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Mental Health Resources

Suicide Prevention:

911
Call if you are in danger or experiencing a life-threatening emergency.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24-Hour Support
1-800-273-TALK (8255) or
TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)

Suicide Hotline
Los Angeles 24-Hour Support
877-727-4747

The Trevor Project
National 24-Hour Suicide Hotline for Gay/Lesbian or Questioning Teens
866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)


Children & Teens:

Child Abuse Hotline
Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
dcfs.co.la.ca.us
800-540-4000
800-697-4444 (Foster Care and Adoption)

Childhelp
National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)

National Child Abuse Hotline
24-Hour Crisis and Support
800-25ABUSE (800-252-2873)

CyberTipline
Works with the FBI to report the
exploitation of children
800-843-5678

Kid Help
Children and adolescents receive referrals to shelters, mental health services, sexual abuse treatment, substance abuse treatment, family counseling, residential care, adoption/ foster care, etc.
800-543-7283

Teen Line Online
24-Hour Hotline for Teenagers in Crisis
teenlineonline.org/
310- 855-HOPE (310-855-4673)
800-TLC-TEEN
(800-852-8336 toll-free in California only)

Elder Abuse:

Adult Protective Services for Elderly and Dependent Adults
24-Hour Investigation and Crisis Intervention
800-992-1660

Elder Abuse Hotline
800-252-8966

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender:

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
www.lagaycenter.org
323-993-7400

GLBT National Help Center Support & Information
Separate Hotlines for Adults and Youth
Adults: 888-THE-GLNH (888-843-4564)
Youth up to age 25: 800-246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)

Sexual Assault:

Los Angeles County Assaults Against Women Hotline
24-Hour Suport
213-626-3393

Rape Treatment Center
24-Hour Los Angeles Support
310-319-4000

RAINN – (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network)
24-Hour Support
800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673)

Intimate Partner Violence:

Los Angeles County Assaults Against Women Hotline
24-Hour Support
310-392-8381

National Domestic Violence Hotline
24-Hour Crisis and Support
800-799-SAFE (800-799-7233) or
800-787-3224 (TTY)

Women and Children Crisis Shelter
24-Hour Support
562-945-3939

Friends of Battered Women and Their Children
800-603-HELP (800-603-4357)


Mental Health:

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
dmh.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dmh
800-845-7771

NAMI – (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)
www.nami.org
800-950-NAMI (800-950-6264)

National Mental Health Association
Provides Information and Referrals
800-969-6642 (M-F, 6am-2pm PST)

NIMH – (National Institute of Mental Health Information)
Provides Information and Literature
www.nimh.nih.gov
800-647-2642

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Substance Abuse:

Alcoholics Anonymous
Information and Los Angeles Meeting Directory
800-923-8722 (24 Hours)
323-936-4343
(central office M-F 8am-7:30pm,
Sat & Sun 9am-4:30pm)

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline
Referrals for Adolescents and Adults
800-821-4357

ACOA – (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
310-534-1815

Al-Anon of Los Angeles
Information and Meeting Directory
818-760-7122

Al-Anon National Referral Line
888-4AL-ANON (888-4-25-2666)

Al-Anon/AlaTeen Hotline
Help for Teens
www.al-anon.alateen.org
800-344-2666
212-870-3400

Cocaine Anonymous
310-216-4444

Cocaine National Hotline
800-COCAINE (800-262-2463)

Marijuana Anonymous
Information and Los Angeles Meeting Directory
800-923-8722

Narcotics Anonymous
24-Hour Information and Los Angeles Meeting Directory
323-933-5395

Other Support:

211 LA County
Los Angeles Resource Line
Social Services and Disaster Support
www.211la.org
211 or 800-339-6993
Dial 711 if hearing impaired

California Eating Disorder Support Groups
Various Listed
www.eatingdisorderhope.com/recovery/support-groups/california-ca

CoDA – (Codependents Anonymous)
Help Developing Health Relationships
coda.org
lacoda.org
888-444-2359
323-969-4995

Debtors Anonymous
www.debtorsanonymous.org
www.socalda.org/lameet.php
(Los Angeles Area Meeting Information)
800-421-2383
310-822-7250

Gamblers Anonymous
www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga
www.laintergroup.com
(Los Angeles Area Meeting Information)
Hotline: 855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)
Office: 626-960-3500

CASA – (Cleptomaniacs and Shoplifters Anonymous)
Los Angeles Area Meeting Information
kleptomaniacsanonymous.com
310-305-8878

Our House Grief Support Center
Support Groups and Resources for Adults and Children
www.ourhouse-grief.org
310-473-1511 (West Los Angeles)
818-222-3344 (Woodland Hills)

Overeaters Anonymous
Information and Los Angeles Meeting Directory
323-653-7652 (Information) or 323-653-7499 (Hotline)

SAFE – (Self-Abuse Finally Ends)
Self Injury Help
800-DONT-CUT (800-366-8288)

SHARE – (Self-Help And Recovery Exchange)
Referral for Various Self-Help Meetings and Housing for the Disabled
www.shareselfhelp.org
877-SHARE49
310-305-8878 (Culver City)
213-213-0100 (Downtown)

The Warm Line
24-Hour Support
Caring for Children Birth to Age Six
310-423-3500