Mental health and substance use resources

Hotlines to access mental health services.


If you have a medical or psychiatric emergency please call 911.

If you are unable to call 911, you can now text 911.

24-hour suicide hotline

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 415-781-0500 or live chat at

Access to mental health and substance use disorder services

For the 24-hour access line, call 888-246-3333

TDD: 888-484-7200

Behavioral Health Access Center (BHAC)
1380 Howard Street, 1st Floor (at 10th Street)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

For general information and appointments, call  415-503-4730

See available substance use treatment beds here.

Emergency Psychiatric Services


Zuckerberg San Francisco General
1001 Potrero Avenue

Comprehensive Crisis Services

Offers assistance to people in crisis including assessments and crisis interventions.


24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Urgent Care for mental health issues

Westside Crisis


245 11th Street

Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm

Saturday 9 am to 4pm


Dore Urgent Care


52 Dore Street

24 hours, 7 days a week

Mental Health services for young adults aged 18 to 24


Monday to Friday 9 am to 5pm

Online chat 


Substance use relapse line


Mental health and substance use services for individuals experiencing homelessness


Monday to Friday 10 am to 8 pm

Mental health talk line

Peer-run mental health talk line


24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Crisis text line

Connect with a crisis counselor by texting the word "home" to 741741.

Last updated September 23, 2020