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Mental & Emotional Health Resources for Families

Mental & Emotional Health Resources for Families

Community Resources

Below, you’ll find a number of mental and emotional health resources. The San Diego Access and Crisis Line (888-724-7240) can provide support in crisis intervention, mental health referrals, alcohol and drug support services, and community resources. 

Mental and Emotional Health -  Resources for Families 

Crisis Support

  • If it is an immediate emergency, call 9-1-1

  • San Diego Access and Crisis Line: Provides support in crisis intervention, mental health referrals, alcohol and drug support services and community resources. Calls are confidential, free of charge, available seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and offered in more than 150 languages. Please call 888-724-7240. 

  • North County Crisis Response and Intervention 760-233-0133 (Escondido), 760-305-8232 (Vista)

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-8255

  • Aurora Behavioral Health  (858) 487-3200

  • Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital  (858) 278-4110

Non-Emergency Support

  • Free non-emergency emotional support is available to anyone in the state via telephone or instant messaging operating 24/7 through California Peer-Run Warm Line, toll-free 1-855-845-7415; or Web Chat.

  • North County Youth Resource Guide

  • 2-1-1 San Diego is a local non-profit operating 24 hours a day, 365 days each year. 211 San Diego is the region’s trusted source for access to community, health, social, and disaster services. By simply dialing 211 the call is free, confidential and available in more than 200 languages. 


COVID-19 Resources and Crisis Phone Numbers

For basic need resources, please call 2-1-1. The operators can provide services in a variety of different languages and are trained to help people find resources and make referrals within their community.

211 can also help individuals and families sign up to receive CalFresh benefits and other social support services. While our county offices are closed to in-person visitors, all of our eligibility services are operating remotely.

Jobs that are still hiring:  Job Resources During Covid19

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