Bay Area Emergency Mental Health and Crisis Resources

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County (1-800-309-2131)

Community United Against Violence (CUAV) (415) 333-HELP

San Francisco Suicide Prevention (415-781-0500)

San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR) (415) 647-RAPE


Bay Area Therapist Organizations and Search Engines

Bay Area Open Minds: Psychotherapists Affirming Sexual & Gender Diversity

Bay Area QTPOC Mental Health Services from Peacock Rebellion

Gaylesta: The Psychotherapist Association for Gender & Sexual Diversity

LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color (QTOC)


Gender or Transgender-Related Resources

Finding A Trans-Friendly Therapist by Ryan Sallans

Informed Consent for Access to Transgender Health Care (ICATH)

Transgender Law Center (TLC)

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

Gender Inclusive Schools FAQs by National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Gender Spectrum (for youth and families)


Relationships and Intimacy

Attachment Styles and Close Relationships Quiz

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)?

How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving by David Richo

Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson


Parenting and Family Building

Center for Nonviolent Education and Parenting

COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere)

Maia Midwifery

Our Family Coalition


EMDR Therapy

EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)

What is EMDR therapy?


Addictions and Codependency – Group Support

Alcoholics Anonymous (12-step recovery)

Al-Anon (for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking)


Other Mental Health Organizations and Resources

American Psychological Association

The Icarus Project

Friends Make the Best Medicine: A Guide to Creating Community Mental Health Support Networks