health Center in Sacramento, CA: (916) 455-2391. Counseling program for the gender variant community
  • PFLAG (parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) in Auburn, CA: (916) 863-9622. All-volunteer group of parents, family and friends of LGBT people to promote the health and well-being of everyone.
  • Sacramento Gay and Lesbian Center in Sacramento, CA: (916) 442-0185
  • The TREVOR Project: (866) 488-7386. Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTIQ community.
  • WEAVE in Sacramento, CA: (916) 448-2321. WEAVE’s services are available to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual/Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Youth Resource: Site made by and for LGBTIQ youth.

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