PTS Mental Health Crisis Resources

StarVista – A San Mateo County organization

24/7 Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Center

650-579-0350 / 800-784-2433 HOTLINE for adults, teens and children

Calling the local number will get you someone in San Mateo County. Calling the 800 number will get you the first person available. This person may not be in San Mateo County.

TEXT – HOME to 741741)


StarVista Peer to Peer Teen Chat: www.onyourmind.net

Available 4:30 – 9:30 Monday – Thursday

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK/ 800-273-8255

Suicide and crisis 24/7 hotline 855-278-4204

Text TALK to 741741

San Francisco Suicide Prevention


Crisis Line 415-781-0500

FAST- Family Assertive Support Team – When your loved one is in emotional distress.

650-368-3178/ Pager 650-696-5915

Supported by Mateo Lodge and San Mateo County Mental Health

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness

Support, education and advocacy for families

Local number San Mateo NAMI office 650-638-0800


NAMI National Helpline: 800-950-6264 (M-F: 10-6 Eastern)

Text NAMI to 741741

“Warm” Peer Support Line


For people in distress, gives resource support

M-F 7am- 11pm, Sat/Sun 11-7pm

Jewish Children and Family Services


Has many programs serving children, families, immigrants and the elderly in the Bay Area.

JFCS: Find Help ( listing of all JFCS services)

Psych Emergency: San Mateo Medical Center 650-573-2662

Mills Peninsula Hospital 650-696-5915

Kaiser South San Francisco 650-742-2511

Kaiser permanente SMC 650-991-6455

Parent Support Line

650-579-0358/ 888-220-7575

24/7 for any parents in search of resources or who just need to talk.

CAHPP Child & Adolescent Hotline Prevention Program Call/Text Line

650-567-KIDS (5437)

24/7 for parents of children of all ages accepts both calls and text messages

San Mateo County Access Main Number

650-579-0359/ 800-686-0101

San Mateo County Health

For assistance finding mental health or substance use services