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National Mental Health Resources

here are some national resources that are completely free. most have options to call or chat online - whatever's more comfortable for you.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK(8255) or live online chat for confidential crisis counseling
1‑877‑SAMHSA7 or visit their website to find treatment centers in your area
Veterans Crisis Line
call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) or text 838255 or live online chat

Resources for Low Cost Therapy

therapy is a game-changer, but it can be really expensive. below is a list of community clinics that offer low cost therapy


The Wright Institute Community Clinics – 510-548-9716
The Psychotherapy Institute 510-548-2250
Oak Creek Counseling Center 1-888-637-7404
Berkeley Therapy Institute 510-841-8484
Women’s Therapy Center Berkeley 510-524-8288
Blue Oak Therapy Center 510-649-9818
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic 510-923-2241
The Pacific Center (services for LGBT community) 510-548-8283

Earth Circles Counseling Center – 510-601-1929 (accepts Medi-Cal)
JFK University Community Counseling Centers for Holistic Counseling 510-444-3344
Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center – 510-394-5065 (offices in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Albany, and Richmond)
Asian Community Mental Health Services – 510-451-6729

Integral Counseling Center
The Clinic Without Walls – 415-969-7052 (free services to Bay Area residents)
Marina Counseling Center – 415-563-2137

Life Practice Counseling Group

if you know of a resource for low cost therapy in your community, please email and we will add it to our list