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Hot Lines

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Helplines:

  • Access Center 24/7 Helpline and Psychiatric Emergency Response Team:
    • 1-800-854-7771
    • TYY  1-562-651-2549 for Hearing Impaired
    • Operated by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.
    • Call for help with a suicidal crisis or other mental health emergency,
    • Access Psychiatric Emergency Response Teams
    • Access Department of Mental Health services and referral.
  • Suicide Prevention Center:
    • 1-877-7CRISIS / 1-877-727-4747
    • 24 hours / 7 days,
    • Run locally by Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health (less time on hold?)
    • Toll free in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties
    • For out of area callerss, please call:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-TALK / 1-800-273-8255

More Hot Lines

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    • 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    • Trained expert advocates provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information.
    •  Available 24/7
    • Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline 
    • 800-656-HOPE (4673)
    • Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services.
    • Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline.
    • Free help, 24/7.
  • National Child Abuse Hotline
    • (800) 422-4453
    • staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors
    • through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages
    • offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals
    • all calls confidential

 

  • Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
    • (800) 448-3000
    • Crisis and resource referral services.
    • Family reunification of runaways
      and homeless adolescents ages 11-17.
    • Counseling over the phone and online.
    • Placement and long-term residential care.
    • Bilingual.

 

  • National Youth Crisis Hotline
    • 1-800- 442-HOPE / 1-800-442-4673

 

 

 

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

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

 

 

 

 

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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