UCSF Fresno Support Services

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Emergency Support Phone Numbers

Below are a list of support service phone numbers in case of emergency. 

  • UCSF Fresno Wellness and Mental Health Support: (559) 499-6551
  • Insight: (559) 226-7437
  • Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-(888) 506-5991

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Wellness/Mental Health Resources

If you are in need of support for an urgent wellness or mental health concern, the following resources are available:

Betty LiaoUCSF 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.