Staying healthy and having easy access to the resources that keep you well are especially important during times of stress. The agencies below offer a variety of assistance and all are providing services during this time of Covid-19 shelter in place.
County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Call Center 1(800) 704-0900 is the entry point for access to all Santa Clara County behavioral health services. They provide support for individuals and families who are in crisis; considering suicide 1(855) 278-4204; or struggling with mental illness 1(800) 704-0900, substance use 1(800) 488-9919, or both. The Call Center is available 24/7 and help is also offered in Spanish, Chinese, Farsi, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) continues to offer support during this time. Its warmline/helpdesk (408) 452-0400 x1 offers help Monday through Friday, with after hours support at (408) 452-0400 x4. They also offer a resource page on where to get help with everything from local mental health clinics to housing and financial assistance for those with mental health disabilities to find a missing family member.
Momentum for Health (408) 254-6828 is the largest nonprofit provider of mental health services in Santa Clara County. Momentum offers adults, adolescents and families an array of high-quality programs and services that promote a healthier, independent future. Services continue, with changes to accommodate social distancing.
You are not alone. Please reach out for assistance if you need it.