Counseling Resources

Resources for Anxiety

If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, dial 9-1-1 or go to nearest hospital emergency room

National Institute of Mental Health: Anxiety
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

National Institute of Mental Health: Anxiety vs. Stress
This fact sheet intended for teens and young adults presents information about stress, anxiety, and ways to cope when feeling overwhelmed.

National Institute of Mental Health: GAD
Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out of Control

Primary Care Provider
Your primary care practitioner can be an important resource, providing initial mental health screenings and referrals to mental health specialists. If you have an appointment with your primary care provider, consider bringing up your mental health concerns and asking for help.

 

Resources for Addressing Depression

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
A grassroots mental health organization that provides free referral, information and support, runs education programs, and holds public awareness events and activities.

The Trevor Project
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.

National Institute of Mental Health: Depression
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

Primary Care Provider
Your primary care practitioner can be an important resource, providing initial mental health screenings and referrals to mental health specialists. If you have an appointment with your primary care provider, consider bringing up your mental health concerns and asking for help.

 

Resources: Suicide Numbers

If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, dial 9-1-1 or go to nearest hospital emergency room

National Suicide Prevention Line: 800-273-8255

National Youth Crisis hotline: 800-448-4663
OR Crisis Text Line- text HOME to 741741

California Youth Crisis Line: 800-843-5200

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 1-888-628-9454

The Trans Line – help transgender people connect to the community, support and resources they need to survive and thrive: 877-565-8860

Children of The Night – 24hr runaway hotline: 800-551-1300

Trevor Project (Crisis hotline for LGBTQ youth under age 25) 24 hr hotline: 866-488-7386

Kern County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Crisis line: 800-991-5272

Lancaster Sheriff’s Station661-948-8466 (to access their Mental health team also)

211 Los Angeles County (all types of resources) 211la.org Tel: 211 OR 800-339-6993

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health: 24 hr crisis line: 800-854-7771 OR text, “LA” to 741741 (Also a way to access the PMRT)

211 Orange County (all types of referrals) 211oc.org Tel : 888-600-4357 OR 211

San Bernardino County Crisis Line: 909-386-8256

San Diego Access and Crisis Line 24 hour: 888-724-7240

211 Ventura County (all types of referrals) 211ventura.org Tel: dial 211 OR 800-339-9597

 

Resources for Staff

If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, dial 9-1-1 or go to nearest hospital emergency room

Coping with the COVID-19 CRISIS: THE IMPORTANCE OF CARE FOR CAREGIVERS. TIPS FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND CRISIS TEAMS

Primary Care Provider
Your primary care practitioner can be an important resource, providing initial mental health screenings and referrals to mental health specialists. If you have an appointment with your primary care provider, consider bringing up your mental health concerns and asking for help.