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The Behavioral Health Call Center is the entry point for access to all Santa Clara County behavioral health services. We provide support for individuals and families who are in crisis; considering suicide; or struggling with mental illness, substance use, or both.
ATTENTION: If you speak another language, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you.
Call 800.704.0900 (TTY: 800.855.7100 or 711).
SUPPORTING WELLNESS AND RECOVERY AFTER A TRAGIC EVENT
In light of the recent VTA tragedy it is important for family, friends, co-workers, and other community members to focus on wellness and recovery. This document was developed to assist Adults with the first 6-8 weeks after a traumatic event and highlights how to work actively to prevent long-term behavioral health impacts.
Link to down load document (Click here)
Click to view a video with Dr. Bruce Perry, international expert on the impact of trauma, speak on 6/30/2021 about "Healing and Building Resilience in the Aftermath of a Mass Shooting"
As numbers of cases of COVID-19 increase, so does the associated anxiety, feelings of fear and uncertainty, and other mental health concerns around the developing situation. The mental health effects of COVID-19 are just as important to address as are the physical health effects. The County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Services Department (BHSD) and our Community Based Organizations continue to provide services and support. Please contact us today.
Virtual Wellness Center providing Engagement, Psychoeducation, & Wellness Activities for
Youth & Young adults Ages 12-25 - Virtual You Navigating Wellness Online (click for flyer)
In an effort to support your wellness the county BHSD has developed some information sheets to help you cope effectively during these times:
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (English), 03-17-2020
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks—Taking Care of Children (English)
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Service status for local bereavement support agencies during COVID-19 and shelter-in-place:
Addendum: Grief Support in Santa Clara County
Learn different ways to grieve in isolation and the resources available to you during this time:
Grieving during COVID-19 and Shelter-in-Place
A message from Behavioral Health Services staff:
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