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    CRISIS SUPPORT & HOTLINES

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
    This free, 24-hour hotline is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By calling, you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.
    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

     

    National Hopeline Network
    1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
    By calling, you’ll be connected to a certified crisis center nearest to your calling location.
    www.hopeline.com

     

    Crisis Text Line
    Text HELLO to 741741
    A free, confidential, 24/7 support line for those in crisis in the U.S. Within minutes, a live trained crisis counselor will answer your text. It’s been instrumental in helping millions of people especially teens.
    www.CrisisTextLine.org

     

    Teen Line
    1-800-TLC-TEEN (1-800-852-8336) / 6pm - 10pm PST
    Text TEEN to 839863 / 6pm - 9pm PST
    A confidential teen-to-teen helpline that uses trained high school volunteers to help teen callers with any kind of problem. Service available in both the USA and Canada.
    www.TeenLineOnline.org

     

    The Trevor Project
    1-866-488-7386
    The only organization providing 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth (ages 13-24).
    www.TheTrevorProject.org

     

    ACCESS-LA County Helpline
    1-800-854-7771
    Department of Mental Health’s Emergency & Non-Emergency Helpline, available 24 hours / 7 days a week. Provides linkages to consumers to mental health services in the community & resources to consumers in crisis.
    dmh.lacounty.gov

     

    7 Cups Of Tea
    An online emotional support service that connects those in need to a trained Active Listener by phone or chat. All connections are private and one-on-one.
    www.7cups.com

     

    Veterans Crisis Line
    1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.

    Para español, oprima 2.
    1-800-799-4889 (TTY Service for Deaf / Hard of Hearing)
    Send a text message to 838255
    Connects veterans in crisis, their families & friends with qualified, caring VA responders. Available 24 hours, 7 days a week, confidential.

    https://www.veteranscrisisline.net

     

    Addiction Resource Rehab Helpline
    1-888-459-5511
    Treatment specialists help you find the best drug and alcohol rehab centers and programs! This is a free, national, 24/7 confidential helpline.
    http://https://addictionresource.com

     

    Disaster Distress Helpline
    1-800-985-5990
    1-800-846-8517 (TTY for Deaf / Hard of Hearing)
    Text TALKWITHUS or HABLANOS to 66746
    A free, confidential, 24/7 helpline and text service that provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress (stress, anxiety, depression-like symptoms) related to natural or human-caused disasters. This service is available to all residents in the U.S. and its territories.
    www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov

    ORGANIZATIONS

     

    NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
    The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to educating, advocating, supporting, and building better lives for the millions of individuals & families affected by mental illness.
    www.nami.org

     

    Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH)
    The largest county-operated mental health department in the United States whose mission is to enrich lives through partnership to strengthen the community’s capacity to support recovery and resiliency.
    dmh.lacounty.gov

     

    Disability Rights California (DRC)
    Advocates, educates, investigates, and litigates to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.
    www.disabilityrightsca.org

     

    OK2TALK
    This campaign creates a community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems and encourages them to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope.
    http://ok2talk.org

     

    Each Mind Matters
    California’s mental health movement with hundreds of organizations and millions of individuals working together.
    www.eachmindmatters.org

     

    Mental Health America (MHA)
    Founded in 1909, it’s the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.
    www.mentalhealthamerica.net

     

    Know The Signs
    A statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out.
    www.suicideispreventable.org

     

    Project Return Peer Support Network
    A non-profit peer run organization that promotes wellness, personal growth and self-determination for people who have experienced mental illness by providing social opportunities, education, and community involvement.
    www.prpsn.org

     

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    It is their mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communties.
    www.samhsa.gov

     

    Painted Brain
    Uses media and the arts to bridge community barriers and change the discussion about mental illness.
    www.paintedbrain.org

     

    Mental Health Yes!

    A platform used to raise mental health awareness, eradicate stigma, inspire & empower others who have been affected by mental illness, provide resources & support, and promote hope, wellness, & recovery.
    www.mentalhealthyes.com

     

    LACDMH Consumer & Family Affairs

    Gives a voice to family members and consumers and promotes the partnership among consumers, family members and treatment teams so that each can offer their valuable expertise toward the treatment of mental illness.

    http://dmh.lacounty.gov

     

    Los Angeles County Client Coalition
    Focuses on legislative/policy-making activities and support & self-advocacy of mental health consumers.
    http://lacclientcoalition.org​

    MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

     

    Behavioral Health Treatment Facility Locator
    Helps you find a facility nearest you in your state. It's a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
    http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov

     

    Service Area Navigation Team

    1-323-298-3675
    Assist individuals and family members identify mental health services.

