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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
  • 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

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 Resources

El Dorado County Food Assistance Program in Cameron Park, CA: (530) 621-9950. Food banks, women’s shelters, etc.

Additional Resources

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

Veteran’s Resources

For more info, visit the Health Services main page.
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