Institue on Aging: Friendship Line
information provided by: Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System / Mental Health Department
Provides telephone support to depressed, isolated, abused, and suicidal older adults. The Friendship Line is both a crisis intervention center and a ’warm’ line for routine, even daily, phone calls that provide emotional support, medication reminders and well-being check-ins. Services include: Crisis intervention and referrals; Well-being telephone check-ins; Follow-up home visits for supportive counseling and psychotherapy; Group and individual grief counseling; Specialized counseling and bereavement support for people who have experienced traumatic loss to suicide or sudden death.
Record last updated:
Sep 12 2016 4:41PM