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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: (530) 265-5811

Other crisis phone numbers:

  • California Youth Crisis Line: 800-843-5200. Crisis intervention counseling, etc.
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD
  • The Effort: 916-368-3111
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
  • Suicide Prevention:
    From Roseville/Citrus Heights: (916) 773-3111
    From Auburn/Placer/Nevada County: (530) 885-2300
  • 1-800-SUICIDE
    1-800-273-TALK. Suicide prevention, awareness, and support
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center: 1-800-273-8255
  • Veteran’s Crisis Hotline: 1-877-838-2838 (877-VET-2-VET)
  • Youth Crisis Services: 1-800-339-9597. 24 hour crisis line, counseling, assessments, bilingual (Spanish) services available

These agencies will connect you with someone who can evaluate your situation now and ensure that you are safe.

Mental Health Information - State and National

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Al-Anon
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    Offers educational programs for professionals, educate public, and provide programs and resources for suicide.
  • California Network of Mental Health Clients
    1722 J Street, suite 324
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Statewide mental health agency that provides self-help and referrals.
  • Getting Through Tough Times
  • Go Ask Alice
    A comprehensive health Q&A resource.
  • The Jed Foundation
    Promoting emotional health & preventing suicide.
  • Know the Signs
    Suicide prevention, awareness, and support.
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • 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.
  • ULifeline
    An online resource for college mental health.

Placer County Mental Health Resources

  • Placer County Behavioral Health
    101 Cirby Hills Drive
    Roseville, CA 95678
    888-886-5401 (CRISIS)
    Comprehensive mental health services
  • ACCESS/CPS (Roseville)
    3232 Lincoln
    Roseville, CA 95637
    Family resource center, employment assistance, parenting classes, anger management, counseling for children up to 18, hispanic support groups.
  • ACCESS/CPS (Auburn)
    11990 Heritage Oak Place, suite 9
    Auburn, CA 95603
    Family resource center, employment assistance, parenting classes, anger management, counseling for children up to 18, hispanic support groups.
  • Placer County Network of Care
    Hundreds of free community resources (health, crisis, counseling, transportation, etc).
  • Campaign for Community Wellness
    530-889-6712 Cindy Cassidy
  • Center for Counseling and Diagnostic Services
    Sacramento State University
    Low cost counseling and diagnostic services for ADD and ADHD, GATe Program
  • Chapa-De Indian Health Program
    11670 Atwood Road
    Auburn, CA 95603
    Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Counseling for Teens by Teens
  • The Gathering Inn
    (916) 791-9355
    (916) 791-1916
    Drug/alcohol free program, random tests are administered. They assist residents of So. Placer County. They will assist with shelter, 12-Step programs, clothing, health clinic and several other services.
  • Golden Sierra Life Skills
    P.O. Box 4108
    Auburn, CA 95602
    Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Hope Counseling Center
    720 Sunrise Ave Ste 202C
    Roseville, CA 95661
  • Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center
    1530 3rd St., Ste. 111
    Lincoln, CA 95648
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
    (Placer County Chapter)
    Active in referrals & information distribution regarding support groups which are open to clients and family members. Placer County Mental Health Services provides facilitators and facilities for meetings.
  • New Dawn Eating Disorders Recovery Center
  • New Leaf Counseling Services
    1254 High Street
    Auburn, CA 95603
    Outpatient drug & alcohol substance abuse treatment and halfway house/sober living. For pregnant/postpartum women.
  • Olive Branch
    1285 High Street
    Auburn, CA 95603
    Counseling for couples, family, parent-child, etc.
  • PEACE for Families (Auburn)
    Placer Women’s Center
    337 Commercial Street, #200
    Auburn, CA 95603
    1-800-575-5352 (CRISIS)
    For victims of domestic violence.
  • PEACE for Families (Roseville)
    Placer Women’s Center
    408 Folsom Road
    Roseville, CA 95678
    For victims of domestic violence.
  • Placer Collaborative Network
    Over 40 members comprise the army of service providers at Placer Collaborative Network. Focused on mental, physical, and community wellness.
  • Postpartum Depression Resources
  • Sacramento State Counseling Services
  • Sierra Mental Wellness Group (Roseville)
    333 Sunrise Ave, #701
    Roseville, CA 95661
    Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Sierra Mental Wellness Group (Auburn)
    333 Sunrise Ave, #701
    Roseville, CA 95661
    Comprehensive mental health service.
  • Sierra Native Alliance
    173 Oak Street
    Auburn, CA 95603
    530-745-1250 ex: 1250
  • State Department of Rehabilitation Auburn Branch (No. Sierra Dist. Affiliate)
    610 Auburn-Ravine Rd., Suite G
    Auburn CA 95603-3930
    (530) 823-4040 (Voice & TTY)
    Services include: career education and training, job search, career assessment, transportation, independent living skills, assistive technology.
  • Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program
    Eating disorders treatment and prevention services.

