Click on the population you most identify with to chat:
If you do not identify with any population from above, you can find trained supportive peers to chat with here:
We are here to support you, including protecting your personal information. There won’t be a need for your full or last name, address, or phone number.
Beginning July 10, 2022, the calhopeconnect.org chat app will be staffed from 8 am until midnight, Monday through Friday. If you would like additional assistance, or if you would like to speak with someone outside of these hours, please call the CalHOPE warmline at 855-845-7415; the warmline will be open for calls 24/7. Please check back later for any changes to the staffing hours.
Who We Are
CalMHSA helps fund, develop, and implement mental health services at the state, regional, and local levels. We are delivering counseling support for Californians, with funding from the State of California.
CalMHSA is part of the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program run by the California Department of Health Care Services, in response to the COVID-19 emergency. See CalHOPE for more state resources.
If you or someone you are caring for is in a crisis situation, please immediately contact the following services:
24-Hour Suicide Prevention Hotline
24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline