Mental Health

On the Web
California Youth Crisis Line

Get advice and resources about abuse, depression, homelessness, family issues, etc. Available in different languages. (800) 843-5200 

Youth America Hotline!

877-YOUTHLINE (968-8454)


A Mental Health site for Teens.

Love is Respect

A website geared to preventing dating violence and helping its victims.

Strength of Us

Teens counseling other teens.

Reach Out

Help to get through tough times. Facts and teen's own stories. Add your own.

It Gets Better

Support for LGBTQ teens.

Around the Bay
Youthline SF

Teen-to-teen peer counseling. (888) 977-3399.

Asian Community Mental Health Services

Available in 8 Asian languages. Open to all.

310 8th St., Suite 201, Oakland, (510) 451-6729

Berkeley Youth Alternatives Counseling Center

Crisis counseling, anger management, and drug awareness.

1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, (510) 845-9010

Center for Family Counseling

Free for women between ages 13-17 living east of 35th Avenue.

9925 International Blvd, Suite 6, (510) 562-3731

Children's Hospital Teen Clinics

Ages 11-24. Three sites in Oakland: 5400 Telegraph Ave., McClymonds High School, and Youth Uprising, (510) 428-3387

Community United Against Violence - Safety Line

Counseling and resources for people who have experienced or witnessed harassment or abuse within LGBTQ communities. Drop-in hours too. (415) 333-HELP (4357)

La Clinica de la Raza "Casa del Sol"

English/Spanish psychological and psychiatric services.

1501 Fruitvale, Oakland, (510) 535-6200

Fred Finch Youth Center

Mental health and social services for at-risk youth.

3800 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland, (510)-482-2244

Youth Uprising

Conseling, holistic wellness, fitness, and more.

8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, (510) 777-9909

Coalition for Alternatives in Mental Health

Free. Drop-in Center.

3234 Adeline St., Berkeley, (510) 653-3808

Community Counseling & Education Center (CCEC)

Program for Adolescent Treatment in Fremont. Call for info. (510) 461-0291 ext. 770

Jewish Family & Children's Services of the East Bay

Open to all.

2484 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 210, Berkeley, (510) 704-7475

WestCoast Children's Clinic

Psychological services to children, youth, and their families.

3301 E. 12th Street, Suite 259, Oakland, (510) 269-9030

Center for Empowering Refugees & Immigrants (CERI)

Mental health, social services, counseling, support groups, and meditation for refugees and immigrants.

544 International Blvd., Suite 9, (510) 444-1671

Youth In Mind

A statewide organization in California made up of young people (12-28 years old) affected by mental health issues who want to have a voice in mental health organizations, policies and decisionmaking.

22245 Main St., Ste. 200, RM 2, Hayward, CA (916) 217-7227