Crisis resources

Contra Costa Crisis Center 800-833-2900

- 24 hour crisis/suicide hotline

Contra Costa Grief Hotline 800-837-1818

Support Organizations.

Support in Lamorinda area:

Poise (Parents of Orinda Individuals in Special Education)


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)
International Society for Autism 

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

Resources for Young Adults.

New Directions for Young Adults - California    866-611-5450            

100 Longbrook Way Suite 20

Pleasant Hill CA 94523

- College program for young adults with Asperger's, Autism and other social/emotional, psychiatric and academic challenges, providing both academic and life skills training. Kent Grelling was co-founder and  served as clinical director of the program until June 2017


Grelling Psychology Associates

sensitive, professional care
for adults, children and families