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Optum San Diego Behavioural Health - Community Resources

NAMI's Family and Peer Support Helpline

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-F
(800) 523-5933

Warm Line

3:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week
(619) 295-1055
(800) 930-9276

California Evidence-based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

An online searchable database that provides independent research review of over 220 programs related to child welfare, as well as screening and assessment tools commonly used by the child welfare system.

Consumer Center for Health Education and Advocacy, San Diego County

The Consumer Center for Health Education & Advocacy (CCHEA) helps low-income residents of San Diego County navigate through the maze of today's health care system. CCHEA helps people get the health care they need.

Family and Youth Roundtable of San Diego

The Family and Youth Roundtable (FYRT) is an independent family and youth led organization. The foundation of their work is to build an interconnection between the families, youth receiving services, and the public child-family serving agencies that serve our communities.
(619) 546-5852

Housing Matters

Housing Matters help San Diego County links homeless San Diegans with mental illness to supportive housing as a first step towards stability and recovery.

It's Up to Us

It's Up to Us campaign is designed to empower San Diegans to talk openly about mental illness, recognize symptoms, utilize local resources and seek help.

Mental Health America of San Diego County

Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) is an organization dedicated to addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illnesses.

Mente Sana-Cuerpo Sano

Recursos Confidenciales para la salud mental y los cambios de vida

MY3 App

MY3 is a free, suicide prevention app for iPhones and androids.  MY3 allows you to identify 3 people you would call if you ever started to have suicidal thoughts.  It also can connect you to your local crisis line via National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and/or 911. Please take a moment to download the app and preprogram your San Diego Access and Crisis Line 888 724-7240 as your local crisis line.

NAMI San Diego

NAMI supports people with mental illnesses and their families by helping them find coping mechanisms for their daily struggle with brain disorders. They also educate people who have mental illness, their families, and the general public about mental illness with the goal of dispelling ignorance and stigma.
San Diego: (858) 634-6580
Oceanside: (760) 722-3754

Postpartum Mental Health Resource

The following grid highlights postpartum services identified by San Diego providers.
Postpartum Mental Health Resource Grid

RICA San Diego

Recovery Innovations of CA (California) provides recovery-based services to adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges.
(866) 481-5361

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices 

An online searchable database containing more than 200 interventions that are reviewed and rated by independent reviewers.

San Diego Network of Care

The Network of Care is a comprehensive resource for individuals, families, and agencies concerned with behavioral health.

Survivors of Suicide Loss

Survivors of Suicide Loss, Inc. is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, self-help support group system for those who have lost a relative or friend through suicide.
(619) 482-0297

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
(866) 4-U-TREVOR

Veterans Village of San Diego

VVSD has served all veterans since 1981 and is dedicated to "Leave No One Behind." VVSD is the only program of its kind in the United States and is nationally recognized as the leader in serving homeless military veterans. Each year VVSD provides services to more than 2,000 military veterans.

Our mission statement: Veterans Village of San Diego serves America’s veterans in overcoming homelessness and related challenges.

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program San Diego Chapter

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program is a community-based program primarily developed to address youth/teen/young adult suicide (ages 10-25) through public awareness campaigns, education, and training.
(760) 635-5904

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    Access & Crisis Line

    (888) 724-7240
    TDD/TTY Dial 711
    7 days a week/24 hrs a day

    Provider Line

    (800) 798-2254

    Support Desk

    (800) 834-3792

    TERM Line

    (877) 824-8376