Crisis Resources for Parents & Teens


In case of emergency, contact 9-1-1

Santa Clara County Suicide/Crisis Hot Lines: 1-855-278-4204 (Toll-free)

Alum Rock Mobile Crisis Response and Counseling (MCRC) (for children under 18): 24/7 / Bilingual 408 -294-0579

Santa Clara County EMQ Mobile Crisis intervention (for children under 18): 408-379-9085

County Mental Health Services CALL CENTER Santa Clara County Crisis Outreach Referral Education Services or “CORE” 24-hour emergency/crisis intervention. English, Spanish, Vietnamese. 800-704-0900 (Toll-free)

Santa Clara County GATEWAY (drug/alcohol linkage services) 800-488-9919 Santa Clara County Contact Cares (Crisis and Parental stress hotline) 408-850-6125

National Suicide Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE 1-800-784-2433

California Youth Crisis Line 1-800-843-5200

NOTE: Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Police are trained officers who can recognize and understand the seriousness and sensitivity of the mentally ill during a crisis situation. Request a CIT officer during all mental health emergencies. Emergency: call 911 & request a CIT Officer. Non-Emergency: call 311 & request a CIT Office.