Placer County Community Services

  • Clothing Closet
    Adventure Christian Church
    6401 Stanford Ranch Road
    Roseville, CA 95677
    Women only; clothing for infant to age 4.
    Food, clothing , shelter…
  • Placer County Housing
    (530) 889-9500, ext. 209 Theresa
  • Placer County Network of Care
    Hundreds of free community resources (health, crisis, counseling, transportation, etc)
  • Placer County Support Group List
  • Roseville Housing Authority
    311 Vernon Street
    Roseville, CA 95678
    Phone: (916) 774-5270
    Fax: (916) 774-5286
    Section 8 Housing

Sacramento County Mental Health Resources

  • Sacramento County Direct Access Team
    2130 Stockton Blvd.
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Child: (916) 875-9980
    Adult: (916) 875-1055
    Comprehensive mental health services.
  • Another Choice, Another Chance
    5415 Florin Road
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    Alcohol and drug treatment, mental health and behavioral health treatment services.
  • ASDL Services, Inc
    6615 Valley Hi Drive, Suite B
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    General mental health counseling. Comprehensive. All ages.
  • Asian Pacific Community Counseling
    7373 14th Avenue, Suite 120-B
    Sacramento CA 95820
    Free counseling services to Asian/Pacific Islander community.
  • Capital Counseling Center
    9470 Micron Ave, suite 132
    Sacramento, CA 95827
    Child, marriage, and family counseling.
  • Carmichael Presbyterian Counseling Center
    5645 Marconi Ave
    Carmichael, CA 95608
    Short and long term comprehensive counseling and EMDR services.
  • Crisis Nursery (Respite Care)
    4533 Pasadena Ave
    Sacramento, CA 95821
    Sacramento: 916-394-2000
    Grass Valley: 530-265-0693
    Will pick up children, up to age 6 years old, no charge, no questions asked, up to 30 days.
  • Fallcreek Counseling Association
    5900 Coyle Avenue, Suite D
    Carmichael, CA 95608
    Counseling and learning disability assessments.
  • Family Service Agency
    Counseling services.
  • Hope Counseling Center
    1430 Alhambra Blvd Ste 200
    Sacramento, CA 95816
    916 444 2170.
  • La Familia Counseling Center
    Screening, diagnosis and treatment mental health services for Medi-Cal eligible people from 0-21 years old.
  • New Directions
    7996 Old Winding Way, #210 & #300
    Fair Oaks, CA 95628
    Adolescent chemical problems, counseling, support groups, information, and referrals.
  • New Pathways (formerly Catholic Social Services)
    5890 Newman Court
    Sacramento, CA 95819
    Counseling services for individuals and families.
  • Terra Nova Counseling
    5750 Sunrise Blvd
    Citrus Heights, CA 95610
    Phone: (916) 239-6387
    Fax: (916) 344-0739.
  • Visions Unlimited
    6833 Stockton Blvd. Suite #485
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    Mental health services.
    1900 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    For victims of domestic violence: counseling and EMDR.
  • Sacramento County Mental Health
    2150 Stockton Boulevard
    Sacramento 95817
  • Sacramento County Mental Health Association
  • Sacramento State Counseling Services
  • Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program
    Eating disorders treatment and prevention services.

