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If in Crisis

A collection of phone numbers and links to LA County and national mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence helplines for people in crisis | Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Emergency Contact Information

For life threatening emergencies, dial 911.

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Helplines

Access Center 24/7 Helpline and Psychiatric Emergency Response Team

Call for help with a suicidal crisis or other mental health emergency — operated by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

  • Phone Number: 1-800-854-7771
  • TYY for Hearing Impaired: 562 651 2549

National Hopeline Network, Suicide & Crisis Hotline

A program of the Kristin Brooks Hope Center, Hopeline provides support with trained counselors through this national hotline to prevent suicide.

National NAMI Information Help Line

This is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling Monday through Friday, 10 am — 6 p.m. (EST).  Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1-703-524-7600.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Suicide Prevention Center

The center is available 24 hours/7 days, toll-free in Los Angeles County. Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health provides the resources for the center.

  • Phone Number: 1-877-7CRISIS [1-877-727-4747]

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

Veterans Crisis Line

Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline and online chat, regardless of enrollment in VA care.

Your Life Your Voice

A bully at school. That rough break up. Thinking about suicide. Life can give you challenges. We have some tips and tools to help you deal.


Alcohol Abuse Helplines

Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline

  • Phone Number: 800-4AL-ANON [800-344-2666]

Alcohol Hotline

  • Phone Number: 800-331-2900

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline

  • Phone Number: 800-729-6686

Alcohol and Drug Helpline

Provides referrals to local facilities where adolescents and adults can seek help.

  • Phone Number: 800-821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-ALCOHOL [1-800-252-6465]

Families Anonymous

Families Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship for the family and friends of those individuals with drug, alcohol or related behavioral issues.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline

  • Phone Number: 1-800-622-2255

Substance Abuse Helplines

Cocaine Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous is a Fellowship of, by and for addicts seeking recovery.

National Help Line for Substance Abuse

  • Phone Number: 800-262-2463

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and en Español) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Poison Control

Contact Poison Control right away if you suspect a poisoning.


Domestic Violence Helplines

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National US Child Abuse Hotline

Helping victims of child abuse is more than just a desire, it is our lifetime commitment.


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