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Emergency Mental Health Contacts

Local 24-Hour Suicide Crisis Line

1-877-663-5433 (ONE LIFE)

Serving Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties for over 50 years

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741-741



The Mobile Emergency Response Team-Santa Cruz/equipo de respuesta de emergencia para santa cruz

MERT services are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 5 pm.  Services can be accessed by direct walk-in or calling (800) 952-2335.





SAMHSA Hotlines SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline 

Toll-Free: 1-800-985-5990 (English and español) 

SMS: Text TalkWithUs to 66746

SMS (español): “Hablanos” al 66746 

TTY: 1-800-846-8517 

Website in English: https://

Website in Spanish: disaster-distress-helpline/espanol




SAMHSA’s National Helpline 

Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP (24/7/365 Treatment Referral Information Service in English and español) 





National Suicide Prevention Lifeline/línea directa de suicidio

Toll-Free: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) 

Toll-Free (español): 1-888-628-9454 

TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (1-800-799-4889) 

Website in English: https://

Website in Spanish: https://