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if you need help now

If you are thinking about harming yourself, tell someone who can help immediately.  Do not wait for you next psychotherapy appointment.

  • Do not isolate yourself.

  • Call a trusted family member or friend.

  • Call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room to get immediate help.

  • Make an appointment with your doctor and/or therapist.

Call the toll-free, 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) or 800-799-4TTY (800-799-4889).

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24-Hour Crisis Line

If you or someone you know is struggling with difficult life circumstances or uncomfortable thoughts and emotions we are here to help. You do not need to be experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings to call. Trained crisis intervention counselors are available to receive crisis calls and give supportive counseling 24 hours a day, every day. Translation is available in more than 140 languages. They also offer teletype (TDD) services for deaf and hearing-impaired individuals.


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Friendship Line California - Older Adults

Even if you live alone, you don't have to feel alone.

For many of the older adults who live alone in California, every day can bring some form of isolation and loneliness.  The Friendship Line California can help by bringing you connections.

If you or someone you know would benefit from a friendly conversation, they’re there to listen.

1 (888) 670-1360

Friendship Line California is a free crisis intervention hotline and a warmline for non-emergency emotional support calls.

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