Helpful Resources and Links

The following contacts are listed to provide you with additional online mental health support information.

In the event of an emergency please dial 911 so they can assist you immediately or go to your nearest emergency room.

ADHD

Information on Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/index.shtml

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

https://add.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/index.html

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association 

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

(800) 931-2237

Text “NEDA” to 741741

Online chat available

Signs and Symptoms

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/warning-signs-and-symptoms

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eating-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20353603

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

International OCD Foundation

https://iocdf.org/

National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml

Suicide Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Online chat available

Read This First

https://metanoia.org/suicide/

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

https://dmh.lacounty.gov/

(800) 854-7771

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

https://didihirsch.org/

Depression

 

American Psychological Association

https://www.apa.org/topics/depression/recover

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

https://www.dbsalliance.org/

Trevor Project – National 24HR suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth

1-866-488-7386

Texting available

www.thetrevorproject.org

online chat available

Adolescent/Teen Support

TeenLine National Hotline

https://teenlineonline.org/

(310) 855-4673

Text “TEEN” to 839863

TEEN TALK App available

Teens helping teens

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Home.aspx?hkey=4e918a42-7a64-4c60-bf12-9c9ef6e48164

Adolescent/Teen Depression Information

https://www.aacap.org/App_Themes/AACAP/docs/resource_centers/resources/med_guides/DepressionGuide-web.pdf

Self Harm Support

Self Abuse Finally Ends (SAFE) 

https://selfinjury.com/

(800) DONTCUT (366-8288)

National Hopeline Network

(800) 784-2433

Physical and Emotional Abuse

ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline

(800) 4-A-Child (422-4453)

http://www.childhelp.org/hotline/

Reporting:

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

(800) 540-4000

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

www.thehotline.org

(800) 799-7233

Online chat available

Local:

Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Safety Plan Hotline

(800) 978-3600

 

Adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse Hotline

(800) 222-8000

https://www.caregiver.org/adult-protective-services-and-elder-abuse-hotline-1

 

Baby Safe Surrender

http://babysafela.org/

(877) 222-9723

Sexual Assault

RAINN – Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

www.rainn.org

online chat available

Anxiety Disorders

Grief Support

Our House Grief Support information

www.ourhouse-grief.org

Coping with Grief and Loss

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htm

Infertility Support

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Service Helpline

(844) 804-7500

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/sapc/

Operated by the LA County’s Department of Public Health

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org – Information and Local AA meeting location finder

http://aa-intergroup.org – online meetings/groups

www.sfvaa.org, (818) 988-3001 – San Fernando Valley AA

www.LACOAA.org, (323) 963-4343, (800) 923-8722 – Los Angeles Central Office AA

(323) 750-2039 – Oficina Central Hispana

Narcotics Anonymous

http://greaterlosangelesna.org/

https://westsidena.org/westsidewp/

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Helath Services Administration

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

(800) 662- HELP (4357)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

https://resolve.org/

LGBTQ+ Support

 

National Center for PTSD

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/

Sidran Institute - Traumatic Stress Institution and Advocacy

https://www.sidran.org/

Postpartum Support

Resources for postpartum depression

Postpartum Support International

https://www.postpartum.net/

 

Maternal Mental Health Now

https://maternalmentalhealthnow.org/index.php

GLAAD - Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Resource list and support organizations

https://www.glaad.org/resourcelist

The Los Angeles LGBT Center

https://lalgbtcenter.org/

LGBTQ Resources and Organizations

https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth-resources.htm

https://www.connectsafely.org/lgbtq-resources/

Family Support

https://pflag.org/loving-families

https://www.uclahealth.org/lgbtq/resources

Disability Support

Cancer Support

Cancer Support Community

https://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/

Toll free Help Line

(888) 793-9355

We Spark Cancer Support Center

https://wespark.org/

(818) 906-3022

Provides free programs and services in Sherman Oaks

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

http://dpss.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpss/main/programs-and-services/civilrights/ada/

(844) 586-5550

 

North Los Angeles County Regional Center, Chatsworth

State of California Department of Developmental Services

(818) 778-1900

https://www.nlacrc.org/

Heather Totten Counseling

16255 Ventura Blvd. Suite 502, Encino, CA 91436

(818) 928-5234

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