Mental Health


The following websites provide information and resources about mental health conditions in youth. This list is not exhaustive and is not an endorsement or recommendation for any particular organization or site.

Mental Health America

National Alliance on Mental Illness

American Psychological Association

Child Mind Institute

Mental Health Literacy

Erika's Lighthouse

Information and resources on Teen Depression

Worry Wise Kids

Information and resources on anxiety

Coping Cat Parents

Information and resources on anxiety

Anxiety and Depression Association of America


If you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening emergency please call 911. Please see the helpline numbers below for free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones

Suicide Helplines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Text 741741

TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Hearing Impaired Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255

Suicide Crisis (SLO Hotline)


Mental Health Helplines

Central Coast Hotline


24 hours a day, 365 days a year

SLO Behavioral Health


California Youth Crisis Line


CALhope Warmline

833-317-HOPE (4673)



Text: Teen to 839863

Open 6:00-9:00 pm daily PST

SAMHSA's National Helpline

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

800-662-HELP (4357)

TTY: 1-800-487-4889

National Alliance on Mental Illness

800-950-NAMI (6264)

M-F 10:00-8:00 pm EST