Local Mental Health Referrals for Hospitalization and Crises


Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room


24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 
Warm Line:  1-855-845-7415
Friendship Line (crisis and warm line for older adults): 1-800-971-0016

24-hour crisis line

510-536-7233 | www.asafeplacedvs.org

Adult Protective Services: 

Child Protective Services

T.A.L.K. Line (for parents under stress)
(415) 441-5437

San Francisco – Crisis

Psychiatric Emergency Services: (415) 206-8125
Comprehensive Child Crisis: (415) 970-3800
Dore Urgent Care Clinic (crisis residential):  (415) 553-3100

Mobile Crisis Team: (415) 970-4000 
S.F. Suicide Prevention: (415) 781-0500 

Alameda Crisis

Alameda County 24-hr Crisis Line:  1-800-309-2131
Mobile Crisis Team: (510) 981-5254 
Berkeley Mobile Crisis Team crisis and resource line:  (510) 981-5244


John George Psychiatric Pavilion

Herrick Hospital – Alta Bates Medical Center (Berkeley)
510-204-4405 https://www.sutterhealth.org/absmc/services

Low Fee Referrals

ACCESS Program (Acute Crisis Care and Evaluation for System-wide Service)
This is the number to call to be referred to all county mental health services. Open to all Alameda county residents. Offers services in Spanish and in 8 Asian languages.



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