     

    Augustus F. Hawkins Mental Health Center

    1-310-668-4271
    Provides a variety of outpatient mental health services for adults, children, older adults and their families. Services are available in English, Spanish, and other languages based on need.

     

    Emmada Psychology Center

    1-866-863-4645
    Provides culturally informed mental health services that integrate spirituality, psychology, and Christianity for children and adults. Offices located in Westchester and Pasadena, CA.
    www.emmadapsych.com

     

    Antioch University Counseling Center (AUCC)
    1-310-578-1080

    Provides specialized psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and groups serving adults, adolescents, and children. Fees are based on a sliding scale. Located in Culver City, CA.
    www.antiochla.edu

     

    Colors LGBTQ Youth Counseling Center

    1-323-953-5130
    Provides free LGBTQ-affirmative counseling and healing psychotherapeutic services to youth under 25 and their families in greater Los Angeles area.
    www.colorsyouth.org

     

    Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

    1-888-807-7250
    Provides mental health and substance abuse services to those in need, regardless of ability to pay. They have 11 sites throughout Southern California.
    www.didihirsch.org

     

    Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Programs (SCHARP)

    1-310-631-8004
    Provides quality mental health, social and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in South Los Angeles.
    www.scharpca.com

     

    Women’s Reintegration Services & Education Center

    1-323-525-6400
    Assist women who have been incarcerated and face mental health, co-occurring substance abuse, & legal issues to reintegrate and become successful members of their communities.

     

    Addiction Center
    1-844-217-2169

    Help you find treatment & a drug rehab center based on your location, budget, and specific needs.

    https://www.addictioncenter.com

     

    Talkspace
    Provides affordable, confidential and anonymous online therapy with a professional licensed therapist. You can message your therapist anytime and anywhere from your smartphone or the web.
    www.talkspace.com

     

    Military OneSource

    1-800-342-9647
    Offers a wide range of individualized consultations, coaching and counseling for many aspects of Military Life. Serves those in the military, military families, and the global military community. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year… all calls are confidential.
    http://www.militaryonesource.mil

    INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS

     

    Kedren Acute Psychiatric Hospital

    1-323-233-0425

    4211 S. Avalon Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90011

     

    LAC+USC HCN

    (Augustus F. Hawkins Bldg.)

    1-310-668-8151

    1720 E. 120th St.

    Los Angeles, CA 90059

     

    LAC+USC Healthcare Network

    1-323-409-2800

    1200 N. State St.

    Los Angeles, CA 90033

     

    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

    1-310-222-2345

    1000 W. Carson St.

    Torrance, CA 90509

     

    Exodus Recovery, Inc.

    1-310-237-0454

    9808 Venice Blvd., 3rd Floor

    Culver City, CA 90232

     

    Southern California Hospital at Culver City

    1-310-836-7001

    3828 Delmas Terrance

    Culver City, CA 90231

     

    Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital - UCLA

    1-310-825-0511

    150 Medical Plaza

    Los Angeles, CA 90095

     

    V.A. Greater Los Angeles Health Care System

    1-310-478-3711

    11301 Wilshire Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90073

    OUTPATIENT CLINICS & WELLNESS CENTERS

     

    Augustus F. Hawkins Mental Health Center

    1-310-668-4272

    1720 E. 120th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90059

     

    Compton Family Mental Health Services

    1-310-668-6800

    921 E. Compton Blvd.

    Compton, CA 90221

     

    West Central Family Mental Health Services

    1-323-298-3680

    3751 Stocker St,

    Los Angeles, CA 90008

     

    Kedren Community Health Center

    1-323-233-0425

    4211 S. Avalon Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90011

     

    Exodus Recovery, Inc.

