resources

CRISIS RESOURCES

The resources below are for individuals in need of support. However, if you or a loved one are in immediate danger please call 911 and tell them you are having a mental health emergency.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline    1-800-273-8255

suicidepreventionlifeline.org

- 24 hr phone support for persons in crisis. Support provided by paraprofessional volunteers

Crisis Text Line:    Text HOME to 741741

www.crisistextline.org

- 24 hour text support for persons in crisis. Support provided by paraprofessional volunteers. 

Contra Costa Crisis Center    800-833-2900 or call 211 or    text HOPE to 20121

www.crisis-center.org

- Mental health support services for Contra Costa county residents that can provide talk and text support as well as referrals to local services and mobile crisis intervention

Contra Costa Grief Hotline    800-837-1818

-  Part of the contra costa county crisis center. They offer a separate grief hotline available 24 hours a day

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County    24hr crisis line 1-800-309-2131     Text SAFE to 20121 (4pm-11pm)

www.crisissupport.org

- Mental health support services for Alameda County residents that can provide talk and text support as well as referrals to local services.

STAND! for Families Free of Violence    Crisis and support line: 1-888-215-5555

www.standffov.org

- Non-profit agency working to end family violence. Support line is staffed 24 hours a day.

A Safe Place   Crisis Line 510-536-7233

https://www.asafeplace.org/

- Alameda County agency providing support and services for domestic violence

Support Organizations.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)     Helpine 800-950-NAMI   Text NAMI to 741741

www.nami.org

- Organization prodvidimng support and education to people affected by mental illness and their families 

Support in Lamorinda area:

Poise (Parents of Orinda Individuals in Special Education)

ADHD:

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

Autism Spectrum Disorders:

Autism Society of America

Yale Child Study Center - Autism Program at Yale

Regional Center of the East Bay (RCEB)

 

Learning Disabilities:

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

Parents Helping Parents (PHP)

Disabilities Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

Community Alliance for Special Education (CASE) 

Tourette's Syndrome:

Tourette's Syndrome Association (TSA)
 

Gifted Children:

Hoagies Gifted Education Page

California Association for the Gifted

LGBTQI+

The Rainbow Center

www.rainbowcc.org

- LGBTQI+ support center in Concord providing  a range of support services to youth and adults.

Grelling Psychology Associates

sensitive, professional care
for adults, children and families