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The following sources of support are from a publication of the Humboldt County Public Health Department:
National Hotlines (Confidential, anonymous, 24/7)
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or text “HOME” to 741-741
  • Ayuda en Espanol: 1-888-628-9454
  • Deaf/Hard of hearing Lifeline: Via TTF & Chat 1-800-799-4889
  • California Youth Crisis Line: Crisis support for youth. Call 1-800-843-5200
  • Elderly Friendship Line: For ages 60+ call 1-800-971-0016
  • The Trevor Project: For LGBTQ youth. Call 1-866-488-7386
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • The National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 or text 233733

Local Hotlines: (Local support available 24/7):
  • Humboldt County Mental Health: Same-day services: 707-445-7715.
    • Assessment and referrals for ongoing treatment also available for moderate to
      severe mental health concerns.
  • North Coast Rape Crisis Team: Free and confidential services for survivors of all ages and genders, regardless of when assault happened. Counseling, advocacy and more: 707-445-2881.
  • Humboldt Domestic Violence Services: 1-707-443-6042
  • Child Welfare Services: Emergency Response, Abuse Reports: 707-445-6180.
  • Adult Protective Services, Elder Abuse Reports: 707-476-2100/1-866-527-8614.
Self-Care Strategies for Resilience:
● Start a gratitude journal (List positive things you’ve noticed since sheltering in place.)
● Prepare a favorite food. (Teach children to cook and clean up)
● Make your space comfy and cozy.
● Video chat with friends and family.
● Set boundaries with media consumption.
● Make a playlist of your favorite music and share with others.
Reliable sources of information regarding COVID-19:
● Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
● California Department of Public Health
● Humboldt County Public Health’s Website

Reliable social media sources of information:
● Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert
● Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HumCoCOVID19/
● Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19
● Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19
Additional Information from Humboldt County Mental Health:
Status: Providing crisis services and modified on-going services.
  • Sempervirens open.
  • Crisis Stabilization Unit open.
  • Same day Services is open.
  • The HOPE Center is closed.
  • TAY Drop In is closed.

How to contact:
● Phone encouraged wherever possible.
Crisis services: 707-445-7715 24 hours a day, 888-849-5728
● Regular Access and Adult MH Reception: 707-268-2900

Modified Services:
  • For Adult and Children’s services, providing essential services while triaging to identify potentially sick patients.
    • Maintaining 6-foot distance.
    • Initial requests to access non-crisis services being triaged, and clients served by telephone when possible.
    • Group therapy canceled at this time.
  • 720 Wood Street offices open,
    • in-person visitors are screened,
    • and six-foot distancing is maintained.
  • Fieldwork and in-person visits limited, distance maintained.