In case of emergency & some fun stuff too...


Emergencies: This list is neither comprehensive nor intended as prescription. Some info may have changed. Please do your own research and select the services that you believe are right for you.

General Emergencies: 911
National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-237-8255
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Psychiatric Emergency and County Hospitals:
My understanding is that neither insurance nor U.S. citizenship are required to obtain services at county hospitals in California. Please verify with them for details.

San Francisco General Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services 24/7: 1-628-206-8125

Alameda County Hospital: Highland Hospital Emergency Department: 1-510-437-4800

Marin Health Medical Center (formerly Marin General): 1-415-925-7000

San Mateo Medical Center: 1-650-573-2222

Los Angeles County Hospitals: Click Here for Info

Low Fee Mental Health Clinics (San Francisco Bay Area/non-emergency):

California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco (graduate student therapists): Click CIIS Clinics

New Perspectives Counseling Center:

Access Institute:

Senior Care, Assisted Living & Alzheimers/Dementia Resources:

Food Banks:

San Francisco/Marin Food Bank

Los Angeles Food Bank

Immigration Resources:

Interfaith Council/Immigration

LGBTQIAP Resources:

San Francisco LGBTQ Center

Oakland LGBTQ Center

Los Angeles LGBTQ Center 

Los Angeles South Bay LGBTQ Center

Hypnotherapy Certification, Workshops, Books, CD's, and other Products & Services for Personal & Spiritual Development: Marilyn Gordon, CHt, BCH - Hypnotherapy Center - Oakland, CA: 510- 839-4800.

Music used on Intuitive Transformation Radio is from the track "Crown" on the CD "Beyond This World" by C. Lanzbom and is used with permission: www.Facebook/clanzbom 

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Matthew Engel, LCSW, CHt


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