If you or someone you know may be having a mental health crisis

  • call 9-1-1 or
  • go to the nearest emergency room or
  • call the National Suicide Prevention Crisis Line (800)273-8255 (Veterans, friends, & families Press 1)

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4889
24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of 150+ crisis centers.

Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741 for help 24/7  

In Nevada County Call the Mental Health Crisis Line (530)265-5811 24/7

Link to Nevada County Behavioral Health Crisis Services page

American Association of Suicidology

For free, confidential support in over 100 countries go to

The Friendship Line is a hotline/warm line available 24 hours a day for people 60+ who are experiencing loneliness, isolation, grief, depression, anxiety, or thoughts of suicide. (800)971-0016

Veterans Crisis Support – Confidential Chat
1-800-273-8255, Press 1
TTY: 1-800-799-4889 Text to 838255
Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
DSN: (312)560-1110
Confidential personalized peer support by phone or chat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Open to active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members, veterans, retirees, and their families/caregivers.

  • Sacramento County Suicide Prevention Crisis Line (916) 368-3111
  • Auburn, CA Crisis Suicide Hotline (530) 885-2300
  • Roseville, CA Crisis Suicide Hotline (916) 773-3111
  • Lincoln, CA Crisis Suicide Hotline (916) 645-8866
  • El  Dorado County Mental Health Crisis Line 
    • (530) 622-3345 West Slope
    • (530) 544-2219 South Lake Tahoe    

  • The Peer-Run Warm Line: 1-855-845-7415 is a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking emotional support.
  • Hope Cooperative Mental Health Crisis Respite Center  (916)737-7483 – 23-hour respite center; transportation provided in Sacramento County
  • Runaway – California Youth Crisis Line, (800)843-5200
  • Self-Injury – SAFE: Self Abuse Finally Ends (800)366-8288 
  • Teen Covenant House Nineline Teen Line is a confidential hotline for teenagers which operates every evening from 6:00pm to 10:00pm PST. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! You can call us at 800-TLC-TEEN (800)852-8336, text us by texting “TEEN” to 839863; also available as an app “Teen Talk”

LGBTQI+ Resources

  • U.S. National Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860
  • Sacramento LGBTQ+ Community Center,,  1015 20th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 442-0185

Maternal Support

  • Postpartum Support International Helpline: 1.800.944.4773
    • Resources for Moms and Dads and Providers to recognize and seek support during the perinatal and postpartum period. 
  • National Postpartum Depression Warmline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS

Domestic Violence

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