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
- Suicide.org: (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
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Offers educational programs for professionals, educate public, and provide programs and resources for suicide.
- California Network of Mental Health Clients: Statewide mental health agency that provides self-help and referrals.
- Go Ask Alice: A comprehensive health Q&A resource.
- The Jed Foundation
- Suicide is Preventable: Know the Signs and Prevent Suicide.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
Placer County Mental Health and Community Resources
Placer County Network of Care: Searchable database for mental health, medical care, food, housing, veterans services, housing, LGBT, etc.
Sacramento County Mental Health and Community Resources
2-1-1 Sacramento: Searchable database for mental health, medical care, food, housing, veterans services, housing, LGBT, etc.
Nevada County Mental Health and Community Resources
2-1-1 Nevada: Searchable database for mental health, medical care, food, housing, veterans services, housing, LGBT, etc.
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 ResourcesEl Dorado County Food Assistance Program in Cameron Park, CA: (530) 621-9950. Food banks, women’s shelters, etc.
Kognito Student Mental Health Program: An online, interactive training to help identify people in distress and where to send them for help.
- Armed Forces Emergency Services (AFES) in Sacramento, CA: (800) 540-2000. Counseling, referrals, and other social services to vets and their families.
- Military One Source: Counseling service for active duty, Guard and Reserve members and their families. Up to 12 free counseling sessions.
- Placer County Veteran Service Office in Rocklin, CA: (916) 780-3290
- TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors): Helping survivors heal.
- VA Medical Center in Mather, CA: (916) 843-7000
- VA Northern CA Healthcare: (800) 382-8387
- Vet Center, Sacramento: (916) 566-7430
- Veteran’s Crisis Hotline: 877-838-2838 (877) VET-2-VET
- Veterans Crisis Hotline:1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, Text, or Chat Online