We speak your language; the chat app will recognize your language when you use the chat. 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.
If you would like to speak with a counselor, we have counselors available in over 50 languages who serve all our target populations.
Who We Are
CalMHSA helps fund, develop, and implement mental health services at the state, regional, and local levels. We are delivering crisis counseling support for Californians impacted by COVID-19, with funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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:
24/7 Suicide & Crisis LifeLine: 988
24/7 access to trained counselors to help people experiencing mental health-related distress, thoughts of suicide, or substance use crisis.
Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org
24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline