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Employee Assistance Program

The City of Sacramento offers counseling services through Concern to assist employees and family members who may be experiencing emotional and family problems, financial hardships, legal matters, or substance abuse issues.


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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat

If you’re in crisis, there are options available to help you cope. You can also call the Lifeline at any time to speak to someone and get support.

For confidential support available 24/7 for everyone in the United States, call 1-800-273-8255.

Ayuda En Español:  Lifeline ofrece 24/7, servicios gratuitos en español, y no es necesario hablar inglés si usted necesita ayuda. Si está usted preocupado por una persona que usted sabe que está pasando por una crisis o que piensa en suicidarse, nuestros centros pueden ayudarle.

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Hearing Loss:  If you are hard of hearing, you can chat with a Lifeline counselor 24/7 by:

  • Online chat – Click the chat button 
  • For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.
  • If you are a Veteran or service member with hearing loss, or any person concerned about someone who is, there are several ways to contact the Veterans Crisis Line:
    Text with a Veterans Crisis Line responder – Send a text message to 838255
    Online chat with a Veterans Crisis Line responder – Click the chat button


Anyone could be struggling with suicide. Find more specific resources:

Attempt Survivors

Black Mental Health

Disaster Survivors

Individuals with Neurodivergence


Loss Survivors

Maternal Mental Health

Native Americans and Alaska Natives



Self-Care During the Holidays

Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.

Know the Risk Factors

Know the Warning Signs