Wellness/Mental Health Resources
If you are in need of support for an urgent wellness or mental health concern, the following resources are available:
UCSF Fresno Wellness and Mental Health Support Services: Specifically designed for trainees who are struggling with personal, professional, or emotional issues and are seeking one-on-one support in a confidential setting. To seek assistance 24/7 call (559) 499-6551. This line is staffed by Dr. Betty Liao or one of her clinical associates. Other services that Dr. Liao provides can be found by clicking here.
Insight: A third-party organization that is contracted with UCSF Fresno to provide physicians with referrals to specialized support in a variety of areas (counseling, legal, etc.). They do not have specific training in dealing with the unique stressors of medical training but are a good resource for those uncomfortable seeking assistance at UCSF Fresno. Click here for information.
Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline: Death by suicide is a real issue amongst trainees and practicing medical providers. If you or someone you care about is feeling suicidal, a free, confidential hotline is available 24/7, at 1-(888) 506-5991.
Crisis Text Line: Rather text than talk on the phone? You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741 anywhere in the United States 24/7. Click here for more details.