The Central California Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous is an Intergroup serving the greater Sacramento area since 1954. CCFAA exists as the servant of its member groups. Its purpose is to carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous in full accordance with the Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Twelve Concepts of AA.
Mental Health Access Team provides Sacramento County residents with referrals
or linkages to authorized specialty mental health services. They determine eligibility
for services based on referral information and by conducting a brief phone screening in the individual’s primary language. Bilingual staff, interpreters and TTY/TDD are available at no cost.
Services provided include:
* Crisis intervention
* Mental health assessments
* Therapy and/or rehabilitation services
* Intensive Home Based Services
* Skills building and support groups
* Case management
* Intensive Care coordination
* Linkage to community resources
* Medication support
* Early Childhood Mental Health
* Services for Youth with coexisting Mental Health and Alcohol/Substance Abuse Disorders
The California Youth Crisis Line (CYCL) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis. Professionally trained staff and volunteer counselors respond to 20,000 calls annually with crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to service providers in the caller’s local community. We have access to more than 5,500 free or low-cost resources for youth and families across California.
The California Youth Crisis Line program and the California Coalition for Youth are proud members of Child Helpline International and the North America Alliance of Child Helplines. In addition, California Youth Crisis Line overflow calls are routed to The Boys Town National Hotline. Every day, through programs nationwide, Boys Town reaches out to help those who are most in need. The Boys Town National Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors.
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National Runaway Safeline (NRS), formerly known as the National Runaway Switchboard, is the federally-designated national communication system for runaway and homeless youth. Youth and family members connect to the 1-800-RUNAWAY hotline or 1800RUNAWAY.org online crisis services to work through problems and find local help from social service agencies and organizations. Some individuals just need someone to talk to, others need help finding a shelter, food, medical assistance, or counseling. Some youth are on the streets. Others are struggling with issues at home. And NRS is here to listen, here to help 24/7/365.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 160 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
TLCS Mental Health Crisis Respite Center (CRC): Staffed 24/7 and serves “any individual” in Sacramento County who is at least 18 years of age experiencing a mental health crisis but is not in immediate danger to self or others.
New Direction Program: New Direction provides individually tailored services for the achievement and maintenance of a stable and satisfying life in the community. The staff provide the assistance one-to-one and in group settings to support and encourage life management and coping skills to achieve greater self-reliance.
TCORE: The Transitional Community Opportunities for Recovery & Engagement (TCORE) provides intensive services to those adults living in Sacramento County who have a mental health diagnosis and are currently unlinked to any outpatient services.
Volunteers of America Sacramento services include Emergency Shelters, Community Re-Entry, Former Foster Youth Services, Housing, Treatment & Recovery Services, and Veterans services. For additional resources, please call 211.