For a crisis or immediate help
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255; suicidepreventionlifeline.org: Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for those experiencing a mental health crisis. For the deaf or hard of hearing: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1 (800) 273-8255.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline en español: 1 (888) 628-9454
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for LGBTQ: (800) 273-8255.
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741: A trained crisis counselor is available at any time from anywhere in the United States.
CA Youth Crisis Line: (800) 843-5200; calyouth.org/cycl. This statewide emergency response system is for Californians 12 to 24. You can text, call or chat online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Veterans Crisis Line and Military Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255, press 1; text 838255. If you are a veteran or know a veteran who is in crisis, this line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
LA Warmline: (833) 317-HOPE (4673); www.211la.org: Anyone in Southern California who is struggling with loneliness, anxiety, substance use or other mental health concerns, or who needs information about available mental health services can call the LA Warmline between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. and be connected with resources. You can make a call earlier and leave a voicemail. Requests for assistance submitted through voicemail usually start being addressed around 9:30 p.m. Services are available in English and Spanish. There’s also another LA Warmline available during the day time from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.: (800) 854-7771.
OC Warmline: (714) 991-6412; www.namioc.org/oc-warmline. Provides emotional support and resources for those in need. This warmline is available to Orange County residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can text or call the number to be connected with a volunteer.