Gita Seshadri, Ph.D., LMFT(Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)

Re-author your relationship possiblities...Counseling for Individuals, Couples, and Families 


If you are in an emergency that may threaten your own safety or the safety of those around you, please call 911 immediately and visit your local emergency room. If you are experiencing this with a child or teen, please do the same.

 There are many free resources you can use in an emergency, some national, others local. Resources listed here are not listed as endorsements.

The following list presents some examples both locally: 

If you live in Sacramento County:

  • County of Sacramento Department of Health & Human Services
    24 hours/7 days at (916) 732-3637 
  • Child Abuse
    24-hour hot line: (916) 875-KIDS
  • Senior or Dependent Adult Abuse
    Telephone: (916) 874-9377
  • Suicide Prevention Crisis Line
    Telephone: (916) 368-3111
  • Mental Health Crisis Intervention
    If you believe there is a mental health crisis situation, contact the Crisis center staff at: (888) 881-4881.
  • Domestic Violence
    Telephone: (916) 920-2952
  • Mental Health Crisis Respite Center TLCS 
(916) 737-7483
Mobile Crisis Support Team (Bilingual and BI-cultural services are available at no cost)
(916) 874-5067
Dispatch hours: Tu-Fri 9am to 7pm; Follow up: M-F 9am to 5pm
  • Wellspace
 916-368-3111 or text the word 'hope' to 916-668-4226

If you live in Placer County:
For at-risk children and/or adults in emergencies and crises situations, a special 24-hour, 7-day a week, response program is available by contacting the ACCESS office at one of the telephone numbers listed below.

  • ACCESS Office: (916) 787-8860
  • Adult Protective Services: (916) 787-8860
  • Family and Children's Services: 916-872-6549 or 866-293-1940 - Toll Free
  • Mental Health Services/Crisis Intervention: (916) 787-8860; Toll Free: (888) 886-5401 
  • Wellspace: 916-368-3111 or text the word 'hope' to 916-668-4226  

Other Resources (Free National Sources): 

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • National Help line for men and boys for domestic abuse (created by a company in Ireland)
(M: 10am-6pm; T: 12pm-8pm; W: 10am-6pm; Th: 12pm-8pm; F: 2pm -6pm) 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • National Child Abuse Hotline
  • Crisis Text Hotline for Teens and Adults ( 
741741 (text HOME in the USA) or 1-877-565-8860 or 686868 (Canada)

  • Transgender Suicide Hotline

  • Office of Problem Gambling 
1-800-Gambler (1-800-426-2537)
Text SUPPORT to 53342
Office of Problem Gambling/UCLA Gambling Studies Program

  •  Tipsy Tow for yourself and your car (nationwide) on New Years Eve/Day only 6pm to 6am for FREE