Suicide Prevention

Crisis Lines


Personas que hablan español, llamen a the Lifeline al 888-682-9454.

For teens, call the TEEN LINE at 310-855-4673 or text TEEN to 839863.

For veterans, call the Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1.

For LGBTQ youth, call The Trevor Project at 866-488-7386 or text START to 678678.

For transgender people, call the Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860.

For people who are deaf or hard of hearing, call the Lifeline at 800-799-4889.

For law enforcement personnel, call the COPLINE at 800-267-5463.

For other first responders, call the Fire/EMS Helpline at 888-731-FIRE (3473)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Stanislaus County Warm Line

(209) 558-4600

Stanislaus County residents can call the Warm Line when they are:

  • Having a hard time making it through the day - but are not in a crisis

  • Needing a caring listener to provide effective feedback to help explore options

  • Wants some support, assistance and resources toward recovery

  • This is a mental health consumer-run program providing non-crisis intervention, offering peer support, referrals, and shared experiences of hope and recovery.

(916) 514-4464

The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis. Professionally trained staff and volunteer counselors respond to 20,000 calls annually with crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to service providers in the caller’s local community. We have access to more than 5,500 free or low-cost resources for youth and families across California.

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime.

Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.


The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.


Know the Signs is a statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. This campaign is intended to educate Californians how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, how to find the words to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis and where to find professional help and resources. Know the Signs is part of Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement.

Right now, many of us are struggling with the uncertainty due to the COVID-19 crisis, news of violence and tragedy, political tensions and difficult – but critical – conversations about racism. Taking care of our mental health and supporting each other helps us cope with stress and anxiety while protecting our immune systems and physical health. Explore Love is Louder website and follow @loveislouder for more tips, tools and resources.

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

JED is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. We’re partnering with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems. We’re equipping teens and young adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other. We’re encouraging community awareness, understanding and action for young adult mental health.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

AAS includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center volunteers, survivors of suicide loss, attempt survivors, and a variety of lay persons who have in interest in suicide prevention. AAS Mission Statement is to promote the understanding and prevention of suicide and support those who have been affected by it. AAS is an inclusive community that envisions a world where people know how to prevent suicide and find hope and healing.