If you are experiencing a
mental health crisis or medical emergency
please call 911 or go to your local emergency room.
Free Phone Crisis Counseling Services
San Francisco's Suicide Prevention: Suicide/Crisis Line
24-hour rape crisis line:
San Francisco Women Against Rape www.sfwar.org
Institute on Aging's Friendship Line for the Elderly
SF Child Abuse Prevention Center's Parental Stress/TALK Line
C.H.A.L.K.'s National Youth Line
GLBT National Youth Talk Line
Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour helpline:
Sexual Compulsive Anonymous www.sca-recovery.org
Meets Mondays & Wednesday at 7:00 pm
Services - Shelters for Women – Bay Area
La Casa de Las Madres
Asian Women’s Shelter
S.F. Dept. of Social Services-Adult Services
Mental Health Resources – Bay Area
Haight Ashbury Free Clinic
HAFCI provides free, nonjudgmental medical substance abuse treatment and prevention services to the underserved and marginalized populations of San Francisco.
Haight Ashbury Psychological Services
A community based, nonprofit clinic providing psythotherapy and counseling for all. Sliding scale rates start at $20.
The Stonewall Project
A harm-reduction program for gay and bisexual men who have questions about speed, want information about speed, want help dealing with speed, etc. There’s no requirement that you be clean and sober to join.
Mental Health Resources – National
Local Classes at Kaiser
Some classes at Kaiser are open to the public and you may find the free overviews that Kaiser has posted on their website helpful. 2-hour overview classes are available on the following topic areas:
--Pathways to Stress Reduction Overview
--Understanding Anxiety Overview
--Managing Depression Overview
Ongoing Practice Classes
San Francisco Zen Center with Lee Lipp, Ph.D, www.sfzc.org
A pre-requisite to participation in this class is a basic skills workshop.
The following websites have articles that you may find interesting:
Victims of Violent Crime Compensation Fund Program