• resources

    CRISIS SUPPORT, HELPLINES & WARMLINES

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

    1-888-628-9454 (En Español)

    1-800-799-4889 (TTY Service for Deaf & Hard of Hearing)
    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

     

    NAMI National's Helpline

    1-800-950-NAMI (1-800-950-6264)

    M - F, 10am - 6pm, ET

    Email info@nami.org

    Provides information on mental health conditions, treatment options, local support groups, services & programs, recovery strategies, and resource referrals. All crisis calls are transferred to a national crisis line or you can text "NAMI" to 741-741.

    https://www.nami.org

     

    Crisis Text Line
    Text HELLO to 741-741
    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

     

    CA Youth Crisis Line
    1-800-843-5200 (Text/Talk/Chat)
    Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as the statewide emergency response system for youth (ages 12-24) and families in crisis. It has access to more than 5,500 free or low-cost resources for youth and families across CA.
    https://calyouth.org/ca-youth-crisis-line

     

    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

     

    Trans Lifeline
    1-877-565-8860 (USA)

    1-877-330-6366 (Canada)

    A peer support hotline run by and for trans people. Available 7am-1am PST / 9am-3am CST / 10am-4am EST.

    https://www.translifeline.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

     

    2-1-1
    Dial 2-1-1 (Toll-Free)
    A free, confidential referral and information service that connects people across the U.S. & in many parts of Canada to a specialist who will help you find the local resources you need. Available 24 hours / 7 days a week.
    http://www.211.org

     

    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

     

    Project Return Warm Line
    1-888-448-9777
    1-888-448-4055 (Spanish)

    M - F, 5pm - 10pm & Sat, 11am - 4pm

    Los Angeles County’s first after-hours telephone line for individuals with mental health challenges and staffed entirely by peers with lived experience. They also provide referrals to services or organizations that are of interest, such as healthcare facilities, family planning agencies, shelters, self-help and support groups, and much more.

    http://prpsn.org/services/warm-line

     

    LA Warmline
    1-855-952-WARM (1-855-952-9276)

    10pm - 6am

    A confidential overnight telephone support service in English & Spanish for anyone in Southern California who is struggling with loneliness, anxiety, substance use, mental health concerns, or needs information about available mental health services.

     

    NEDA Helpline

    National Eating Disorders Association

    1-800-931-2237

    M - Th, 9am-9pm ET & Fri, 9am-5pm ET

    Trained volunteers provide support, resources, and treatment options.

    www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

     

    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

     

    SAMHSA National Helpline
    1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)

    A free, confidential, 24/7, 365 days a year treatment referral and information service in English & Spanish for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

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

     

    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 & CAMPAIGNS

     

    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

     

    NAMI California

    A grassroots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. They advocate for lives of quality & respect, without discrimination & stigma, for all our constituents and provide leadership in advocacy, legislation, policy development, education and support throughout CA. Locate your local NAMI affiliate here.

    https://namica.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

     

    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​

     

    This Is My Brave, Inc.
    Their mission is to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues by sharing personal stories of individuals living successful, full lives despite mental illness through poetry, essay and original music, on stage in front of a live audience, through stories submitted and published to their blog & YouTube channel.
    https://thisismybrave.org

     

    Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA)

    1-800-493-2094

    Dedicated to improving the lives of people with schizophrenia and related disorders and promoting hope & recovery through support programs, education, collaboration, and advocacy.

    https://sardaa.org

     

    Tuck

    Aims to improve sleep hygiene, health, and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free resources.

    https://www.tuck.com

     

    MENTAL HEALTH & COUNSELING 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.

