​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you for putting your mental health first. 

We're glad you are here!

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 CRISIS ​SERVICES                                                                               

There is no crisis that is too big or too small! Connect with our resources to help you.

Please note that the people answering these calls may be mandatory reporters, and required to make a report to CPS or law enforcement in certain situations. Learn about local mandatory reporter laws here.​ 



Need to talk? • Need support? • Need resources?
You can call or text: (916) SUPPORT [787-7678]
Chat and in-​​person support is also available 24/7.

For more information, check The Source webpage.
- For youth up to the age of 26 and their caregivers -​​


A walk-in clinic that welcomes anyone experiencing mental health-distress regardless of age and ability to pay. Check out the MHUCC webpage for available hours or call (916) 520-2460 for more details.

Services include:

  • A safe space for peer support and on the spot counseling.
  • Interventions and tests.
  • Brief medication support services (excluding controlled substances such as ADHD medications, some anxiety medications, etc.).


A 24/7 crisis residential program that is an alternative place for young adults to stay up to 30 days (also known as respite services) and receive onsite support, such as counseling, groups, classes, and treatment by a psychiatrist.

Youth must be referred and be between the ages of 18 to 2​9. See referral forms below:Form​​​s must be faxed to (916) 244-2751.
For more information check out The STAY Webpage or call (916) 890-3000 

GET HELP                                                                                            

If you’re ready to get help, you can sign up online​!
Want to know more about our providers? Check them out:

Capital Star
Dignity Health
HeartLand Child & Family Services
La Familia
River Oak Center for Children
Sacramento Children’s Home
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
Turning Point Community Programs
UC Davis CAARE Center
Pacific Cl​inics​

​​HOW TO HELP A FRIEND                                                             

Need help to identify warning signs or don’t know what to say? Here are some resources:Still unsure? We encourage you to ​​talk to a trusted suppo​rt person, such as your parent, teacher, coach, pastor etc. to further guide you on how to support your friend. You can also contact our crisis supports, such as The Source​ if you have difficulty w​ith finding a trusted person.

OUTREACH & ENGAGEMENT                                                      

YOUTH HELP NETWORK (YHN)​Youth Help Network logo

Do you just need help knowing where to go or how to get started? Capital Star's YHN provides triage and navigation services, outreach, engagement and crisis support to Transition Age Youth (TAY) ages 16 through 25 years old. The program also provides supports that are helpful to LGBTQ TAY, TAY experiencing homelessness, TAY served by Child Welfare and Probation, Commercially Sexually Exploited Children/Youth (CSEC), immigrant TAY, and refugee TAY. Services are free and short-term regardless of insurance. YHN's Youth Advocates have personal experience with mental health and other challenges that youth face. Services include health navigation, peer support​, housing resources, job readiness, and more! For questions or to connect to services, please call or text (916) 860-9819. YHN is open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

For more info: Youth Help Network webpage


CSET FOR CSEC: Consultation and Support Engagement Team (CSET) for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Program

Are you being pressured in your relationships?

  • Is anyone threatening you to make money fast?
  • Are you between the ages 12 to 21?

CSET can help!

For referrals and/or information, call: (916) 844-2426 or check out CSET’s webpage.



Do you feel like you hear, see, or believe things that others don’t?

Have the things you heard, seen, or believed interrupted your day, caused stress in your relationships, or made you feel out of control?

If you are between the ages of 12-30 and have experienced this within the last two years, SacEDAPT may be able to help! For more information click here.


Hang out around people just like you! Come and drop by to any of these spots

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Sacramento LGBT Community Center logo     

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