Mental Health Resources

Links to mental health resources:

Crisis Hotlines (24 hrs/7 days)

National suicide and crisis hotlines

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

You may call or text 988, the Suicide Prevention Lifeline for crisis support 24/7.

San Mateo County Crisis Hotline

North County: (650) 579-0350
South County: (650) 368-6655


866-488-7386 – Trevor Lifeline (ages 13-24)

800-656-4673 – Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline (San Mateo County)

855-845-7415 – Peer-Run Warmline (SF Bay Area)

Crisis Text Line
Text “START” to 741741

On-line Resources

San Francisco Bay Area Chinese American Counseling Service

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – San Mateo County

Asian Mental Health Collective

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

For more information regarding laws and regulations that protect consumers of psychological services in California, please visit the website of the California Board of Psychology.

Therapist Directories

Open Path Collective – non-profit national network of therapists who provide affordable therapy to middle and lower-income folks

Inclusive Therapists – national directory of culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapists (includes reduced-fee options)

Therapy 4 the People – directory of affordable mental health services

Free Black Therapy – free remote mental health services for Black and African American individuals

Asian Mental Health Collective – Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian American (APISAA) therapist directory

South Asian Therapists – international directory of South Asian therapists (>50% are based in the US)

Therapy for Black Girls – directory of providers for Black women and girls

Melanin & Mental Health – directory of providers for Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities

Latinx Therapy – directory of Latinx therapists

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network – QTPOC Mental health practitioner directory

GAYLESTA – directory of LGBTQ-friendly therapists

Therapists of Color – Bay Area – directory of therapists of Color in the San Francisco Bay Area

Bay Area Muslim Therapists – directory of Muslim therapists in the San Francisco Bay Area

SoCal Muslim Therapists – directory of Muslim therapists in Southern California