     

    LA-HOP (Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Portal)
    Designed to assist people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County with outreach services. Do you know someone experiencing homelessness who needs help? Notice a homeless neighbor who seems to be struggling with their physical and/or mental health? You can help them by filling out an outreach request and alert LA-HOP as to any specific concerns you may have regarding the person’s well-being.

    www.lahsa.org/portal/apps/la-hop

     

    Mental Health Screening
    Taking a mental health screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. After the online screening, you will be provided with information, resources and tools to discuss the results with a provider.
    http://screening.mentalhealthamerica.net/screening-tools

     

    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

     

    Alcohol Addiction Center

    A free, web-based resource helping to bring education and information to the world about alcohol addiction. It is their hope that with increased awareness, more & more people will get the help that they need.

    https://alcoholaddictioncenter.org

     

    National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab

    1-877-888-0552

    Provide information, resources and treatment for care providers and seniors battling addiction and related conditions.

    https://rehabnet.com

     

    Rehab Spot

    1-844-286-0953

    Helps those struggling with addiction and their families find the information, support, and resources needed to get help.

    https://www.rehabspot.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

     

    TLA Therapy

    1-424-256-3810
    Provides compassionate, convenient, and affordable individual and group psychotherapy. Offers a range of services including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT).

    https://www.tlatherapy.com

     

    Watts Counseling & Learning Center

    1-323-564.7911

    A unique community service of Kaiser Permanente Southern California. Since 1967, the Center has provided counseling, outreach, and educational services to the residents of Watts and the surrounding communities.

    https://community.kp.org/be-informed/program/watts-counseling-and-learning-center

     

    PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT SERVICES

     

    Kedren Acute Psychiatric Hospital

    1-323-233-0425

    4211 S. Avalon Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90011

    http://kedren.org

     

    Augustus F. Hawkins Mental Health Center (Adult & Adolescent)

    1-310-668-8151

    1720 E. 120th St.

    Los Angeles, CA 90059

     

    LAC+USC Medical Center

    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

    http://www.harbor-ucla.org

     

    Exodus Recovery, Inc.

    1-310-237-0454

    9808 Venice Blvd., 3rd Floor

    Culver City, CA 90232

    https://www.exodusrecovery.com

     

    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

    https://www.uclahealth.org/resnick

     

    V.A. Greater Los Angeles Health Care System

    1-310-478-3711

    11301 Wilshire Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90073

    https://www.losangeles.va.gov

    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

    http://kedren.org

     

    Exodus Recovery, Inc.

    1-323-789-6492

    8401 S. Vermont Ave.

    Los Angeles, CA 90044

    https://www.exodusrecovery.com

     

    Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center

    1-310-677-7808

    323 N. Prairie Ave.

    Inglewood, CA 90301

    http://www.didihirsch.org

     

    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

    Adult Outpatient

    1-310-222-3151

    1000 W. Carson St.

    Torrance, CA 90509

    http://www.harbor-ucla.org

     

    Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital - UCLA (Adult Partial Hospitalization & Intensive Outpatient Program)

    1-310-825-7469

    300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 2400
    Los Angeles, CA 90095

    https://www.uclahealth.org/resnick

    URGENT CARE CENTERS

     

    Exodus Recovery Eastside Urgent Care

    1-323-276-6400

    1920 Marengo St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

    https://www.exodusrecovery.com

     

    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

     

    Westmont Counseling Center

    1-424-312-2311
    Offers a “Grief & Loss Support Group” every Tuesday evening for those who have lost a loved one and are grieving. This is an opportunity to share your loss in a safe & caring environment. They also provide quality, affordable counseling and other mental health services, regardless of age, race, income, or ethnicity.
    www.westmontcounseling.org

     

    Mental Health First Aid

    1-888-244-8980

    An 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses & substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help & support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

    https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org

    TRANSITIONAL AGE YOUTH DROP-IN CENTERS/SERVICES

     

    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 center 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 16-25, can thrive and grow to achieve their full potential. They have 2 locations: L.A. & Long Beach.

