Mental Health Resources
Where to seek help -
Mental Health Services and Resources in South Bay
Search for Chinese-speaking care provider:
- Mental Health Association for Chinese Communities: This organization offers education, research, support, and services to Chinese families and individuals affected by mental illness. They also hold various support groups in Chinese.
- Psychology Today: You can search for Chinese-speaking therapists in your area through this website.
NAMI Family Support Groups
These support groups are currently held online. For more information, call 800-881-8502 or click here to learn more.
Mental Health Clinic and Services
Mental Health and Addiction Services, El Camino Health
It offers various programs to help people with mental health issues including Adult Mood Program, Older Adult Transitions Services, After-School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education® ASPIRE.
Learn about Mental Health and Addiction Services at El Camino Health
San Mateo County
Behavioral Health & Recovery Services: You can call their ACCESS Call Center at 800-686-0101 for 24/7 assistance. They also offer a local crisis line at 650-579-0350 for free, confidential emotional support.
Asian Health Services: 510-735-3900
Offers mental health and substance use disorder treatment.
ACCESS Program: 800-491-9099
Provides information, screening and referrals for mental health and substance use disorder treatment for Alameda County residents.
Santa Clara County
Integrated Behavioral Health, Asian American Community Involvement
Offers weekly individual sessions with Behavioral Health Psychologists, health education, and support groups. You can call 408-975-2730 and ask for Integrated Behavioral Health. Learn more.
Behavioral Health Services Call Center: 800-704-0900
This is the centralized entry point for Santa Clara County residents who receive Medi-Cal or Medicare benefits, or have no insurance and seek behavioral health services. You can call them at 800-704-0900 for a referral to a county mental health or substance use treatment program, or a community-based organization. Translation services are available.
Mental Health Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic: 408-885-7855
2221 Enborg Lane, San Jose CA 95128
You can visit this clinic for screening, assessment, crisis intervention, referral, and short-term treatment. They are open every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and provide services to anyone experiencing a behavioral health crisis, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
988 – Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you are experiencing mental health or substance use crisis, having mental health distress including thoughts of suicide, or just need to talk, you can call 988 for support. The line provides interpretation for more than 200 languages, and trained counselors answer all calls to give needed support. Calls are anonymous and confidential. 988 is free and available 24/7 for anyone.
Asian LifeNet Hotline: 877-990-8585
Offers support in Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and Fujianese.
National Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Offers support in 150+ languages.