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|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!||
Crisis intervention. 877-YOUTHLINE (968-8454)
A mental health site for teens.
|Love is Respect||
A website geared to preventing dating violence and helping its victims. 24/7 helpline run by peer advocates (866) 331-9474 or text "loveis" to 22522.
|Strength of Us||
An online community connecting young adults affected by mental health issues.
Help to get through tough times. Forums, facts and teen's own stories. Add your own.
|The Trevor Project||
A website and hotline dedicated to supporting LGBTQ teens.
Teen-to-teen peer counseling. Monday to Friday 4 - 8 pm PST. (888) 977-3399.
|Asian Community Mental Health Services||
Available in 8 Asian languages. Open to all.
310 8th St., Suite 201, Oakland, (510) 451-7200
|Berkeley Youth Alternatives Counseling Center||
Crisis counseling, anger management, and drug awareness.
1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, (510) 845-9010 ext. 226
|Center for Family Counseling||
Free for Oakland youth between ages 8-17
9925 International Blvd, Suite 6, (510) 562-3731
|Children's Hospital Teen Clinics||
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. Support groups and peer counseling. Available in Spanish and English. (415) 333-HELP (4357)
|La Clinica de la Raza "Casa del Sol"||
English/Spanish psychological and psychiatric services.
1501 Fruitvale, Oakland, (510) 535-6300
|Fred Finch Youth Center||
Mental health and social services for at-risk youth. Available in Spanish and English.
3800 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland, (510) 482-2244 ext. 0
Counseling, holistic wellness, fitness, and more.
8711 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, (510) 777-9909
|Berkeley Drop-In Center||
Free. Drop-in Center. Monday - Thursday 9 - 4pm and Friday 9 - 2pm
3234 Adeline St., Berkeley, (510) 653-3808
|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 C, Hayward, CA (510) 479-0554
|Pacific Center for Human Growth||
Counseling and support for LGBTQ youth.
2712 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley (510) 548-8283
|Alameda County Trauma Informed Care||
Resources for those suffering from a traumatic experience and for those aiding an experiencer of trauma.
24 hour crisis line (800) 309-2131