• If you are feeling unsafe or require immediate medical or psychiatric assistance, please do one of the following: call 911, go to the nearest emergency room, or call the Natividad Medical Center Emergency Room at 831-755-4111.


    How to deal when the stress of the world feels like TOO much!

    Check out the video at this link (Spanish).

    After you watch the video, you can complete the activities below (top is in English, bottom is in Spanish):


    Apps to Help with Mental Health: These apps are not a replacement for therapy, however they can be helpful additions to managing anxiety, depression, and specific difficult circumstances. Explore and see if any can enrich your life!

    Resources for Coronavirus Anxiety: Explore this toolkit that includes articles, meditation, mantras and more that can help people manage Coronavirus-related anxiety.


    Breathing Techniques: Watch the video below to learn and practice breathing techniques that help manage stress and anxiety.


     3-Minute Mindful Breathing: If you are stressed or anxious, try this guided 3-minute mindful breathing practice. 


    7 Cups: This website has online emotional support. You can talk anonymously to a trained, compassionate listener about whatever is on your mind.


    Online Coloring Books: Coloring can be a stress and anxiety-relieving exercise. Check out these online coloring pages. If you have a printer, you can also print out copies to color in real life.





    The Tribe: Peer to Peer Support Group resources for help with various mental health challenges or difficult family dynamics. There is a Teen Tribe, which is a safe place for teens to connect, share stories and encouragement


    8 Ways to Deal with Stress: Check out this article for great suggestions on how to manage academic and school-related stress.