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Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Free and confidential support for people in distress,
prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones,
and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Find additional resources at 988lifeline.org.
Urgent Care Center
The High Desert BHUCC has two separate 24-hour psychiatric urgent care facilities: an adult facility for 12 adults and an adolescent facility for 6 adolescents age 13 to 17.
There is also a Crisis Walk-In Center (CWIC) open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. where clients can be evaluated and
can receive medications on a very short-term basis until they are connected to ongoing psychiatric care.
Learn more at starsinc.com/bhucc-highdesert
Mental Health Support at Home
A resource recommended to us by a dear friend and LMFT, this YouTube series by neuroscientist and clinical psychologist Dr. Kate Truitt creates personal resiliency by teaching soothing through self-havening touch and cognitive interventions.
tl;dr: Feel calmer NOW.
"We make health about people by bringing together the stories and lived experiences of those who have been there. Penned by our community and curated by our editors, the collections below feature some of our best, most helpful articles on health topics that matter to you."
Filter by topics like Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Fibromyalgia, Disability, Migraine, Suicide, Chronic Pain.
tl;dr: "Get the health answers you need from people who live it every day"
"As a therapist, I’ve repeatedly seen the same research conclusions: a few sessions of cognitive-behavioral therapy (or CBT) can be very helpful in treating anxiety and depression. CBT’s simple yet powerful changes to the way we think and act can have profound impacts on our health and well-being." So opens this National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) article by clinical psychologist Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, that gives guidelines on self-directed psychological treatments.
tl;dr: If you're waiting to get in to see a therapist, you can work on your anxiety and depression at home.