Health Topics A-Z

Adult Immunization & Travel Clinic

American Cancer Society

California Smokers' Helpline  1-800-NO-BUTTS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department of Public Health - San Francisco


Family P.A.C.T

Go Ask Alice :  Question and Answer Site for College Students

Homeless At Risk Transitional Students Program (HARTS)

Health Topics A thru Z (CDC A-Z Indez)

Health Care Coverage Options:

  • Healthy San Francisco :  is a new program created by the City of San Francisco that makes health care services accessible and affordable for uninsured residents.

International Student Health Insurance Plan

Life Portal is a source of information and support for young adults and teens who are dealing with life issues

Mental Health:

Sexual Assault & Rape

  • Sexual Assualt Counseling and Information Service: (888) 345-2846

Crisis Numbers

  • SFGH Psychiatric Emergency: (415) 206-8125
  • Westside Crisis: (415) 355-0311
  • Suicide Prevention 24hr Hotline: (415) 781-0500
  • Child Crisis: (415) 970-3800
  • Child Protective Services: (800) 856-5553
  • Men's Hotline: (415) 924-1070
  • Women's Hotline: (415) 924-6616

Non-emergency Counseling Services:

  • OMI Family Center: (415) 452-2200
  • Sunset Mental Health: (415) 753-7400
  • SF Access: (415) 255-3737

Domestic Violence:

  • La Casa de las Madres: (877) 503-1850
  • Asian Women's Shelter: (877) 751-0880
  • Women Inc. 24hr Hotline: (877) 384-3578
  • African American Healing Center: (415) 487-5634

LGBT Services:

Alcohol & Substance Abuse:

National Center for Infectious Diseases

Veteran Affairs:

  • Seamless Transition Home

WebMD- General Health Information


Community Mental Health Resources :

San Francisco Community Behavioral Health (CBHS), 1380 Howard Street

24-Hour Access Helpline: 415- 255-3737 or 888- 246-3333, TDD 888-484-7200

Consumer Relations Office: 415- 255-3433.

The 24-Hour Access Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The 24-Hour Access Helpline is prepared to communicate with callers in any language. Translators are utilized if necessary. Providers are available who speak Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, and other languages.


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Hotlines and Self-Help :
National Suicide Prevention Hotline

San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hotline – 24 hour hotline 415-781-0500

ULifeline College mental health

The Jed Foundation Promoting emotional health and preventing suicide

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Active Minds

San Francisco Women against Rape (SFWAR) 415-647-7273   24 hour crisis line

WOMAN, INC. 24 hour crisis line (877) 384-3578


Community United Against Violence (CUAV)

Crisis line: 415-333-HELP / Business line: 415-777-5500 / Fax: 415-777-5565

170A Capp St. San Francisco CA 94110 / Hours: 10-6 M-F / Wheelchair Accessible

Free services for all ages in the LGBTQ community, which includes youth (but mandated reporters), sex workers, leather, and intersex; support group for battered men, educational programs, counseling, and help with TRO’s; serves victims of hate crimes & sexual assault (primarily men).


TALK Line Family Support Center

Crisis line: 415-441-KIDS / Business line: 415-387-3684 / Fax: 415-386-0959

1757 Waller St. San Francisco CA 94117 / Hours: 9-5 M-F / Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Comprehensive family support center for parents, caregivers and children of all ages; services include  support groups (including Spanish), respite care, drop-in center for parents & kids, counseling, parent education, home visits, substance abuse outreach and recovery services, 24 hour hotline. Fees: Varies Insurance: Yes. E-mail: Website:

Local Support Groups:
Marijuana Anonymous                                  

(800) 766-6779

Alcoholics Anonymous                                                             

(415) 674-1821

Narcotics Anonymous                                                              

(415) 621-8600

Sex Addicts Anonymous                                             

(415) 456-1063

Overeaters Anonymous                                                            

(415) 436-0651

Eating Disorders Anonymous          

Debtor Anonymous