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Crisis Support and Resources

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211 Yolo http://www.211yolocounty.com/211 Yolo is the information hub for Yolo County, linking residents to vital health and human services, information and resources in the community. This service is free, multilingual, confidential and available 24 hours per day, every day of the year.
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo Countyhttp://www.suicidepreventionyolocounty.org/

Call for Help: 1-888-233-0228

A non-profit organization with the mission of providing crisis prevention and intervention, education, and community outreach services to the residents of Yolo County.
Crisis Text LineText: 741741Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 support for people in crisis via text. Text 741741 to be connected to a live trained crisis counselor. The service is always free to texters. Crisis Text Line can be used for all crises such as LGBTQ issues, cyberbullying, suicide, anxiety and beyond. Crisis counselors complete a 34-hour training and have 24/7 supervision by full-time Crisis Text Line staff. For more information, please visit www.crisistextline.org

WCC Food Pantryhttps://wcc.yccd.edu/campus/foodpantry/A free service for WCC students who are facing food insecurity.
Yolo County Food Bankhttp://www.yolofoodbank.org/resourcemap

Food distribution centers in Yolo County.
Yolo County Health and Human ServicesThe toll free CRISIS and ACCESS line is available 24/7:
(888) 965-6647 / TDD (800) 735-2929

Individuals may also walk into the clinic nearest them on the days and hours at the locations listed here:
http://www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services/adult-aging/crisis-services

The crisis clinic provides urgent mental health services to residents of Yolo County. As part of the crisis intervention an individual may receive: crisis risk assessment, referrals to County services including contract and/or community resources, education, and when necessary, evaluations for hospitalization. Consumers will be screened for appropriateness of service and will either be provided referral(s) or offered to Yolo County behavioral health services for additional assessment and psychiatric treatment. Anyone is able to access crisis services regardless of income, insurance, or diagnosis. As part of the crisis intervention, a mental health clinician will assist with linkage to the appropriate behavioral health services, if needed.

Reference Guide for WCC Faculty and Staff: Coming Soon!

Training 

Online Training for WCC Faculty & Staff and Students: Supporting our Campus Community

Kognito At-Risk is an online, interactive gatekeeper training simulation used at more than 750 campuses nationwide. Learn to identify and talk to students and peers exhibiting signs of psychological distress and motivate them to seek appropriate help. Possible signs of distress include depression, anxiety, PTSD, and thoughts of suicide.

To learn more about Kognito At-Risk, click HERE. (https://wcc.yccd.edu/student/health/training/)

Yolo County Mental Health

For information about mental health training provided by Yolo County Mental Health, to here: http://www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services/adult-aging/prevention-early-intervention-trainings-mhsa

Yolo County Mental Health offers the following free training:

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid: This is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents.  This course is open to anyone age eighteen (18) or older who regularly works or interacts with youth. This is a good course for parents of adolescents as well.
  • Mental Health First Aid for Adults:  This interactive 8-hour course is basic in design to help inform the general public about mental health concerns and offer ways to support others in our community, while helping to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness.  This course is open to anyone age eighteen (18) or older.
  • QPR: This 90 to 120 minute course gives basic guidelines to Question a person about suicide, Persuade the person to get help and Refer for help. This class is open to anyone fifteen (15) years of age, or older.
  • SafeTALK:  This 4-hour training helps prepare community members to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.  The class is open to anyone fifteen (15) years of age, or older.

For additional information or to register for trainings and education courses, e-mail admh-firstaid@yolocounty.org or call the MHSA voicemail at (530) 666-8712  or Email admh-firstaid@yolocounty.org for dates, times, and locations.

WCC is also partnering with Yolo County Mental Health to provide training on campus for all staff, faculty, and students and will be offered as flex credit.

  • September 21st and 22nd: Mental Health First Aid for Adults, 1 pm to 5 pm, Room 727. If you’re interested in attending, please register through WCC’s Flex Sign-up on the Portal.
  • October 25th, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Room 727): Q.P.R. (Question, Persuade, Refer) Workshop on suicide prevention (and how to talk with an individual who may be at risk of suicide).
  • January 18th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Room 727): Mental Health First Aid for Adults, 1 pm to 5 pm, Room 727. If you’re interested in attending, please register through WCC’s Flex Sign-up on the Portal.