Mental Health Services

Updated April 2019

Printable version: Mental Health/Counseling Services

Note: All of the information on this page is subject to change without notice. Please call for the most updated information.


If in crisis while on campus and need immediate help go directly to the Counseling Center in Rodda Hall North room 147 and request to see a crisis counselor.
If you are off campus go to the nearest emergency room or call:

County Crisis Hotline: 916-732-3637
Suicide Crisis Line: 916-368-3111

Crisis Text Line
TO: 741741

On-Campus Support

Counseling Department RHN 147

SCC Counseling Faculty provide confidential, short-term, non-therapeutic counseling to help students with life issues that may interfere with academic success.
Crisis intervention services are available to students who are experiencing acute emotional distress and require immediate attention. Please remember, if you are experiencing a health or mental health emergency after hours, please call 911.

SCC Health Services Therapist and WellSpace on campus

Provides support for short term mental health concerns or assessment and assistance with community mental health resources as needed.  SCC mental health is located inside the Health Center. Make an appointment with an SCC Counselor first to get a referral.

WEAVE on campus

Community Support/Therapy

Turning Point Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic  916-520-2460
2130 Stockton Blvd, Building 300, Sacramento, CA 95817

Services provided on a walk-in basis
Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday and Holidays 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Provides individual and family services including but not limited to crisis intervention and counseling, psychiatric medication evaluation, a safe space, linkage to on-going services and community supports, and integrated co-occuring mental health and substance abuse crisis assessment. Services provided free regardless if insured, non-insured or undocumented.

University of Phoenix Counseling Center 530-307-0101

Free mental health counseling for depression, anxiety, trauma, relational problems and stress.  Culturally competent individual, couples and family counseling. Services provided by graduate interns supervised by doctorate mental health clinicians.

2860 Gateway Oaks Blvd., Sacramento, CA

Elica Health Centers  855-354-2242

Offers comprehensive behavioral health services, including substance abuse treatment, which is provided by licensed therapists and certified counselors.  Health insurance enrollment assistance. Sliding scale fee for those who qualify.
After hours clinical advice line: 888-831-6032

Several locations (more on website):

1750 Wright St., Sacramento, CA 95825
Open 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday

3701 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Open 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday

West Sacramento
155 15th St., West Sacramento, CA 95691
Open 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday

WellSpace Health Community Health Center
Provides counseling, psychiatry and medication management, mental health evaluation, suicide prevention.  Private pay $10-$50 per visit (sliding scale based on income), If you do not qualify for sliding scale. Accepts  Straight MediCal and MediCal plans designated to WellSpace.

Crisis Chat by Text  916-668-iCAN (4226)

  • Rancho Cordova: 916-313-8433
    10423 Old Placerville Rd., Sacramento, CA
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Roseville Community Health Center: 916-737-5555
    5 Medical Plaza Dr. Suite 170, Roseville, CA
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • San Juan Community Health Center: 916-313-8433
    5959 Greenback Lane Suite 500, Citrus Heights, CA
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

TLCS Crisis Respite Center  916-737-7483
The program is staffed 24/7 and will serve any individual in Sacramento County who is at least 18 years of age experiencing a mental health crisis but is not in immediate danger to self or others. All individuals utilizing the respite center may be eligible to stay up to 23 hours and expect service based in compassion, understanding and knowledge.

This program offers:

  • An innovative and unique alternative service to traditional emergency room and inpatient care
  • A welcoming, comfortable and home-like atmosphere, providing the individual in crisis or at risk of going into crisis, a place to stabilize in a safe and supportive environment
  • Culturally competent care provided by multilingual staff
  • Holistic recovery
  • Advocacy and information

Center for Counseling and Diagnostic Center: 916-278-6252
California State University Sacramento
6000 “J” Street, Sacramento, CA 95819, Eureka Hall Rm 421
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Offers individual, couple, family, and children’s counseling.

$100 flat fee for a semester (max 14 sessions)

WEAVE Counseling Center  Crisis Line: 916-920-2952
Serves women, men, teens, and children who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking. Provides assessment of danger of individual situations, individual and group counseling, a support person, safe housing, legal assistance etc.

  • WEAVE on SCC Campus: See on campus support above
  • Midtown Counseling Center: 916-448-2321
    1900 “K” Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Sierra Vista Hospital: 916-288-0300
8001 Bruceville Rd., Sacramento, CA 95823

Free 45 min. mental health assessment and referral if needed. Provides intensive inpatient psychiatric services for adolescents and adults. Private pay, private insurance or Medicare. No MediCal.

Windows of Hope: 916-412-5679
Individual, couple and family counseling services. Fees based on sliding scale starting at $30 per hour.

  • Sacramento:  2509 Capital Ave., Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Roseville: 212 Judah St., Roseville, CA 95678

Sacramento LGBT Community Center: 916-442-0185
1927 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Trained peers facilitate support groups for LGBT youth and adults, coming out groups and transgender support groups. Services for homeless LGBT. Assistance in finding LGBT-affirming counseling referrals.

Gender Health Center:  916-455-2391
2020 29th St. Suite 201, Sacramento, CA 95817

Provides counseling, education, and advocacy for the underserved specializing in gender and sexual identities.

Sacramento Native American Health Center: 916-341-0575
2020 J St., Sacramento, CA 95811
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mental health, domestic violence, suicide prevention, and substance abuse counseling. You do not need to be Native American to get services.
Accepts Straight MediCal or MediCal with a  referral from their regular doctors. Also, private pay based on sliding scale depending on your income.

Southeast Asian Assistance Center: 916-421-1036
5625 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95822
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Providing assistance translating for mental health appointments. Translation available in Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Hmong, Lao, Mien, Pashto, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

Support Groups in Sacramento

NAMI: National Alliance of Mental Illness

Psychology Today
Support groups in Sacramento, CA

Consumers Self Help Center