Crisis & Referral


CalHOPE Counseling Services


Free Individual and Group Counseling

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Alternatives to Dialing 9-1-1


Wondering who you can call when you don't need the police, fire, or ambulance to show up? Check out TMHA's list of alternatives to dialing 9-1-1 for non-emergency calls. 

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COVID-19 Resources


Coronavirus resources updated regularly. 

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Central Coast Hotline


Central Coast Hotline is a confidential mental health guidance, crisis and suicide prevention telephone line which also provides mental health resource information. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Free of charge. Make the call, any time: 800-783-0607.

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San Luis Obispo County Mental Health Evaluation Team (MHET)


The MHET responds to psychiatric emergency calls throughout San Luis Obispo County. They provide assessments for any adult or child who has a psychiatric emergency, who is at psychiatric risk or who may require psychiatric hospitalization. 1-800-838-1381

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Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness


A 24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Response and Service Access Line is always available. Someone is ready to assist you 24 hours per day, seven days per week: (888) 868-1649.

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2-1-1 Connecting People to Health & Human Services is an easy to remember three-digit phone number that brings people and services together.

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Peer-Run Warmline


The Peer-Run Warm Line (1-855-845-7415) is a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking emotional support. They provide assistance via phone and webchat on a nondiscriminatory basis to anyone in need. Some concerns callers share are challenges with interpersonal relationships, anxiety, panic, depression, finance, and alcohol and drug use.

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