Help Yourself

We all need help sometimes.

Call the Access & Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240. Trained and experienced counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. You don’t have to suffer in silence, make the FREE call. If emergency medical care is needed, or you are in imminent danger of hurting yourself, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

We all have ups and downs; times when we’re mad, sad, angry, nervous or afraid. Whether you’re going through a big life change or things just don’t seem like they’re going your way, it’s normal to experience these feelings. But when the feelings don’t go away, when they linger for weeks, months or even years, you might need help getting your life back on track.

You are not alone. It’s estimated that as many as one in five San Diegans will experience mental health challenges in any given year. But as common as mental health issues are, many guys have difficulties talking about how they feel or are afraid that asking for help will be seen as a sign of weakness. As hard as it may be, taking these feelings seriously and admitting to yourself, or others, that you need help is a sign of strength.

Click Men’s Health to learn more about the types of mental health issues and their symptoms, or check out the confidential tools and resources available to you to get help.

Call (888) 724-7240 for immediate help.

If you or someone you care about needs to speak to someone or is in crisis and needs immediate help, call the Access & Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240. Trained counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. The call is free and confidential.

Adapted with permission from Men’s Health Network: Your Head: An Owner’s Manual (PDF)