Mental Health



  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Mental Health: Provides tools and resources to help you or a loved one connect with a skilled, trained mental health professional.
  2. 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat online. 
  3. Crisis Text Line: A free 24/7 crisis support service. Text "HOME" to 741741 or chat online to connect with a volunteer crisis counselor.
  4. California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS): The DHCS offers various mental health programs and resources. 
  5. California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS): Provides mental health resources for youth. 
  6. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Locator: SAMHSA provides an online directory to help you find mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities in your area.
  7. Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC): This commission oversees the implementation of the Mental Health Services Act in California.
  8. Trans Lifeline: Provides Trans peer support through the community.
  9. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) California: NAMI is a grassroots organization providing support, education, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by mental health conditions.
  10. California Psychological Association (CPA): The CPA can help you find licensed psychologists in your area who provide mental health services.
  11. California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT): CAMFT can assist you in finding licensed marriage and family therapists in California.
  12. Bienestar: Bienestar is a community-based organization serving Los Angeles. Their focus is on identifying and addressing emerging health issues faced by Latinx and LGBTQ+ populations. 
  13. The Trevor Project: Fighting to end suicide among young LGBTQ+ folks by providing crisis services, peer support, and advocacy.
  14. Contact your Local College or University for information on their public mental health services: