Help is Available –

You Are Not Alone

If you or someone you know has harmed themselves or is in immediate risk of harm, CALL 911 immediately. If this is a mental health crisis, request a response from either the Police Co-Response Team or the Crisis Intervention Team.

It’s not easy to ask for help, but it is just a call/text away. Counselors are available to talk you through difficult challenges and connect you to local resources.


Central Coast Call Line, 24/7 (English and Spanish)

Central Coast Hotline is a confidential mental health guidance, crisis and suicide prevention hotline which also provides mental health resource information.

  • Call - 800-783-0607  


Teen Text Line (Mental Health America),  7am - 9pm (English and Spanish)

Teen peers will talk about anything that’s on the caller’s mind and will help locate needed resources.

  •  Text- text “HELLO” to 703-643-4554


Peer Teen Line (English and Spanish)

Trained teen volunteers are ready to talk about anything the caller is going through, and will assist the caller by suggesting resources that can help them.

  • Call - 800-852-8336, 6 pm - 10 pm
  • Text - text “TEEN” to 839 863, 6 pm - 9 pm


Suicide Prevention Crisis Lifeline, 24/7 (English and Spanish)

This is a confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

  • Call or text 988


Trevor Project for LGBTQ Lives, 24/7 (English only)

Provides crisis support services to LGBTQ young people.

  • Call 866-488-7386 or Text “START” to 678678


Alliance for Eating Disorders, Mon.- Fri. 6 a.m.- 4 p.m. (English and Spanish)

This confidential helpline is run by licensed therapists specialized in eating disorders.

  • Call - 866-662-1235


SAFTY ~ Safe Alternatives for Treating Youth, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. (English and Spanish) 

SAFTY is a Santa Barbara County mobile crisis response service that provides crisis intervention, phone, and in-home support, wellness checks and linkage to mental health services.

  • Call - 888-334-2777 


For Additional Resources Go To:

Visit and access the all new YouthWell Community Resources Directory. You will find youth behavioral health and wellness resources in this resource directory.