Support is here for you.

If you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or just want to learn more about what free resources are available to you as a parent, First 5 San Joaquin is here to connect you and your family with support. Getting help is a good thing. So take advantage of the free tools and resources in San Joaquin County.

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1-209-468-9370

San Joaquin County Behavioral Services Helpline

  • One-on-one support
  • Always open
  • Always confidential
  • Always free

24/7 Support at
San Joaquin 2-1-1

  • Emotional/mental health support
  • Food and housing support
  • Call anytime
  • Always free
  • Services available in multiple languages

FACT: Children can sense a parent’s stress.
That’s why getting help when you need it can help kids, too.

 

Support is here for you. Support is here for you.

Emotional and mental wellbeing struggles are common. We want you to know that you don’t have to go through tough times alone. We’re here for you — we’re all in this together. Connect with free community support groups, resources, and tools to help you and your family thrive.

COVID-19 Resources
Get connected with services and support to keep you and your family heathy and thriving together.

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Need help building your support system?

Reach out to the free resources below to help you get started.

Free Home Visits with
First 5 San Joaquin

When you need help, we can come to you. Sign up for home visits or virtual visits.
 
 

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San Joaquin County
Behavioral HEALTH Services

Offers support in many languages and can help find everything from inpatient services to support groups. Call 1-888-468-9370 or the 24/7 helpline at 209-468-9370.

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National Alliance on
Mental Illness (NAMI)
San Joaquin County

Learn more about Peer Support Groups, Family Support Groups, and more offered by NAMI.
 

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Remember to take care of you.

 

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TAKE A BREATH
A few simple deep
breaths can relieve stress
in the moment.

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SET YOUR ROUTINE
They help set structure
for families and can
free up time.

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GO FOR A WALK
Even a short one or a
few squats can help
reduce stress.

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DO SOMETHING YOU ENJOY
Stand in the sun, take a
nap, cook a meal, whatever
brings you joy.

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TRY SOMETHING NEW
Sometimes a change
of scenery is all that's
needed.

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ENGAGE WITH A LOVED ONE
Sharing experiences,
conversations, and moments
can reduce stress.