Health & Wellness

Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP)

Provides Central Valley teen parents (ages 18 and younger) with support and guidance to enhance their parenting skills and obtain social and economic independence.

Call: 559-263-1090


Center for Young Women's Health

Helps teen girls, parents, educators, and health care providers improve their understanding of normal health and development for teen girls - and to empower teen girls and young women to take an active role in their health care.

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Endometriosis and PCOS support chat here:


Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline

Immediate and consistent support for individuals in crisis or experiencing a suicidal crisis. The hotline is available 24/7 and is confidential and free. Located in Fresno and serves Fresno, Kings, Merced, Mariposa, and Stanislaus counties. 

Call: 1-888-506-5991


Community Health Center

Primary care and comprehensive family planning and reproductive health clinic. Teens can call 559-265-5500 for a free ride to the Community Health Center.

Located here: 1047 R Street, Fresno CA 93721


Denti-Cal Youth Services

Provides dental service connections and oral health education to youth (ages 0-20) who have Medi-Cal and live in Fresno County. Assists with finding local dentists, scheduling initial and follow-up appointments.

Call: 1-844-421-3484

Call: 559-457-7800


Fresno Cares - Fresno County Suicide Prevention Collaborative

Brings together a cross-section of government agencies, community-based organizations, non-profit entities, concerned community members to learn about suicide, identify strategies for local help, evaluate prevention efforts, and create an integrated system to address suicide in our community.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

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Go Ask Alice!

Offers answers to various health questions teens might have. Users can browse questions others have submitted or they can submit their questions to a panel of health professionals and researchers from Columbia University.

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HIV Nightline

24/7 helpline for those living with HIV and AIDS. Provides emotional support, but also has access to a national registry of testing sites and basic information on HIV transmission and prevention.

Call: 1-800-628-9240

Text: 415-200-2920


I Wanna Know

Offers information on sexual health for teens and young adults. Teens can find facts and resources for in-depth information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), healthy relationships, and other related issues.

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Know the Signs

Statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign intended to educate Californians on recognizing the warning signs of suicide, how to find the words to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis and where to find professional help. Also includes resources for those going through tough times.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

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Lifeline Crisis Chat

National chat network to provide online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Chat specialists will assess for suicide risk and work collaboratively to come up with a safety plan which addresses positive coping strategies for those in crisis.

Chat here:


Mind Your Mind

Has access to different online interactive tools and resources to address mental health. The goals of Mind Your Mind is to work with young people to create resources to promote wellness, reduce the stigma around mental health, and offer suggestions on how to cope with everyday stressors. 

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National Alliance on Mental Illness, Fresno

Offers no-cost programs and services for suicide prevention and mental illness awareness and support.

Helpline: 559-224-2469

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Peer-Run Warm Line

Non-emergency reesource for anyone seeking emotional support. Provides assistance via phone and web chat on a non-discriminatory basis to anyone in need. Free services, available M-F: 7am-11pm, Saturdays: 7am-3pm, Sundays: 7am-9pm

Helpline: 1-855-845-7415

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Sex, Etc.

Provides answers to questions about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STIs, birth control, and sexual orientation. The website also includes a section discussing the different state rules regarding teens' rights to sex education, birth control, and other issues.

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Features accurate and reliable information about STIs, birth control, healthy relationships, and teen rights to accessing sensitive services in California. The website also offers a clinic finder tool to help teens locate clinics nearby that provides confidential and affordable health services and weekly advice/information text service.

Text HOOKUP to 877877 to sign up.

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Your Health, Your Rights

Offers comprehensive information regarding teen rights to confidential sexual and reproductive health care services - maintained by the ACLU. 

Call ACCESS hotline for questions:

English: 1-800-376-4636

Español: 1-888-442-2237