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Crisis Resources

If there is a serious and immediate safety concern, please call 9-1-1 or PAPD at 650-329-2413.

For additional resources for you and your family, please follow this link for a variety or resources put together for the Palo alto School District!

Please use one of the following crisis resources if you need immediate help:

  • Call 911 and request a C.I.T. (crisis intervention team) trained officer to assist you.
  • Crisis Text Line: text "home" to 741-741.
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255.
  • Bill Wilson Youth Hotline (24-hour Suicide & Crisis Line): 408-850-6125.
  • Trevor Lifeline LGBTQQ+ Crisis Support: 1-866-488-7386.

Santa Clara County Residents:

  • Uplift Family Services Mobile Crisis Line: (408)-379-9085.
  • Alum Rock Counseling Center: (408) 294-0579.

San Mateo County Residents:

StarVista (650) 579-0350 for 24/7 phone crisis consultation for next steps.

The Wellness Center looks forward to supporting you and if you have any difficulty accessing the form or questions please email: gunnwellnessteam@pausd.org.

Gunn form link: Gunn Wellness Center Virtual Support Request Form.

24/7 Crisis Help Lines and Text Line Crisis Text Line

  • Crisis Text Line: text HELLO to 741741
  • Youth and Teen Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 888-247-7717
  • Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis Hotline: 855-278-4204
  • RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-HOPE
  • Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ+ 24/7: 1-866-488-7386
  • Trevor: Text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200 M-F 12:00-7:00PM Pacific Time.