The Candle

September: Suicide Prevention Awareness Week

Does talking about thoughts of suicide increase the risk that someone will act on those thoughts?
We know that most people who die by suicide […]

Community Partner Profile: Lafayette Elementary School

Toni McShane, Interim-Principal, Lafayette Elementary School
Toni McShane has devoted her life to education. She spent 26 years in the Lafayette School District, and retired […]

Volunteer Profile: Joseph & his dog Zeus

Joseph Fuentes discovered the Contra Costa Crisis Center as part of his career exploration.  He wanted to gain a better understating of what it […]

Happy Birthday to us!

The Contra Costa Crisis Center is celebrating 50 years of service!

With very humble beginnings in 1963, we opened our doors and connected our telephone […]