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Crisis Hot Lines

For life threatening emergencies Dial 911

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Helplines:

  • Access Center 24/7 Helpline and Psychiatric Emergency Response Team:
    • 1-800-854-7771;  TYY for Hearing Impaired 562 651 2549  Operated by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Call for help with a suicidal crisis, other mental health emergency, and all other Department of Mental Health services and referrals.
  • NAMI (national) Information Help Line.
    • 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264) is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.  Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703) 524-7600.
  • Suicide Prevention Center:
    • 1-877-7CRISIS; 1-877-727-4747 24 hours / 7 days, Toll-Free in Los Angeles County, (Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
    • 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • The Trevor Project for  LGBTQ youth
    • 1-866-488-7386  crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
  • Veterans Crisis Line
    • 1-800-273-8255, press 1
  • Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
    • (800) 448-3000
  • National Hopeline Network
    • (800) SUICIDE
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline
    • (800) 442-HOPE (4673)

Alcohol, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence

ALCOHOL

  • Alcohol Hotline
    (800) 331-2900
  • Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
    (800) 344-2666
  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline
    (800) 821-4357
  • Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
    (800) 252-6465
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
    (800) 729-6686
  • Families Anonymous
    (800) 736-9805
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
    (800) 622-2255
SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • Poison Control
    (800) 222-1222
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline                                        (800) 662-4357
  • Cocaine Anonymous
    (800) 347-8998
  • National Help Line for Substance Abuse
    (800) 262-246

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    (800) 799-7233
  • National US Child Abuse Hotline
    (800) 422-4453

Related Files and Links

Other Mental Health Help

Access Center 24/7 Helpline: Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, 1-800-854-7771, call to access Emergency Field Operations and all other DMH services and referrals.

 

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