Crisis & General Resources

 

Crisis and Urgent Care: 911

 

Santa Cruz Suicide Prevention Services: 1-877-663-5433

 

Santa Cruz Psychiatric Health Facility 831-600-2801

http://www.telecarecorp.com/santa-cruz-psychiatric-health-facility

 

San Mateo County Mental Health Services

ACCESS Call Center: Phone: (800) 686-0101, TDD: 800-943-2833

http://smchealth.org/mentalhealth

 

Santa Clara County Mental Health Services

Phone: 1 (800) 704-0900,  Suicide/Crisis Line 1-855-278-4204

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/mhd/Services/Pages/default.aspx

Text Crisis Line: Text RENEW to 741741

Mental Health Community Support

NAMI: National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Family and friends support.

Santa Clara  http://www.namisantaclara.org

Santa Cruz  http://www.namiscc.org

San Mateo http://namisanmateo.org/

 

Meditation & Mindfulness Resources

 

Awareness & Relaxation Training: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

Offered at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz,  and El Camino Hospital in Mt. View, and Los Gatos, also video and audio resources

http://mindfulnessprograms.com/

 

Online meditation/ mindfulness supports: There are many to explore, including:

Tara Brach: https://www.tarabrach.com/guided-meditations/

Insight Timer: https://insighttimer.com/

 

Trauma Resources

Somatic regulation and support tools: Short videos demonstrating somatic stress reduction strategies by Somatic Experiencing Practitioners

In An Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine

Nurturing Resilience: Helping Clients Move Forward from Developmental Trauma—An Integrative Somatic Approach by Kathy Kain and Stephen Terrell

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