Getting Help

[En Español]

For information about other services in the community,
give us a call—we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You don’t need to be suicidal to call.

Click on any of the boxes below for more information.

24-Hour Phone Lines

  • Monterey, Santa Cruz, & San Benito Counties Suicide Crisis Line: 1-877-ONE-LIFE or 1-877-663-5433 (from Santa Cruz: 831-458-5300)
  • Monterey County Behavioral Health: 888-258-6029 (24-hour line) for County health and mental health programs.
  • Santa Cruz County Behavioral Health Access Line: 1-800-952-2335 or visit them online.
  • San Benito County Behavioral Health: 1-888-636-4020 or visit them online for the website.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
  • The Trevor Project: dedicated to preventing suicide among LGBTQI youth. Call 1-866-488- 7386.
  • Trans Lifeline US: 1-877-565-8860, Canada: 1-877-330-6366, or visit www.translifeline.org for a suicide crisis line for transgender people staffed by transgender people.

Local Programs & Resources

Online Resources

  • American Association of Suicidology: Visit www.suicidology.org for helpful information, education and training opportunities, and current research.
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: The leading national not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing suicide prevention resources through research, education, and advocacy.  Go to www.afsp.org for more information.
  • Reach Out: Go to: us.reachout.com for helpful information and support for young people dealing with different life issues, such as bullying, relationships, self harm, and more.
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Go to: www.sprc.org for information on government prevention efforts and other news.
  • The Trevor Project: dedicated to preventing suicide among LGBTQI youth. Call 1-866-488- 7386 or visit www.thetrevorproject.org.
  • UMatter: An excellent website for teens wanting to get more information about suicide. Go to: www.umatterucangethelp.com
  • Trans Lifeline US: 1-877-565-8860, Canada: 1-877-330-6366, or visit www.translifeline.org for a suicide crisis line for transgender people staffed by transgender people.


We will also mail you printed copies of these brochures and our English/Spanish STOP Suicide cards. To request your copies, call 831-459-9373 or email sps24hr@gmail.com. Be sure to include your mailing address and the number of copies you require.

24-Hour Suicide Crisis Line
Toll-free: 1-877-663-5433 (ONE LIFE)
Local: 831-458-5300
Serving Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties