Crisis Resource Contacts

Emergency Hotline Numbers

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Suicide prevention telephone hotline. Provides free, 24-hour assistance.

800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line
Free text-based prevention service that provides 24-hour assistance.
Text “Hello” to 741-741
Kara Grief Services  650-321-5272
Trevor Project
Suicide prevention and crisis counseling for questioning and LGBT teens 
866-488-7386 (24-hour hotline)
Text “Start” to 678678

It Gets Better Project
Uplift, Empower, Connect, LGBTQ Youth Worldwide

Trans Lifeline
Peer Support hotline.


RAINN: Rape Abuse Incest National Network
Anti-sexual violence organization

800-656-4673 (HOPE)
National Sexual Assault Hotline

Rape Trauma Services

650-692-7273 (24-hour crisis hotline)
1860 El Camino Real #406, Burlingame, CA 94010

YWCA Silicon Valley Crisis Team
Domestic violence or sexual assault counseling, emergency youth services, social/racial injustice

800-572-2782 (24-hour hotline; English and Español)

Planned Parenthood (Redwood City)
Information and services for adolescent sexual health

National: 800-230-7526 (PLAN)
Redwood City: 650-503-7810
2907 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061

The Addictions Institute
Stephanie Brown, PhD


445 Burgess Drive, #150, Menlo Park, CA

 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Teen/Young Adult Meeting:

  • Saturdays, 7:30 pm, All Saints Church, Palo Alto
  • Sundays, 6 pm, Palo Alto Community Church, Palo Alto

San Mateo:

Santa Clara:

24-Hour Helpline:


 Al Anon - Substance Recovery Program (Alateen)
Family support for alcoholism


 The Healthy Teen Project
A Place for Adolescent Eating Disorder Recovery

919 Fremont Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94024
Intake line: 844-845-5510

 Mid-Peninsula Eating Disorders Clinic  650-319-7225, ext. 701

220 California Avenue, Suite 100, Palo Alto, CA  94036

 Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Comprehensive Eating Disorders Program  650-498-4468

Child Mind Institute
Child-focused therapeutic care with no waitlist and affordable care.


VIVE Family Support Program
Family Support Program, Therapeutic Mentorship, and Family Coaching Home Visits

Cognition Builders
Whole-family therapeutic support. Home visits. 
Stanford/Lucile Packard Teen & Young Adult Clinic 650-694-0600
Phone Numbers
 Atherton Police  650-688-6500
 Menlo Park Police  650-330-6300
 Palo Alto Police  650-329-2413
More Information
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, E-Resource Center
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
NIMH, Depression in Children & Adolescents
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Crisis Line for Teens Resource List from PAMF
Important Menlo Numbers
Menlo Security (24 hrs.) 650.799.4993
Tony Lapolla, US Dean of Students 650.330.2001 ext. 2323
650.799.4994 (cell)
Tracy Bianchi, US Counselor 650.330.2001 ext. 2227
Jake Fauver, US Counselor 
650-330-2001 ext. 2228
Jake Davis, MS Counselor  650-330-2001 ext. 2461
Joan Barada, RN, Health Services 650.330.2001 ext. 2530
Than Healy, Head of School 650.330.2001 ext. 2520
John Schafer, US Director 650.330.2001 ext. 2222
La Vina Lowery, MS Director 650.330.2001 ext. 2472
Joe McDonald, MS Athletic Director 650.330.2001 ext. 2456
Aubrey Yanda, Athletic Trainer 650.330.2001 ext. 2249