THE ACCESS HOTLINE OPERATES 24/7:

1-800-854-7771

YOU CAN ALSO TEXT “LA” TO 741741 ANYTIME

TO BE CONNECTED TO A CRISIS COUNSELOR

Get Help For Yourself

 

Here are some of the mental health and substance abuse services available to those living in LA County. If you don’t know where to start, call 800-854-7771 anytime. We can help.

 

For Teens / Youth
  • The TEEN LINE helps teenagers by talking, chatting, texting, or emailing with other teens. Call 310-855-4673 or text “TEEN” to 839863.
  • California Youth Crisis Line: Call 800-843-5200. Open 24/7 and bilingual.
For LGBTQ
  • Visit the Los Angeles LGBT Center to find local services.
  • The Trevor Project: Call 866-488-7386 or text “START” to 678678 to get crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ young people under 25. You can also chat online.
For Veterans
  • Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line if you need to talk or are concerned about a loved one. Call 800-273-8255 (Press 1), text 838255, or chat with a counselor. 24/7/365. Free. Confidential.
  • The Soldiers Project offers free, confidential mental health services for Post 9/11 Veterans, active duty service members, and their loved ones. Call 877-576-5343.
  • The Wounded Warrior Project provides free services and programs to veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving, and their families.
If you or someone you know is in an emergency or immediate threat of suicide, call 911 immediately or call and visit:
Alcohol Marijuana
  • Connect with the Sexual Assault Hotline. Get support, information, advice, or a referral from a trained support specialist at 800-656-4673, or chat with a professional online.
  • Love is respect can help with ending an abusive relationship. Call 866-331-9474, text LOVEIS to 22522*, or chat online. Free. Confidential. 24/7/365.