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Helpful Numbers

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
    1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    Suicide prevention telephone hotline funded by the U.S. government. Provides free, 24-hour assistance.
  • 24 hour Suicide and Crisis Line (Santa Clara County): 650-494-8420 or 408-279-3312
  • EMQ Crisis Team (Santa Clara County): 408-379-9085 or 877-412-7474
  • San Mateo County Crisis Line:  650-579-0350

Mental Health Organizations And Resources

Resource Guides

Selected Resources On Mental Health And Resilience

Selected Resources on Mental Health and Trauma

  • Overloaded And Underprepared: Strategies For Stronger Schools And Healthy, Successful Kids”, Denise Clark Pope, Maureen Brown, & Sarah Miles; Guilford (2015)
  • Wise Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials For Raising Successful Tweens + Teens”, Laura Kastner; The Parent Map (2013)
  • Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding Of Happiness And Well-Being”, Martin E.P. Seligman; Atria Books (2012)
  • How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk”; Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish; Scribner (2012)
  • Staying Connected To Your Teenager: How To Keep Them Talking To You, And How To Hear What They're Really Saying” Michael Riera, Phd (2003)
  • Uncommon Sense For Parents With Teenagers”, Revised Ed., Michael Riera, Phd, Celestial Arts, 2004
  • Surviving Your Adolescents: How To Manage And Let Go Of Your 13-18 Year Olds”, 2nd Ed. Thomas Phelan, Phd, Cmi, 1998
  • The Good Enough Child: How To Have An Imperfect Family And Be Totally Satisfied”, Brad Sachs, Phd, Quill, 2001
  • The Confident Child: Raising Children To Believe In Themselves”, Terri Apter, Phd, Bantam, 1997
  • Out Of The Darkened Room: When A Parent Is Depressed: Protecting The Children And Strengthening The Family”, Beardslee, Little Brown, 2002
  • Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step By Step Guide”, Ron Rapee Et Al, New Harbinger, 2000
  • Helping Your Teenager Beat Depression: A Problem-Solving Approach For Families”, Manassis & Levac, Woodbine House, 2004
  • Eight Stories Up: An Adolescent Chooses Hope Over Suicide”, Levine & Brent, Oxford University Press, 2008 (From The Adolescent Mental Health Initiative, Of The Annenberg Public Policy Center)
  • Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote To The College Admissions Mania”, Frank Bruni; Grand Central Publ. 2016
  • Teaching Kids With Mental Health & Learning Disorders In The Regular Classroom”, Myles L. Cooley, Phd; Free Spirit Publ. 2007
  • Reaching And Teaching Children Who Hurt: Strategies For Your Classroom”, Susan E. Craig; Brookes Publ; 2008
  • Neurobiologically Informed Trauma Therapy With Children And Adolescents: Understanding Mechanisms Of Change”, Linda Chapman; Ww Norton Publ. 2014
  • Cbits: Cognitive Behavioral Intervention For Trauma In Schools”, Lisa Jaycox; Sopris West Publ. 2004
  • Cue-Centered Therapy For Youth Experiencing Posttraumatic Symptoms” Therapist Guide, Victor Carrion; Oxford Publ. 2016