    1-323-789-6492

    8401 S. Vermont Ave.

    Los Angeles, CA 90044

     

    Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center

    1-310-677-7808

    323 N. Prairie Ave.

    Inglewood, CA 90301

     

    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

    Adult Outpatient

    1-310-222-3151

    1000 W. Carson St.

    Torrance, CA 90509

    URGENT CARE CENTERS

     

    Exodus Recovery Eastside Urgent Care

    1-323-276-6400

    1920 Marengo St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

     

    Mental Health Urgent Care @ MLK Medical Center

    1-562-295-4617

    12021 S. Wilmington Ave.

    Los Angeles, CA 90059

     

    Westside Mental Health Urgent Care

    1-310-253-9494

    11444 W. Washington Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90066

    SUPPORT GROUPS & EDUCATION CLASSES

     

    NAMI Urban Los Angeles (NULA)

    1-323-294-7814
    NULA is the urban affiliate of NAMI providing education, support, and advocacy for families and their loved ones dealing with mental illnesses in communities of color. All education classes, support groups, programs & services are in English & Spanish and free to the community
    http://www.namiurbanla.org

     

    Share! - The Self-Help & Recovery Exchange

    1-310-305-8878 (Culver City location)

    1-213-213-0100 (Downtown location)
    Empowers people to change their own lives and provides them a loving, safe, non-judgmental place where they can find community, information and support. They have 2 locations: Culver City & Downtown L.A.
    www.shareselfhelp.org

     

    Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

    1-310-895-2326
    Helps survivors cope with the death of their loved one so they can move forward in their lives in a positive & productive way.
    www.didihirsch.org

    TRANSITIONAL AGE YOUTH (TAY)

     

    The Steve Fund

    1-401-249-0044
    The nation’s only organization focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.
    http://www.stevefund.org

     

    The Good Seed TAY Center

    1-323-758-5433
    A drop-in that provides supportive, nurturing and specialized care for homeless young people in California. Through temporary housing, comprehensive services and individual planning and placement, Good Seed creates an environment where youth, ages 18-25, can thrive and grow to achieve their full potential. https://www.goodseedcdc.org

     

    Step Up & Daniel’s Places

    1-310-394-6889

    A drop-in center where youth experiencing homelessness can grab a meal, share community, and be as active or inactive as they desire.

    http://www.stepuponsecond.org/transitional-age-youth-tay

     

    Safe Place for Youth (SPY)

    1-310-902-2283

    A drop-in center. SPY's mission is to inspire, nurture, and empower homeless youth by providing immediate and lasting solutions, one young person at a time.

    http://www.safeplaceforyouth.org

     

    Youth Moving On

    1-626-765-6010

    Provides transition-age youth, ages 16 – 25, with a continuum of support services to empower them to find lasting independence and a lifetime of personal fulfillment.

    http://youthmovingon.org​

     

    Enhanced Emergency Shelter Program (EESP)

    1-213-738-6194

    Provides temporary shelter for TAY clients, meals, toiletries, case management, linkage, mental health services, transportation, assistance with transitional or permanent housing.

    http://laoyc.org/location/enhanced-emergency-shelter-program-eesp​

     

    Ruth's Place

    1-323-432-2440

    A drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 18-24 who need help finding stable housing. Offers a safe space to get housing assistance and support such as counseling, case management, recreational activities, access to our education & career prep programs, and jobs.

    http://www.coalitionrcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/RuthPlace_Poster_web.pdf​

    BENEFITS ASSISTANCE & HOUSING


    Department of Public Social Services
    1-866-613-3777

    Administers General Relief, CalFresh, GROW and Medi-Cal Programs.

    www.dpss.lacounty.gov

     

    Social Security Administration
    1-800-772-1213

    Provides information and answers questions regarding SSI & SSA benefits.
    www.ssa.gov

     

    State of California Employment Development Department (EDD)
    1-800-480-3287

    Provides partial wage replacement to eligible workers who are unable to work due to a non-industrial disability.

    www.edd.ca.gov/disability

     

    BACUP

    1-213-368-1888

    A a mental health wellness center and benefits advocacy program that prides itself on offering services that are entirely run by individuals in recovery or who have recovered from mental illnesses.

    http://bacup.net

     

    LACDMH Public Guardian's Office
    1-213-974-0515

    Acts as conservators to persons who are unable to properly care for themselves or manage their finances.

    www.lacounty.gov/publicguardian

     

    Mental Health Advocacy Services
    1-213-389-2077

    Provides free legal services to consumers, assists both children and adults on obtaining government benefits & services, and protecting rights and fighting discrimination.

    www.mhas-la.org

     

    HOPICS

    1-323-948-0444
    Dedicated to providing the highest quality innovative social service to South Los Angeles with an emphasis on behavioral health and housing stability.
    www.hopics.org

     

    Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Programs (SCHARP)

    1-310-631-8004
    Provides quality mental health, social and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in South Los Angeles.
    www.scharpca.com

     

    A Community of Friends

    1-213-480-0809
    Offer supportive and service-enriched affordable housing for homeless individuals and families living with mental illness in Los Angeles County.
    www.acof.org

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