Mental Health Resources

Local Counseling Resources:

Star Vista 650-591-9623
Gronowski Counseling Clinic  650-961-9300
Edgewood Center for Children and Families 650.832.6900
BACA Bay Area Children's Association  650-304-3906
counseling to age 26
Ravenswood Family Health Center   (650) 330-7441
Rape Trauma Services   650-652-0598
Catholic Charities  650-295-2160
Jewish Family and Children Services  650-688-3034
Mills Peninsula Health Services   650-696-4666
Health Plan of San Mateo   800-686-0101   
for access to a psychiatrist  Mental Health Access Team
One Life Counseling 650-394-5155
Daly City Youth Health Center                         650-985-7000  
counseling up to age 22
CA Institute for Integral Studies                    415-776-3109   
Counseling at several locations
Golden Gate Integral Counseling                         415-561-0230
Psychological Services Center                              415-575-6200
Richmond Area Multicultural Services                   415-668-5955 
Counseling all ages
Access Institute                                                  415-861-5449  
Counseling and medication
California Pacific Medical Center                         415-600-3247   
Counseling and medication
Lee Woodward counseling Center                      415-776-1001
San Francisco Mental Health Access Team         415-255-3737
National Alliance on Mental Health                  800-950-NAMI (6264)
Psychiatric Emergency Services                     650-573-2662  

Crisis Hotline                                                  


Mental Health:

ULifeline   An online resource for college mental health

Half of Us is a joint venture between MTV and the Jed Foundation to raise awareness about mental health issues among college students, and provide links to resources. These resources include general information, personal stories, and how to help a friend in need.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

ReachOut is a place where teens and young adults can improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, build their coping-skills and increase help-seeking behavior. It provides evidence-based information and supports, real life stories and the ability to connect and contribute in a safe and supported community.

Self Injury Foundation Advocacy, support and education for self-injury 

211 Information & Referral Service provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.   Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

Relationship/Domestic Violence:

Cora Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) is the only agency in San Mateo County solely dedicated to helping those affected by intimate partner abuse. From counseling, to emergency housing, to legal assistance, our services are designed to provide safety, support, and healing.

La Casa de Las Madres acts boldly to create a community where violence against women and children is not tolerated. We envision a society in which all individuals and families have equal access to basic resources and asset-building opportunities.  We envision a future where safety and respect in intimate relationships are the norm.


General Resources:

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has a information and advice on health related topics and issues.

Planned Parenthood offers healthcare services in the community. 

Healthy Living:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) offers support for those who seek support to overcome alcoholism. 

Alcohol Rehab Help is an informational web guide created for people struggling with alcohol use disorders (AUD) and co-occurring mental health disorders. Not comprehensive information regard treatment options.

Al-Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

Alateen, a part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people (mostly teenagers) whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking whether they are in your life drinking or not. By attending Alateen, teenagers meet other teenagers with similar situations. Alateen is not a religious program and there are no fees or dues to belong to it.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

Half Of Us offers support for those who need support with mental health (ex: depression, anxiety, stress) and facing challenges in their living environment (ex: abuse, discrimination, money problems)

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) offers relief from the symptoms of eating disorders and guidance on living in recovery.