The following are online and San Francisco-based mental health, social service and information resources.


Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Mobile Crisis Treatment Team: Provides psychiatric crisis intervention services for adults located in San Francisco: 415-970-4000

SF Suicide Prevention: Talk 415.781.9599
Text MYLIFE to 741741
Live Chat

Child Crisis

Call 911 or go to your nearest children’s hospital emergency room.

Safe and Sound Hotline and Family Support Center: 415.441.KIDS (5437)

LGBTQIA+ Support

GLBT National Help Center: Hotline 1.888.843.4564

GLBT National Youth Talkline: 1.800.246.7743

The Trevor Project: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth: 866-488-7386

Community United Against Violence: Services to help combat hate-crimes and transform violence and oppression: 415.333.HELP (4357)

Mental Health & Social Services

San Francisco County Mental Health: Access Line for those eligible for county services (Medi-Cal or no insurance): 415-255-3737

Citywide Case Management: Intensive case management & psychiatric services: 415-597-8000

Felton Institute & Family Services Agency: Wide variety of social & mental health services for children, teens, young adults, adults, families and seniors: 415.464.7310

San Francisco Homeless Resource Wiki: Collaborative website for homeless advocates, providers, government and individuals.

Free Print Shop: Info to find free food, shelter, medical aid & help with neighborhood problems in San Francisco.

Institute on Aging: Variety of social, counseling and advocacy services for aging adults and people living with disabilities: 415.750.4111 and 24-hour Friendship Line: 415.752.3778

The Riley Center: Comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence, along with their children: 415.255.0165

Sex Information

San Francisco Sex Information: Free, confidential, nonjudgmental information about sex: 415.989.SFSI (7374)

Scarleteen: Inclusive, comprehensive sexuality and relationship info for teens and emerging adults.


I wrote blog posts for a few years on topics including relationship issues, self-compassion, emerging adulthood, intuitive eating and recovering from grief. You can read those posts here.

Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment.