If you need help right now, call (530) 265-5811 or toll free at 1-888-801-1437. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or text “HOME” to 741741.

  • It’s OK not to be OK. Whether you just need someone to talk to or are experiencing a mental health crisis, we have a number of helping resources available.
    • Nevada County Crisis Line: (530) 265-5811 or toll free at 1-888-801-1437
    • Crisis Stabilization Unit at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Emergency Department
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988
    • National Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741741
  • Know the Signs. Learn about the warning signs of suicide and how to help to talk with someone you’re concerned about. Request a training or visit the Know the Signs website for more information.

Other Phone and In-Person Resources:

  • One-page summary of key mental health resources
  • Call 911 if a suicide attempt is underway or medically necessary.
  • Nevada County Behavioral Health Services:
    • (530) 470-2736 for Children’s Behavioral Health services
    • (530) 265-1437 for Adult Behavioral Health services
    • (530) 913-0558 for Behavioral Health services for Spanish-speaking individuals
    • Truckee Behavioral Health services:
      • For Children’s services and Spanish-speaking adults, call (530) 913-0558
      •  For Adult services and Substance Use Disorder services, call (530) 913-4156
  • SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Line: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor
  • Friendship Line California is toll-free and available to provide emotional support to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation, and anxiety. Call 1-888-670-1360.
  • SPIRIT Center warm line for local peer support (general emotional support, strengths-based and recovery model oriented) at (530) 274-1431; 10am-3pm Tuesday through Saturday. SPIRIT Center also offers drop-in peer support, including one-on-one and group support; 10am-3pm Tuesday through Saturday.
  • California Peer-Run Warm Line (1-855-845-7415) is a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking emotional support (available 24/7).
  • Sierra Community House Crisis Line (Tahoe/Truckee region): (800) 736-1060
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness  NAMI Nevada County (530) 648-0178  provides advocacy, support and education.

Resources for Supporting Mental Health and Conversations about Race

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Recursos Telefónicos:

  • Si está experimentando una crisis de Salud Mental, llame a nuestra Línea de Crisis del Condado de Nevada las 24 horas 7 dias a la semana al (530) 265-5811 o llamada gratuita al 1-888-801-1437. 
  • El Estabilización de Crisis (CSU) - se encuentra a la izquierda de la entrada de la Sala de Emergencias del Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital - está abierta y disponible para CUALQUIER miembro de la comunidad, los 7 días de la semana.
  • Línea de Vida Nacional para la Prevención del Suicidio: 1‐888‐628‐9454
  • Llame al 911 si un intento de suicidio está en curso o es médicamente necesario
  • Línea de desastre de SAMHSA: llame al 1-800-985-5990 o envíe un mensaje de texto a TalkWithUs al 66746 para conectarse con un consejero de crisis capacitado
  • Sierra Community House Línea de Crisis (Tahoe/Truckee región): (800) 736-1060