Ready to join California’s Mental Health Movement and make a change in your community? Looking for information for yourself or someone you care about? We’ve gathered these helpful resources from national and local organizations working to promote mental health.

Are you a mental health professional looking for even more resources? Check out the complete Each Mind Matters Program and Resource Catalogue.

Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline

The Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline (CVSPH) is a nationally-accredited best practices call center available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The Hotline provides help for people who are in crisis, that are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or that are in need of resources. CVSPH partners with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to provide 150 different language translators for callers. CVSPH accreditation is through the American Association of Suicidology (AAS).

Friendship Line

The Friendship Line is the nation's only 24-hour toll-free hotline for older adults and adults with disabilities. Trained staff and volunteers make and receive calls to/from individuals who are either in crisis or just in need of a friend.

Mental Health Stigma in the Military

This is a RAND report examining mental health stigma in the military, the practices contributing to stigma reduction and what can be done to reduce mental health stigma within the military.

Youth Suicide Warning Signs

Recently, SAMHSA along with a variety of mental health and suicide prevention organizations and experts released a consensus version of youth warning signs. The website organizes the information or parents, youth, health care providers and other gatekeepers.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental health challenges on America's communities.

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Are you a mental health professional or running a mental health focused program or organization? Looking for a more in-depth listing of tools, information and resources? See Each Mind Matters Program and Resource Catalogue.