I NEED HELP24-Hour Hotline
If you are currently experiencing an immediate crisis, contact the Contra Costa Crisis youth hotline at 800-833-2900. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, everyday. If you'd like to come talk to one of our counselors, or just get some more info, please stop by, or call us at 510-374-3401 and ask for Shante, Joe, or Aran.
Additional Crisis Resources
- California Youth Crisis Line
Offers support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance or in crisis situations.
- Child Help National Abuse Hotline
Dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, this hotline helps children at risk for abuse and distressed parents seeking crisis intervention.
- Children of the Night
A hotline for victims of child prostitution.
- The Trevor Project
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens experiencing crisis.
NUTRITIONNutrition, body image, and sports… You aren’t what you eat, but what goes in your body does matter.
- Meals Matter—Healthy Eating Guide
From our friends at the Dairy Council: healthy eating, fitness and nutrition.
- TeensHealth—A Guide to Eating for Sports
Food for thought… and athletes.
- TeensHealth—Body Image
Love the skin you’re in.
GENERAL HEALTHLooking for more? These resources are loaded with information on many more topics.
EMOTIONAL HEALTHNeed help staying calm or having trouble with stress or anger? Come check out our Anger Management class! You can also check out these websites.
- TeensHealth—Your Mind
Mental health, emotions, relationships, and more.
- Palo Alto Medical Foundation Stress Management
Tips for controlling stress and staying calm.
- TeensHealth—Anger Management
When angers flare… manage the fire.