A Note from CHC About This Week’s News…
It is with great sadness that we acknowledge two tragic stories in the news this week. The loss of two admired public figures to suicide underscores the reality that the silent issues of anxiety and depression remain very present in our lives. These events can be confusing and upsetting and we urge you to reach out by speaking to family, friends and to CHC, and when appropriate, to start developmentally-healthy conversations with your children and teens about mental health and suicide.
Help is always available. If you or someone you know experience suicidal thoughts, please come to us. We are unafraid of working with individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts. Our doors are open and we will embrace you and offer support.
Crisis lines are listed under our signatures.
Helpful online resources may be found here.
We remain vigilant in our efforts to combat mental illness and know that our services are critical. We remain fully committed to continuing our work in this area with you and the community and we thank you all for your ongoing collaboration and partnership.
Rosalie Whitlock, PhD
Executive Director, CHC
Ramsey Khasho, PsyD
Chief Clinical Officer, CHC
24-hour crisis lines:
855.278.4204 (Santa Clara)
650.579.0350 (San Mateo)
415.781.0500 (San Francisco)
Text BAY to 741741 (Crisis Text Line)