Suicide Prevention

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  • County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Services – Suicide Prevention & Crisis webpage: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/bhd/Services/SP/Pages/SPC.aspx 

  • 24/7 Suicide & Crisis Hotline: 1-855-278-4204 (speak to a trained counselor, free and confidential)
    Crisis Text Line: Text RENEW to 741741 (English only)

  •  Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 
    Get help, learn about available resources and explore ways to get involved in suicide prevention efforts.

  •  Mobile Crisis Response Team – Adults (English, Spanish, Vietnamese flyers) 
    1-800-704-0900; press 2
     *Speak with a clinician who can screen and assess mental health or suicide crisis situations over the phone and intervene wherever the crisis is occurring.
  • Mobile Crisis – Uplift Family Services (Youth under 18)
    1-408-379-9085
    The Mobile Crisis Team provides 24-hour intervention to children and teens in the community who are in acute psychological crisis. 
  •  Suicide Prevention Campaigns

Everyone has bad days and growing older can come with difficult challenges. Feeling depressed is not the only sign that something is wrong. There may be other issues that show you need help. 

(*See below to access County prevention campaign flyers, marketing materials and resources)

General Resources

  •  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
  •  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Santa Clara County 
    NAMI Santa Clara County’s mission is to help people and families with a lived experience of mental illness by providing support through education and advocacy. 
  •  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
  • Each Mind Matters
    As California’s Mental Health Movement, Each Mind Matters was created to unite all of us who share a vision of improved mental health and equality.

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