Resources

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Seeking Therapeutic Services:

211.org - call 211 and/or search online for resources in the U.S. 

Solano County Behavioral Health Services ACCESS Line (for Medi-Cal clients): Accessing New Mental Health Services: (800) 547-0495

California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) - CalVCB can help victims of violent crime pay for crime-related expenses, including mental health services. See the website to learn more about how to apply for Victim Compensation. 

RESOLVE: Contains searchable national provider directories for individual therapists and support groups related to infertility.

Solano County Mental Health Resources

How to Choose a Therapist - tips related to what to consider when seeking a therapist

Psychology Today Directory: Find a Therapist

Counseling California Directory: Find a Therapist

Therapist of Color (TOC) Directory - SF Bay Area Directory and Google Map of Providers of Color in Private Practice 

Bay Area Muslim Therapists: Contains a searchable provider directory of SF Bay Area Muslim mental health professionals, a resource list, as well as information pertaining to the Muslim Mental Health Crisis Response Team.

Bay Area Muslim Mental Health Professionals: SF Bay Area Google Map Directory of Providers

California Department of Consumer Affairs: License Verification: Use this website to verify that your provider is a licensed professional, in good standing.

 

Crisis Services:

National Services:

Suicide: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 when in crisis to communicate with a crisis counselor. Available 24/7 in the USA.

Domestic Violence: National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-SAFE (7233) or TTY (800) 787-3224  

Sexual Assault: National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE (4673) (24-hour)

Adult Protective Services Association 

Solano County Services:

Solano County Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services: resources pertaining to crisis services, shelters, counseling, legal services, etc.

Solano County Crisis Services:  (707) 428-1131

Solano County Child Protective Services (To Report Child Abuse): (800) 544-8696 (24-hour)

Solano County Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Prevention & Resources : To report abuse Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, call (707) 784-8259 or after hours call (800) 850-0012.

Other Bay Area Services:

Next Door: Next Door is an organization that has a group for domestic violence victims. They have weekly support groups. 24-Hour Hotline: 408-279-2962

STAND! For Families Free of Violence: 24-Hour, Toll-Free Crisis Line: 1.888.215.5555

 

Muslim-Focused Services:

Bay Area Muslim Therapists: Contains a searchable provider directory of SF Bay Area Muslim mental health professionals, a resource list, as well as information pertaining to the Muslim Mental Health Crisis Response Team. 

Bay Area Muslim Mental Health Crisis Response Team:  Community-based services in the aftermath of an event that causes significant emotional distress for community members. This team provides education, empowerment, and support to the Muslim community.

Bay Area Muslim Mental Health Professionals: SF Bay Area Google Map Directory of Providers

Khalil Center - 1-855-5KHALIL. SF Bay Area based psychological and spiritual wellness center 

Domestic Violence Shelter: North-American Islamic Shelter for the Abused (NISA):  (888) ASK-NISA (275-6472); has a SF Bay Area location. 

SEMAH, Inc. - an online conduit for resources to help build bridges to safer communities especially those that are not well served. Special focus on the Muslim and inter-faith communities. Helpline: 1-866-997-3624

Domestic Violence: Narika Helpline: 1-800- 215-7308

Maitri - Primarily serves families from South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka among others) facing domestic violence, emotional abuse, cultural alienation, human trafficking or family conflict. Helpline: 1-888-862-4874; Local Helpline: 1-408-436-8398
Live Helpline Hours:  9am – 1pm (PST); Please leave a message at all other times and your call will be returned within 24-48 hours.

Amala Hopeline:  1-855-95-AMALA  youth hotline available 6-10pm PST everyday except Tuesday/Thursdays. A product of Muslim American Society.

Naseeha Muslim Youth Helpline: 1-866-NASEEHA (1-866-627-3342). Helpline and live-chat available 6 – 9 pm, Monday to Friday (Eastern Standard Time). Serves Canada and the United States. 

Mindful Muslims - SF Bay Area organization that provides mindfulness programs that also emphasizes the richness of the Islamic tradition. 

MentalHealth4Muslims: Contains articles about mental health, parenting, and Islam. 

Taleef Collective: An organization in Fremont, CA focused on Muslim youth, converts, and those formerly incarcerated.

American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) 

Muslim Wellness Foundation

Stones to Bridges

The Family & Youth Institute

 Children of Jannah, a UK registered charity, was founded in 2011 to support Muslim bereaved parents and families following the devastation of the death of a child.

Infertility & Pregnancy:

American Fertility Association / Path to Parenthood

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Article: When to Seek Professional Help for the Emotional Aspects of Infertility

Nurture Acupuncture: Chinese Medicine Clinic that provides acupuncture and other services related to infertility and pregnancy

 

Parenting:

Parents Place

Positive Discipline Association

Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) for Parents

Scary Mommy - humorous articles about infertility, pregnancy, post-partum, and parenting

The Postpartum Stress Center - Includes information related to Postpartum Depression (PPD) and Postpartum Psychosis. 

 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR):

Mind to Mindful: An organization that offers therapeutic services with a focus on mindfulness. 

Book: Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Meditation Class at UCSF

Mindful Living Programs

Zazen - Offers yoga, massage, meditation, acupuncture, floating services that also incorporate religious/spiritual traditions (e.g. Sufi dhikr practice). 

 

Grief & Loss:

KARA - Palo Alto Youth and Family services. Center that offers Grief Support for families, children and adults.  

Address: 457 Kingsley Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 321-5272

 

Bill Wilson Center’s Centre for Living with Dying

The Centre for Living with Dying serves children, adolescents, and adults who are dealing with grief and loss. Contact Bill Wilson Center at (408) 243-0222 and ask for an Intake Counselor. Location: Santa Clara/San Jose.

 

Sutter Care at Home (Part of Sutter Health):
Various groups and services, including loss of partners, loss of mothers (for daughters), art and grief, service of remembrance. Search for a location near you.

 

Kaiser Grief Support Groups (Kaiser Spiritual Care Services):

Weekly support groups, no fee, open to the public, do not have to have Kaiser insurance.

Locations: Pinole, Richmond, Oakland

510-752-7757

 

Pathways Home Health & Hospice

Individual counseling, grief support groups and workshops. No fee.

510-613-2092

 

Hospice of the East Bay

No fee, groups and workshops

925-887-5678

 

Sharing Parents: Pregnancy and infant loss support group. Listening Line: 916-424-5150; peer volunteer support from parents.

PO Box 19538, Sacramento, CA 95819-0538

Email: hello@sharingparents.org

Phone: 916.424. 5150

 

MISS Foundation: Deals with traumatic grief, particularly child loss

Use the search tool to find trained Compassionate Bereavement Care providers.

 

Children of Jannah, a UK registered charity, was founded in 2011 to support Muslim bereaved parents and families following the devastation of the death of a child.