Behavioral Health Resources
If You are in Crisis:
Certain situations require immediate attention. If you are having suicidal feelings, or having difficulty controlling the urge to hurt yourself, or anyone else, you need to deal with this NOW. If you are feeling unable to handle the situation right now, call an emergency line right away. See these numbers:
For Life-Threatening Situations: 911
- Placer County Crisis Line: (888) 886-5401
- Sacramento County Mental Health: (916) 732-3637
- Nevada County Mental Health Crisis Line: (530) 265-5811
Children & Youth
- Nevada County Child Abuse and Neglect
530/273-4291 or toll-free at 888/456-9380
- National Resources
California Youth Crisis Line: (800) 843-5200. Crisis intervention counseling, etc.
Child Abuse Hotline: (800) 4-A-CHILD
- Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
24/7 Professional crisis counselors; over 170 languages
Childhelp.org has amazing resources
- Youth Crisis Services: (800) 339-9597.
24-hour crisis line, counseling, assessments, bilingual (Spanish) services available.
- Nevada County Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition: DVSAC
24-Hour Crisis Line: 530/272-3467
- National Domestic Violence Hotline:
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Advocates are available 24/7
Over 200 languages spoken
Great resources; lot of information
- COVID-19 Public Health Update for local area
- The Effort: (916) 368-3111– The Effort provides a full range of healthcare services to people of all ages. It is modeled after Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic.
- Go Ask Alice: A comprehensive health Q&A resource.
Nevada County Community Resources
- 2-1-1 Nevada County: Searchable database for mental health, medical care, food, housing, veterans services, housing, LGBT, etc.
Open 24/7, Free & Confidential
- Community Beyond Violence, Nevada County: (530) 272-3467
State and National Resources
These agencies will connect you with someone who can evaluate your situation now and ensure that you are safe.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Offers educational programs for professionals and the public, and provides programs and resources for suicide prevention.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
Other Types of Crisis:
- TREVOR Lifeline (LGBTQ): (866) 788-7386
- National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE
- Suicide Prevention:
From Roseville/Citrus Heights: (916) 773-3111
From Auburn/Placer/Nevada County: (530) 885-2300
- Suicide.org: (800) SUICIDE
(800) 273-TALK. Suicide prevention, awareness, and support
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center: (800) 273-8255
- Suicide is Preventable: Know the Signs and Prevent Suicide.
- The Jed Foundation: nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for teens & young adults.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 confidential support
Great section on Emotional Wellbeing during COVID-19 Outbreak