Suicide prevention and crisis services available in Yolo County

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Depression and anxiety are an everyday reality for many people. Some moments are easier than others to navigate through. For the worst days, there are resources that are always available. There are also resources  for friends and family members who are concerned about an individual’s well being and need support. Resources are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide support.

24-Hour Crisis lines available from the Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo County offers confidential, anonymous telephone counseling and referral information with a trained crisis volunteer.
Davis/Winters area: 530-756-5000
Woodland area: 530-666-7778
West Sacramento area: 916-372-6565
Toll free: 888-233-0228

The Allied Service for Kids teen line (ASK Teen Crisis Line) is a confidential, anonymous crisis line available 24 hours, seven days a week for teens and families in crisis.
Davis/Winters area: 530-753-0797
Woodland area: 530-668-8445
West Sacramento area: 916-371-3779

They can also be found on their website at

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for anyone in need of immediate support. The Lifeline provides free and confidential support for anyone in distress, in need of prevention and crisis resources for themselves or loved ones. There are also options for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, and for those who speak Spanish on their website,

A free Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for confidential support and information. Text “START” to 741-741.

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response has links to all things available to California residents and can be accessed at

The California Surgeon General’s “Playbook for dealing with stress” is a helpful resource available to help find ways to manage stress and anxiety. The California Surgeon General recommends 60 minutes of exercise a day to reduce stress and anxiety and maintain health. However, with the shelter-in-place order individuals who are especially at risk should exercise at home. For those who should not be running due to their health can still reduce anxiety and burn off adrenaline with moving and exercising for 60 minutes a day, even dividing the 60 minutes throughout the day if needed.  Ideas for activity include riding stationary bike, treadmill, jump rope, yoga, exercise tape or online or TV exercise offering, walking in your yard or house, gardening, running in place, etc.
Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
Call the National Parent Helpline to get emotional support from a trained Advocate. The service is open to parents and caregivers of children and youth of all ages Monday through Friday
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call number is 1-855-427-2736.
Alcoholics Anonymous: to find virtual AA meetings go to
Empower Yolo Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: 530-662-1333
Yolo County Mental Health: toll free 888-965-6647,530-666-8630.




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