Immediate Need

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. In the Fresno area, that would be:

Exodus Crisis Stabilization Center: 4411 E. Kings Canyon Rd. Fresno, CA 93702

Community Behavior Health Center: 7171 N. Cedar Ave. Fresno, CA 93720

Saint Agnes Medical Center: 1303 E. Herndon Ave. Fresno, CA 93720

Community Regional Medical Center: 2823 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721

Clovis Community Medical Center: 2755 Herndon Ave. Clovis, CA 93611

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center: 7300 N. Fresno St. Fresno, CA 96720


The following resources can be utilized if you need to talk to someone immediately. 

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Student Health and Counseling Center

5044 N. Barton Avenue M/S HC 81

Students in crisis during our business hours may come to the Student Health and Counseling Center and inform the front desk that they wish to be seen urgently by a counselor. They will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire for triage status, and if they meet criteria for a visit, they will be seen within one hour of their arrival. 


Exodus Crisis Stabilization Center

4411 E. Kings Canyon Rd.
Fresno, CA 93702

The Exodus Fresno Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a recovery focused environment where youth and adults in crisis can be assessed for stabilization services, medication evaluation and management, or hospitalization if necessary.

The (CSU) is LPS designated which allows our staff to evaluate and involuntarily detain those individuals determined to be a danger to themselves or others or gravely disabled. These clients will receive comprehensive mental health services for up to 24 hours while enrolled at the CSU

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. No appointment necessary.

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community Behavioral Health Center

7171 N. Cedar Avenue
Fresno,CA 93720
(559) 449-8000

Instead of going to the Emergency Room, for mental health cases you can go to here. As the Valley's only inpatient mental health facility, Community Behavioral Health Center provides 24-hour care to patients based on their individual level of need. Voluntary admittance as well as nonambulatory patients capable of transferring themselves are both accepted.

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National Suicide Lifeline


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Crisis text line


Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis. 


The Trevor Project: LGBTQ Support

Call: 1-866-488-7386

Text: “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200

Online Chat: Click Learn More

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.