12.16.20

Mental Health Resources Over Winter Break

Mental Health Resources List

Local and national crisis lines and tools for students that need mental health support during the holidays.

*They will be connected to a licensed therapist when they call or text.

If students are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or have the student taken to the nearest emergency room.

 

The San Diego Access and Crisis Line

24/7 Crisis Line: 888-724-7240

Text HELLO to 741741 M-F 4-10pm

https://www.optumsandiego.com/content/sandiego/en/access—crisis-line.html

 

The Trevor Project (LGBTQI+ Youth)

Trevor Life Line: 866-488-7346

Trevor Text: text START to 678-678

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

 

The National Suicide Prevention Line

24/7 Crisis Line: 800-273-8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

 

Virtual Calming Room

https://calmingroom.scusd.edu/

Apps

My Life (for kids and teens)

Calm (for mature teens and adults)

*Can be helpful in identifying and tracking mood, feelings, and psychosomatic symptoms. They’re free or have “in-app” purchases. They provide deep breathing exercises, guided mediation, and grounding exercises, among other interventions, to help regulate and manage mood.