TALK TO SOMEONE
All are 24/7, free, confidential
Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis Hotline
Trained volunteer counselors available 24/7
Crisis Text Line Number
Text RENEW to 741741
Trained volunteer counselors available by text message
Veterans’ Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255; press 1
1-800-799-4889, for deaf and hard-of-hearing
Text any message to 838255
Connect with qualified, caring VA responders
FIND A PROVIDER OR IMMEDIATE HELP
Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Call Center
For more information about all Santa Clara County behavioral health programs, or to see if you qualify.
3100 De La Cruz Blvd, Suite 310, Santa Clara
South County Office
16340 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill
Speak with a Health Insurance Counselor for details about your Medicare choices. Counseling sessions are free.
Mental Health Urgent Care Walk-In Clinic
2221 Enborg Lane, San Jose
Open every day from 8am to 10pm
The clinic provides screening, assessment, crisis intervention, referral and short-term treatment to adolescents and adults experiencing a behavioral health crisis and need immediate help, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
Mobile Crisis Response Team
1-800-704-0900; press 2
Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm
Speak with a clinician to who can screen and assess mental health or suicide crisis situations over the phone and intervene wherever the crisis is occurring.
911 Emergency Services
If calling 911 for a mental health-related emergency, request a police officer with Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
1150 South Bascom Ave., Suite 24, San Jose
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Make the Connection
Online resource for veterans to hear stories of recovery and access resources.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Healing Conversations
Email: [email protected]
Opportunity for survivors of suicide loss to speak with volunteers who are loss survivors.
452 S. 1st Street, San Jose
Access peer-based social, emotional, and mental health support for LGBTQ+ adults in Santa Clara County.
Billy DeFrank Lesbian & Gay Community Center
938 The Alameda, San Jose
Provides community, leadership, advocacy, services and support to the Silicon Valley’s LGBTQ People and their Allies.
More LGBTQ County resources available at www.sccbhsd.org/lgbtq
Get a Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO)
GVROs can help temporarily remove guns and prevent new ones from being purchased by someone who is at risk of harming themselves or others. If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk, you can file for a GVRO. Family members, household members, some employers, colleagues, teachers, and law enforcement are eligible to file. Learn more about GVROs and how to file one at https://speakforsafety.org/.
Voluntarily Relinquish Your Firearm
The County of Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office accepts unwanted firearms and ammunition at its stations in San Jose, Cupertino, and San Martin. If you feel that you or someone in your household is at risk of harming themselves or anyone else, you can turn in your weapons. Instructions on how to turn over your firearm and/or ammunition are below.
Visit https://countysheriff.sccgov.org/services/how-voluntarily-relinquish-firearms-sheriffs-office or Call 408-299-2311 and tell the dispatcher.
Guns are accepted at the following locations:
55 W. Younger Ave., San Jose
Open all day and night
West Valley Division
1601 S. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino
Monday-Friday from 8am to 3pm
South County Station
80 W. Highland Ave., San Martin
Monday-Friday from 8am to 3pm
Learn More about Firearms and Suicide
Firearms and Suicide Prevention
Brochure from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) that offers firearm owners information on suicide risk factors and warning signs, resources to provide help, and reminders on how to stay safe.