If you have comments or suggestions for additional resources, please contact us at CommunityResource@csuchico.edu. We will continue to update this guide with appropriate resources in response to the needs of our community.
Immediate Action and Help
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255
Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860
Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
Community Legal Information Center (CLIC)
CLIC is a student-run, non-profit organization that has been providing legal information to students and community members for over 40 years.
The Counseling Center
For students who need further assistance, the Counseling and Wellness Center has free urgent walk-in services located in the Student Services Center Room 430. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information, call 898-6345 or go follow the link.
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is meant to provide professional assistance to state staff, faculty, and their families.
My Life Matters
Faculty and staff who need support can contact LifeMatters at 1-800-367-7474, or click on the link above.
UMatter: Self-Care Matters
UMatter is a comprehensive initiative that focuses on promoting positive mental health behaviors.
1. Advocating for folks who are touched by mental illness
2. Educating people about resources.
3. Conversing about mental health and stigma.
4. Embracing self-compassion, vulnerability, and mistakes.
5. Modeling compassion for others and bystander intervention.
This links to the UMatter initiative at Chico State, that emphasizes self-care.
Butte County Behavioral Health - Chico Services
Behavioral Health provides services for individuals in crisis, for youth, for adults and for alcohol and drug treatment. Services are provided in Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Gridley and rural communities. We are here to Help.
Legal Services of Northern California
The mission of Legal Services of Northern California is to provide quality legal services to empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty within our community, efficiently utilizing all available resources.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
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