Sacramento County Community Resources

  • 2-1-1 Sacramento
    National dialing code for free, 24 hour access to information about community resources.
  • Child and Family Institute
    4545 9th Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95820
    Children and youth psychiatric clinic.
  • Department of Human Assistance
    Child care referrals.
  • Gender Health Center
    2020 29th Street, Suite 201
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Counseling on a sliding scale basis to everyone
  • Sacramento County Health and Social Services
    Community resources.
  • Sacramento Emergency Housing
  • Sacramento Food Bank
    3333 Third Ave.
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Family Support Services Food, clothing, parent education, adult education, youth education.
  • Sacramento Resource Directory
    The most comprehensive directory of resources for Sacramento County.
  • Sacramento Screening Center
    Youth Shelter

Nevada County Mental Health Resources

  • Anew Day Counseling
    154 Hughes Road, Ste. 1
    Grass Valley, CA 95945
    Large scope. Comprehensive.
  • Community Recovery Resources (CoRR)
    Drug Recovery Services.
  • Nevada County Behavioral Health
  • Olive Branch
    123 Margaret Ln, Suite C1
    Grass Valley, CA 95945
    Couples, family, parent-child, etc.
  • R.E.A.C.H.
    Sliding Scale Fees
  • Team 3 Family Counseling
  • Western Sierra Medical Clinic/Miners Family Health Center

Nevada County Community Resources

El Dorado County Mental Health Resources

  • EDCA Lifeskills
    893 Spring Street
    Placerville, CA 95667
    Drug and Alcohol treatment.
  • Family Connections: El Dorado
    2860 Smith Flat School Rd. 
    Placerville, CA 95667
    Individual, group, family counseling, etc.
  • New Morning Youth and Family Services
    6765 Green Valley Road
    Placerville, CA 95667
    Emergency youth shelter, individual and group counseling, parenting classes.
  • Progress House
    PO Box 1666
    2944 Coloma Street
    Placerville, CA 95667
    Drug and alcohol treatment.
  • Tahoe Youth and Family Services
    1021 Fremont Avenue
    South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
    Crisis and family counseling, services for very young children.

El Dorado County Community Resources

  • El Dorado County Food Assistance Program
    3291 B Coach Lane
    Cameron Park, CA 95682
    Food banks, women's shelters, etc.

Additional Resources

An online, interactive training to help identify people in distress and where to send them for help.

LGBTIQ Resources

Veteran's Resources

  • Armed Forces Emergency Services (AFES)
    8928 Volunteer Lane, Suite 100
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    Counseling, referrals, and other social services to vets and their families.
  • HERO: Home Emergency Relief Organization
    3240 Professional Drive
    Auburn, CA 95602
    Phone: 530-368-9869
    Fax: 530-887-1379
    A sub-agency under Golden Sierra Life Skills specifically designed for Veterans.
  • Military One Source
    Counseling service for active duty, Guard and Reserve members and their families. Up to 12 free counseling sessions.
  • Placer County Veteran Service Office
    John Melrose
    1000 Sunset Blvd, Ste 115
    Rocklin, CA 95765
    (916) 780-3290
  • The Soldiers Project
    2280 Grass Valley Hwy #293
    Auburn, CA 95603
    All-volunteer group of parents, family and friends of GLBT people to promote the health and well-being of everyone.
  • TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors)
    Helping survivors heal
  • VA Medical Center
    10535 Hospital Way
    Mather, CA
    (916) 843-7000
  • VA Northern CA Healthcare
    (800) 382-8387
  • Vet Center, Sacramento
    (916) 566-7430
  • Veteran’s Crisis Hotline
    877-838-2838 (877-VET-2-VET)

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