Our work here at Crisis Support Services of Alameda County is all about conversations — and we have had more opportunities to connect with our community than ever before. Here is a glimpse of the kinds of conversations we have had in the last year.
That is over 60,000 conversations — and there is hope in every conversation.
There is hope in every conversation.
This picture is one of my favorite moments of 2023. It’s me standing next to an ambulance with an image encouraging those needing emotional support to call 988. I cried the first time I pulled up next to one at a red light in Oakland. I have dedicated my career to suicide prevention, and never before has there been such an open conversation about the topic. There is hope in every conversation. – Narges Zohoury Dillon, Executive Director
We invite you to attend one of our future events or watch recordings of our previous conferences to learn more about our mission, community, and partnerships.
The sessions were designed to give attendees the confidence and skills they need to support a loved one, client, patient, or community member experience suicidal thoughts, feelings, or action.
CSS staff invited local leaders, activists, and community members about how their work contributes to suicide prevention and the overall health and wellness of Alameda County.
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County answers 988 calls from Alameda County. We partner with public and private community mental health, crisis stabilization, and mobile crisis teams to work towards a shared vision where everyone in Alameda County have access to lifesaving resources. Check out our 988 resource website to learn more.
This workshop explores the unique factors medical professionals experience that contribute to burnout and some tools and resources to prevent and manage it. Intended for any professionals working in medical settings in Alameda County, however all are welcome.