    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.

    https://www.stepuponsecond.org/programs-for-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​

     

    Penny Lane TAY Drop-in Center

    1-323-480-9296 (Commerce, CA)

    1-661-266-4783 (Lancaster, CA)

    Dedicated to providing a safe space and assistance for those who are LGBTQ identified or questioning, foster youth, and/or experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16-25 within Los Angeles County in Lancaster & Commerce. Centers are opened Tuesday – Friday, 3pm - 7pm and Saturday, 8am - 8pm.

    http://www.pennylane.org/wpennylane/services/transitional-age-youth-tay-drop-in-center

     

    A Million Drops Center

    1-323-204-3149

    A creative hub dedicated to providing direct, individual support to homeless, at-risk young adults in Los Angeles who want to make a difference in their lives and need a helping hand to do so. The center distributes blankets, socks, & toiletries and assist with job search, resume writing, and interview preparation.

    http://amilliondrops.org

     

    Home At Last

    1-323-750-7177

    Committed to reestablishing, educating, and reinforcing underserved and at-risk youth and families by fostering authenticity and transparent services through linkage support and collaborative efforts. Walk-ins are welcomed. Daily intakes from 8am - 11pm. Call for transportation times and pickup locations.

    http://homeatlastcdc.org

     

    Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Programs (SCHARP)

    1-310-667-4070
    Offers specialized and age appropriate supportive mental health services to the unserved, underserved or inappropriately served TAY.
    www.scharpca.com

     

    WIN: What I Need

    This FREE app was designed especially for vulnerable youth ages 12-25 to locate free supportive services and resources in Los Angeles County. WIN’s searchable database enables users to find and connect to hundreds of essential programs offering shelter, food, medical care, crisis support, drop-in centers, government benefits, legal counsel, transportation, jobs, education & hotlines. Also included are agencies who serve foster youth, LGBTQ youth, youth struggling with mental illness, pregnant or parenting teens, young veterans, and victims of assault or sexual violence, sexual exploitation and/or domestic abuse.

    www.ourchildrenla.org/win-app

    BENEFITS ASSISTANCE, HOUSING & SHELTERS


    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.

     

    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.

    http://dmh.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dmh/our_services/public_guardian

     

    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

     

    SHARE! Collaborative Housing

    1-310-305-8878 (Culver City)

    1-213-213-0100 (Downtown)

    Provides affordable, permanent supportive housing to disabled people in single-family houses throughout Los Angeles County. This project is supported by the L.A. County Department of Mental Health.

    http://shareselfhelp.org

     

    Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Winter Shelter Program

    If you are a single adult and need overnight shelter, LAHSA's Winter Shelter program provides meals, showers, and case management services.

    https://www.lahsa.org/winter-shelter  

    PEER CENTERS & RESPITES

     

    Peer Resource Center

    1-213-351-1934

    Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm

    560 S. Vermont Ave., LA, CA 90020

    A walk-in resource hub for Los Angelenos with mental health challenges. The center is manned by volunteers and paraprofessionals who have lived with mental illness, creating a supportive, empathetic environment for those seeking help. In addition to mental health services, the center provides assistance with accessing social service programs to meet housing, job training, legal aid and other needs.

     

    Hacienda of Hope

    1-562-388-8183

    A safe alternative to emergency hospitalization for individuals with mental illness who are experiencing a stressful life event or crisis. This short-term respite home offers a welcoming, non-clinical environment, staffed by others who are able to relate, empathize and offer hope and support through crisis.

    http://prpsn.org/services/hacienda-of-hope

     

    SHARE! Recovery Retreat​

    1-626-677-3850

    A supportive, safe and loving environment where residents can focus on their individual healing journey. They offer support groups and activities to work on self-esteem, resiliency, reducing stress and anxiety, making friends, building skills and learning tools for better mental health as well as opportunities to learn to cook, clean, garden and manage a household. Each night we take a van to different self-help support groups in the community.

    http://shareselfhelp.org/programs/share-recovery-retreat

     

    PODCASTS & APPS


    A Different Perspective
    Join Dr. Amber Thornton as she provides “A Different Perspective” for topics related to mental health and wellness, psychology, activism, social justice, racial identity, Black culture, womanism, diversity, multiculturalism, and more.

    https://soundcloud.com/dramberthornton

     

    The Mental Illness Happy Hour
    A weekly hour-long conversation between host Paul Gilmartin and a guest about their mental and emotional struggles, large and small.

