General Mental Health Resource Links
The following external links provide useful information. Their listing does not indicate endorsement by CAPS or SMC. Information and self-help resources can be a helpful adjunct to work you are doing in therapy, but we do not necessarily recommend self-help as a sole course of treatment. If you are interested in speaking with a therapist, please refer to the other pages on this site for more information about our services.
Love Is Louder emphasizes staying active, calm and connected. Love is Louder is a project of the Jed Foundation.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Provides advocacy, education, support (including local support groups), and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Mental Health America: The nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.
Emotional Support Talk And Chat Resources
**If you are in crisis, don't use these resources. Instead, call 988 or see the other resources on our Emergency Resources tab.
California Peer Run Mental Health Warm Line
7 Cups: Connects you to caring listeners online for free emotional support.
Crisis, Housing & Mental Health Referrals
Alcohol & Other Drug Resources
SAMHSA’s National Helpline - is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Alcoholics Anonymous - AA Groups in California
Al-Anon - For people who have a loved one who is struggling with alcohol.