Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255


Crisis Text Line

Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.


NAMI HelpLine

Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) M–F, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. PT for free mental health info, referrals and support.


Find a Local NAMI

The Commission works through partnerships to catalyze transformational changes across service systems so that everyone who needs mental health care has access to and receives effective and culturally competent care. Learn More


The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has responsibility for enhancing public safety through safe and secure incarceration of offenders, effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities. CDCR’s website contains a wealth of information about state prisons, visitation, services, and programs. Information and guidelines for CDCR’s Visiting Program. Learn More


Links to specific information for specific populations and ethnic groups. Learn more at https://www.calvet.ca.gov/calvet-programs/minority-veterans


Health benefits & eligibility, services, compensation and more. Visit: https://www.calvet.ca.gov/calvet-programs/women-veterans


This site is a storehouse of facility and key staff information within 1128 VA facilities. Designed for ease-of-use, information is categorized for browsing by state and administration, as well as by viewing through an interactive map of the United States.


This site is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law.


As the Patient Advocate, it’s our job to take the steps necessary to inform and assist consumers who are enrolled in a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO).


Mental Health Association in California and its affiliates provide a conduit through which statewide coalitions on mental health are maintained and work together to promote these values.


This site provides access to provider bulletins, manuals, regulations and forms for enrolling in the Medi-Cal program.


The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a national policy organization working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.


The state senate website will allow you to locate current Senate Members, schedules, legislation and committees.


California State Assembly website is a source where you can find up-to-date information on Assembly activities, contact your Legislator and many other links.


The Department of Mental Health’s written plan for caring for mentally ill persons of diverse ages, colors, and cultures.


CMHDA provides assistance, information, training, and advocacy to the public mental health agencies that are its members.


The Internet Formulary Reference provides information on formularies of regional HMO health plans (referred to below as “plans”).


A link to the Mental Health Services Division’s programs, resources, and services.


Resources for submitting Provider Complaint to the Department of Managed Health Care and a list of the plans regulated by the Department of Managed Health Care (HMO Reports).