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In Crisis?

Crisis Counseling

Crisis Counseling is available 24/7 by calling the CAPS main number, (707) 664-2153. 

If you are in crisis and need to speak to a counselor immediately, please come to CAPS during front office hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - noon, 1 - 4 p.m.) or call (707) 664-2153. After hours, you may call us and follow prompts to be connected to a counselor. We have a crisis counselor available 24/7.

If you are in danger of harming yourself or someone else, please call 911 immediately or go to your local emergency room.

Crisis situations cover students who are currently (or within the past 7 days) experiencing any of the following situations:

  • Current intent to harm yourself or persistent suicidal thoughts
  • I have tried to end my life, or I was recently released from a psychiatric hospital
  • Current intent to harm another or thoughts of harming another
  • Hallucinations or other serious symptoms of psychosis
  • Recent death of a loved one that is significantly impacting our ability to function
  • Recent trauma (acts of discrimination or hate, physical/sexual/domestic assault or abuse)
  • Someone is currently threatening to physically harm or abuse me or a loved one
  • Concerned about the immediate safety of someone else
  • Current crisis related to housing or food insecurity
  • Current world events leading to severe distress that significantly impacts functioning

Crisis Services (24/7/365)

  • Call 911, or go to your local emergency room, if you are experiencing an emergency situation involving immediate risk of harm to self or others
  • Speak with a counselor: (707) 664-2153
  • Sonoma County Crisis Line: (707) 576-8181
  • Verity, Sonoma County’s Rape Crisis, Trauma and Healing Center: (707) 545-7273
  • North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline of Sonoma County: (855) 587-6373
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255​ or Text CARE to 839863
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

Additional Crisis Services (24/7/365)

  • Personas que hablan español: Llamen a the Lifeline al (888) 682-9454.
  • For Teens: Call the TEEN LINE at (310) 855-4673 or text TEEN to 839863
  • For Veterans: Call the Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK (8255) and press '1'.
  • For LGBTQ Youth: Call The Trevor Project at (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678678.
  • For Transgender and Non-Binary Individuals: Call the Trans Lifeline at (877) 565-8860.
  • For Individuals who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Call the Lifeline at (800) 799-4889.
  • For Law Enforcement Personnel: Call the COPLINE at (800) 267-5463.
  • For First Responders: Call the Fire/EMS Helpline at (888) 731-FIRE (3473)