    https://player.fm/series/mental-illness-happy-hour

     

    Anxiety Slayer
    Tips and tools to help you calm anxiety, stress, PTSD, and panic attacks.

    https://player.fm/series/anxiety-slayer

     

    Holistic Mental Health & Healing
    A weekly radio program hosted by Tyler Woods. A holistic approach to mental health care does so much more than just manage symptoms, it’s an approach that emphasizes the interrelationship between mind, body, and spirit.

    https://player.fm/series/holistic-mental-health-and-healing

     

    The Hilarious World of Depression
    A series of frank, moving, and funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe.

    https://player.fm/series/the-hilarious-world-of-depression

     

    The Struggle Bus: Self-Care, Mental Health, & Other Hilarious Stuff
    In this advice show, hosts Kate and Sally answer all of your questions about family, friends, work, love - no topic is off limits.

    https://player.fm/series/the-struggle-bus-self-care-mental-health-and-other-hilarious-stuff

     

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    notOK App™

    Takes the guesswork out of getting the help and support you need through immediate support from your friends, family, or peer network. Simply open the app, tap the notOK button, and a text message along with your current GPS location will be sent to your pre-selected contacts. The app is free for 2 weeks then $1.99/mo thereafter. Available on iOS & Android.

    https://www.notokapp.com

     

    The Safe Place

    A minority mental health app that educates and raises more awareness of mental illness in the Black community. The app is free and available on iOS & Android.

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-safe-place/id1349460763?mt=8

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.he6ecb72aef1

     

     

    WIN: What I Need

    This FREE app was designed especially for vulnerable youth ages 12-25 to locate free supportive services and resources in Los Angeles County. WIN’s searchable database enables users to find and connect to hundreds of essential programs offering shelter, food, medical care, crisis support, drop-in centers, government benefits, legal counsel, transportation, jobs, education & hotlines. Also included are agencies who serve foster youth, LGBTQ youth, youth struggling with mental illness, pregnant or parenting teens, young veterans, and victims of assault or sexual violence, sexual exploitation and/or domestic abuse.

    www.ourchildrenla.org/win-app

     

    HOLISTIC HEALTH


    The Tree South L.A.

    1-310-710-0744

    A community space that serves through mindfulness, social justice, and education. Offers yoga, meditation, workshops, yoga teacher training & community outreach programs to the South Los Angeles community, regardless of income. Classes 7 days a week, all by donation.

    https://www.thetreesouthla.org

     

    Heal One World

    1-310-826-1971

    Connects people in need of non-invasive treatments and preventative practices, that are generally not covered by insurance, access to this help on a sliding scale or donation basis. They also hold classes like yoga, meditation, reiki, Zumba to name a few on a free or sliding scale basis that provide self help and self healing techniques.

    http://www.healoneworld.org

     

    Crenshaw Yoga and Dance

    1-310-621-8578

    Provides yoga and dance classes, wellness education, and fitness at an affordable price that will encourage the community to learn, maintain, and value a healthy lifestyle.

    www.crenshawyogaanddance.org

     

    People's Yoga

    1-323-739-4018

    East LA-based community yoga studio dedicated to strengthening neighborhoods through mind-body practices and community building. They offer accessible, affordable, bilingual (English/Español) and family friendly yoga classes for all levels, ages, bodies, sizes, abilities and more.

    www.peoplesyoga.org

     

    Just Float

    1-818-619-3105

    Committed to promoting wellness, peace and healing through floatation therapy and creating a safe, enriching sanctuary for people who seek to unplug, refresh and center themselves.

    http://justfloat.com

     

    SÜPRMARKT

    1-424-261-7877

    A low cost organic grocery servicing low income communities in LA. It operates weekly, providing 100% organic produce to make great health and healing available to the communities which need it most.

    http://suprmarkt.la

     

    Let's Be Whole

    1-877-594-1292

    A socially-responsible, holistic media education and outreach program committed to educating, engaging & empowering underserved communities in alternative health, nutrition and physical activity.

    https://letsbewhole.com

     

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