Mental Health Resources

Posted on: May 31, 2019  |  Posted in: Community Blog

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative is happy to present the following list of mental health resources in and around San Diego County.

  • County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency
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    County funded health agency aimed allocate mental health care resources and services to residents of San Diego county.
  • 2-1-1 San Diego
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    This hotline connects people in San Diego and neighboring communities with free health and disaster services through a toll free 24/7 phone service and searchable online database.
  • San Diego Access and Crisis Line
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    Phone: (888) 724-7240 Serves as a suicide prevention/intervention hotline and provides mental health crisis intervention, information and referral to mental health services in San Diego County, including referrals to mental health care professionals who accept Medi-Cal and serve people who lack health insurance. 


  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
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    Serves as a toll-free 24/7 national hotline for those who are suicidal or experiencing emotional distress.
  • The North County LGBTQ Resource Center 
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    Phone: (760) 994-1690
    North County’s LGBTQ Resource Center’s mission is to foster and empower the LGBTQ community by providing a safe haven, advancing awareness and visibility, and sustaining equality and inclusiveness.
  • RI International – San Diego Chapter:
  • Phone: (858) 274-4650
    RI International provides rehabilitation/recovery services for adults with mental health and/or addiction challenges and offers free wellness and recovery classes to adults experiencing mental health challenges.
  • NAMI San Diego
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    Phone: (800) 523-5933 or (619) 543-1434
    NAMI San Diego offers a variety of resources and services such as a helpline, support groups, educational meetings, newsletters, a lending library and a number of classes on mental illness held at various locations throughout San Diego County.
  • San Diego Family Care
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    This organization is dedicated to providing those from all walks of life with access to high quality medical care, mental health care and multi-cultural health promotion, with a primary focus on central San Diego.
    Linda Vista Health Care Center (858) 279-0925
    Mid-City Community Clinic (619) 563-0250 (Adults)
    Mid-City Community Clinic (619) 280-2058 (Children)
  • Alvarado Parkway Institute Behavioral Health System 
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    Phone: (619) 667-6125
    Address: 1250 6TH AVE SAN DIEGO, CA 92101 
    Offers individualized outpatient services such as therapy, group counseling, medication management, mental health education as well as substance abuse treatment.
  • Aurora Behavioral Health Care – Youth Services
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    Phone: (858) 487-3200
    Address: 11878 Avenue of Industry San Diego, CA 92128
    Provides inpatient; partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient psychiatric services to children and youth with emotional problems, including those with substance abuse issues (dual diagnosis). Services are provided in a structured environment and include daily living skills training.