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Wellness Resources


Crisis Hotlines (24/7)

Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800)273-TALK (8255) 
Crisis, Suicide (800) 833-2900 
Crisis Text Line  Text CONNECT to 741741
800-SUICIDE (800) 784-2433
Grief Counseling (800) 837-1818
Contra Costa Youth Runaway (800) 718-4357
Homelessness (800) 808-6444
School Violence (confidential tip line) (800) 863-7600
Youth Crisis Hotline (800) 843-5200
Pregnancy Hotline (800) 772-9100
Rape/Incest Hotline (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
CCC Crisis Information/Referral Unit: (800) 846-1652
211 Info & Referral dial 211 nationwide

School Physical and Mental Health Resources

AHS Nurse, Divora Citron (925) 280-7128
AHS Psychologist, Emily Reichardt (925) 280-7109
AHS Mental Health Intervention Specialists
The AHS Counselors can provide support and referrals

Sexual Abuse

Stop It Now!  (888) PREVENT (773-8368)

Substance Abuse Help and Education

Poison Control Center (800) 876-4766 
Addiction Resource (800) 662-HELP (4357)
Alcoholics Anonymous 24 hr (925) 939-4155
Alanon and Alanon Teen of Contra Costa (925) 932-6770
E-cigarettes & Youth: Get the Facts
Narcotics Anonymous (925) 685-HELP (4357)
National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (925) 480-7723
Partnership for Drug Free Kids
Search Institute help teens make healthy choices

Reproductive Health

Birthright International (abortion alternatives) (925) 798-7227
National Abortion Federation (abortion and alternatives)
Planned Parenthood (925) 935-3010

Other Community Health Resources and Information

CCC Health Service Dept (925) 313-6770 (Confidential testing info)
NIH National Cancer Institute (800) 422-6237
Contra Costa County Public Health (925) 313-6250
Contra Costa Crisis Center
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) helpline (800) 950-NAMI (6264)
Psychology Today  (Find a Therapist tool)
Rainbow Community Center (LGBTQ Support) 

More Resources

Regis University - Counseling Guide to Youth Suicide Prevention
Wake Forest University - Links to additional mental health resources for teens.