Mental Health Resource Quick Guide

Below are a few key resources with contact information that every Shasta County resident should know about. 

For the basics on how to navigate mental health resources, visit our ‘Where to Start‘ page.

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If someone is expressing thoughts of harming themselves or others, and safety is an issue, call 9-1-1 or go to a hospital emergency room.

If someone is in distress, and safety is not an issue:

Hill Country CARE Center 

Call (530) 691-4446 or walk in to 1401 Gold St. in Redding. Open from 12 – 9 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

Shasta County Mental Health Access

Call (530) 225-5252 24-hours a day for assistance. Or, walk in to 2640 Breslauer Way on weekdays, between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 9-8-8.

California Peer Run Warmline

Call 1 (855) 845-7415 for non-emergency emotional support.

Wellness and Recovery Program

People with Partnership and Medi-Cal insurance can call 1 (855) 765-9703 to get connected with services.

Private Insurance

People with private insurance should contact their insurance company or reach out to their primary care provider.

Additional resources can be found on SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Locator. Call 1 (800) 662-HELP (4357) or visit

Call 2-1-1 or visit to find additional mental health, substance use treatment resources, as well as help with food, housing, and other needs.