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Crisis Resources

If you are having thoughts of wanting to hurt yourself or someone else, or you would like to report abuse, neglect or domestic violence, please use the following resources.

You can also call 911 / 988 (or another alternative below) or go to a local emergency room for mental health support for thoughts of wanting to hurt yourself or someone else.
Crisis/Suicide Hotlines

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call / Text / Chat: 988

Old number: 800-273-TALK (8255)

(Old number still works)

Free Service - similar to 911 but for mental health emergencies

https://988lifeline.org/current-events/the-lifeline-and-988/

California Mental Health Line

The line is toll-free, and it will be staffed daily for most of the day.

The number is 1-855-845-7415. You can use it via telephone or instant messaging.

Mondays to Fridays: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Saturdays: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sundays: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Crisis Support Text Line (USA)

Text 741741

Free 24/7 Support​​

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PMRT: Psychiatric Mobile Response Team (Los Angeles County)

If there could be a need to go to hospital for thoughts of hurting yourself or someone else.

This team travels to you (your home, therapy office, school, etc) for a psychiatric evaluation.

800-854-7771​​

Trevor Lifeline 

Crisis hotline for LGBTQIA+ individuals

866-488-7386

24/7 Support

LGBT National Help Center

Various hotlines and support resources for LGBTQIA+ individuals

https://www.lgbthotline.org/

Call Blackline

Peer support / Counseling / Crisis line for those experiencing systemic oppression from a LGBTQ+ Black Femme lens, prioritizes BIPOC callers

https://www.callblackline.com/

Report Abuse

Adult Protective Services

Resources for at risk older and dependent adults, including older and dependent adult abuse and neglect reporting hotline.

https://www.cdss.ca.gov/adult-protective-services

Reporting Hotline: 1-833-401-0832

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Department of Child and Family Services (Los Angeles County)

Support for children experiencing abuse and neglect. This is the resource to use to make a child abuse or neglect report.

https://dcfs.lacounty.gov/

Reporting Hotline: 800-540-4000

Note: You can call these numbers even if out of California / Los Angeles County in order to get local APS/CPS hotline numbers within the United States. ​​

Specialized Support

Don't Call The Police

Community alternatives to police intervention by city for needs like housing, mental health care, DV, etc.

https://dontcallthepolice.com/

https://dontcallthepolice.com/los-angeles/

 

Exodus Recovery

Crisis Services including emergency mental health medication services (Visit an urgent care location for medication, urgent care locations are listed at the bottom of the location page)

https://www.exodusrecovery.com/locations/​​​​

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Mental Health Line and Other Mental Health Resources

The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.
1-800-950-NAMI

https://www.nami.org/home

https://www.nami.org/help

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Support for those experiencing domestic violence

Hotline:1-800-799-7233

https://www.thehotline.org/

Website includes chat feature and quick exit button feature.

​Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

(SAMHSA)

National Helpline and Other Resources 
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

24/7 Support

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

 

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE

For chat services and other information:

https://hotline.rainn.org/online​​