Mental Health & Wellness
Lodi USD is committed to providing students and staff with resources to improve their mental health and emotional wellness.
Lodi USD's goal is to support the removal of barriers that impact student success. Help is just a click or call away. Please use the resources below and seek support as soon as you need it.
For the district policy on suicide prevention, please see Board Policy 5141.52 - Suicide Prevention.
Mental Health and Wellness Resources
Resources for help are available below by category.
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Lifeline Chat and Text is a service of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline), connecting individuals with crisis counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat or SMS texting. Call or text 988 or visit www.988lifeline.org.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Learn about suicide, how you can help prevent it, and resources for those affected, from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. If you are in a crisis, call 800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741741. Visit www.afsp.org for more information.
The Boys Town National Hotline
The statewide 24/7 peer-run warmline began operation in 2014 as a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking mental and emotional support. Call or text 855-845-7415 or chat online on the Mental Health SF website. Visit www.mentalhealthsf.org for more information.
Crisis Text Line
Text with a trained counselor for free. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Text TALK to 741741 for English or AYUDA to 741741 for Spanish. Visit www.crisistextline.org for more information.
National Alliance for Eating Disorders
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. In a crisis, text NAMI to 741741 for free, confidential crisis counseling 24/7. If you are not in crisis, call the NAMI helpline at 800-950-6264. Monday through Friday from 7AM - 3PM Pacific Time. Visit www.nami.org for more information.
National Eating Disorders Association
The largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Call 1-800-931-2237 or chat online on the National Eating Disorders Association Website. Visit www.nationaleatingdisorders.org for more information.
San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services
San Joaquin County Crisis Line
This 24 hour service line will dispatch 911 to your location, if needed. You can also schedule an appointment with a clinician. For immediate crisis support, call (209) 468-3549. Individuals who are over the age of 18 years, reside in San Joaquin County, and are in need of non-crisis, over-the-phone support can contact the San Joaquin County Warm Line at (209) 468-3549. The children's non-emergency line is available at (209) 468-2385 and is open Monday through Friday from 8AM - 5PM.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline
The SAMHSA helpline is available 24/7 to support individuals experiencing a natural or human-caused disaster or tragedy. Call toll free at 800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746 (HABLAMOS al 66746 for Spanish). Visit www.samhsa.gov for more information.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who — through interpreters — provide assistance in over 170 languages. Call or text 800-422-4453. Learn more or chat live online by visiting www.childhelp.org.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
LGBTQ National Hotline
The hotline provides peer-support and local resources for all ages. Call 888-843-4564.
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
Organization is committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color. Learn more by visiting www.nqttcn.com.
The lifeline provides support for transgender people. Call 877-565-8860.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. Call 866-488-7386 or text TREVOR to 202-304-1200. Learn more or chat online on by visiting www.thetrevorproject.com.
Helps diverse teenagers and their families achieve optimal mental health through dialogue, learning, and the understanding that everyone deserves care and support. Learn more at www.aakomaproject.org.
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Dedicated to the healing, wellness, and liberation of Black and marginalized communities. Learn more at www.beam.community.
Black Girls Smile, Inc
Promotes positive mental health for young African American girls. Learn more at www.blackgirlssmile.org.
Black Mental Health Alliance
Develops, promotes, and sponsors trusted, culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings, and services that support the health and wellbeing of Black people and other vulnerable communities. Learn more at www.blackmentalhealth.com
Black Mental Wellness
Provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective. Learn more at www.blackmentalwellness.com.
Raises awareness on the importance of mental health in underserved communities. Learn more at www.eustressinc.org.
Provides financial support for therapy for Black girls and women. Learn more at www.thelovelandfoundation.org.
National Alliance on Mental Health - Minority Health
The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Learn more at www.nami.org.
National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide
The organization works to reduce the stigma of suicide prevention among communities of color through training and advocacy. Learn more at www.nopcas.org.
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
Organization is committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color. Learn more at www.nqttcn.com.
Silence the Shame
Organization seeks to educate communities on mental health and wellness. Learn more at www.silencetheshame.com.
Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness
Sustains the mental wellness of Black girls and women through building community, sharing information, and connecting Black girls and women to quality mental wellness services. Learn more at www.sistaafya.com.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Minority Health
Department dedicated to the improvement of the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities. Learn more at www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov.