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MERCED AREA

Crisis Stabilization Unit – Merced County
Crisis hotline for individuals seeking immediate attention and a warm-line for problem resolution, or referral.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week for individuals who are in immediate need of mental health services due to a mental illness.
209-381-6819 OR
Statewide (888) 334-0163
TDD Toll Free (866) 293-1818

Valley Crisis Center – Merced County
We provide hope, support and recovery for those who are or who have been victims
24 Hour Hotline: (209) 722-4357

NATIONAL

Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
24 hours a day, 365 days a year
(800) 448-3000
TDD line (800) 448-1833 OR
Text VOICE to 20121 OR
Chat here
Spanish-speaking counselors and translation services representing more than 140 languages are available

I’m Alive
24 hours a day, 365 days a year
(800) 784-2483 OR
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NAMI Information Line

The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264)
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.
Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call (703)524-7600.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24 hours per day, 7 days per week
(800) 273-8255
TDD (800) 799-4889
Espanol (888) 628-9454 OR
Chat here

Veterans Crisis Line
Available for veterans and family members, caregivers, or friends of veterans that realize a Veteran may need support
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
(800) 273-8255, Press 1 OR
Send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support OR
Online Chat

 Additional Resources

 ALCOHOL

Alcohol Hotline
(800) 331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
(800) 344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
(800) 252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 729-6686

Families Anonymous
(800) 736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
(800) 622-2255

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
(800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous
(800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse
(800) 262-2463

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline
(800) 422-4453

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