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Behavioral Health

General Resources

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline

Offers 24/7 free and confidential support for those in crisis or experiencing a suicidal crisis. The hotline is located in Fresno and serves the following counties: Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Madera, Merced, Mariposa and Stanislaus.

NAMI Fresno Helpline

NAMI offers hope and resources to those affected by mental illness, from their families and friends to the entire community.

Fresno EOC Sanctuary LGBTQ Resource Center

3127 N. Millbrook The Sanctuary LGBTQ+ Program provides support services to those of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community, including access to the safe and inclusive Q-CARE (Community, Advocacy, Resources & Equity) Center.
1250 Fulton Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Directing Change

The Directing Change Program and Film Contest and the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health invite young people 12-25 to learn about suicide prevention and mental health through a film contest.


Suicide Prevention


State & National Resources


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for those in distress; prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones; and best practices for professionals.

Veterans: Press 1

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S., anytime, for support and information.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project offers 24/7 support to LGBTQ+ young people via phone, text or chat.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline offers emotional and financial support to members of the transgender community.

LGBT National Senior Hotline

The LGBT National Senior Hotline provides peer support and resources for the senior community.

Know the signs and find ways to reach out.

Each Mind Matters

Each Mind Matters is California’s mental health movement and offers resources and support for people of all ages and backgrounds.

American Foundation of Suicide Prevention

( Is a national orgnization providing resources, awareness, and general Information around suicide prevention. 

Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention is the nation’s public-private partnership for suicide prevention.


Professional/Provider Resource

California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS)-

Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC)


California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CCCBHA)

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

County Behavioral Health Directors Association

California Mental Health Service Authority (CalMHSA)

Fresno County Health Improvement Initiative (FCHIP)

ACEs Connection/Fresno Trauma and Resiliency Network (

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH)

California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)

California Society of Clinical Social Work-

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists-

California Association of Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors

California Psychological Association

Central California Psychiatric Association


California Association of Black Social Workers

California Association of Black Social Workers  (CABSW) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to  aiding those less fortunate. Our members represent the seven different chapters within the state of  California. There is the San Diego Chapter, Sacramento Chapter, Inland Chapter (San Bernardino-Riverside), South Bay Chapter, Los Angeles Chapter, Fresno Chapter, and the Bay area Chapter. We are also affiliated with the National Association of Black Social Workers located in Washington DC.

If you have a Behavioral Health emergency
please call 9-1-1

For Access to Services or the Crisis Line,
1 800 654-3937

 CalHOPE Warm Line
1 833 317-HOPE(4673)

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 800 273-8255