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Crisis Resources


For emergencies that need an immediate response, call or text 9-1-1

When contacting 911 during a mental health crisis, request a crisis intervention trained (CIT) officer. To find out how to prepare and what to expect, learn more at 

If you know someone who is in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please reach out for 24/7 confidential support. 

  • Call 
    • StarVista Crisis Hotline: (650) 579-0350 
    • National Lifeline: 988 or 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) 
  • Text 
    • National Crisis Texline: Text “Bay” to 741741 
    • StarVista Teen Crisis Services (Mon-Thurs, 4:30pm-9:30pm): 650-747-6463 
  • Visit 

Crisis hotlines provide immediate telephone counseling by trained crisis workers. You do not need to be experiencing suicidal thoughts or a mental health crisis to call. These lines are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.