The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis. Professionally trained staff and volunteer counselors respond to 20,000 calls annually with crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to service providers in the caller’s local community. We have access to more than 5,500 free or low-cost resources for youth and families across California. You can always call or text the California Youth Crisis Line, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at: 1-800-843-5200.
The COVID-19 outbreak is changing life for all of us. You may feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, bored, depressed, lonely or frustrated in these circumstances. You’re not alone. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 888-881-4881 or 916 875-1055.