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:

Community Behavior Health Center (24 hours/day Mental Health Emergencies Only): 7171 N. Cedar Ave. Fresno, CA 93720

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

Community Regional Med. Center ER: 2823 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721

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

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


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


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 if you are 18 years of age or older. 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 non-ambulatory patients capable of transferring themselves are both accepted.


Avante Health

If you need help outside of business hours from 5 pm - 8 am, you can call the Avante number provided below to speak with an after hours clinician. Avante After Hours Line: 1-800-498-9055


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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 USto 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.