If you or someone you know needs help, information, or just someone to talk to, consider one of the resources listed below.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline A 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By calling, you'll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area. 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
SAMHSA Treatment Locator This service provides referrals to low cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment. 800-662-4357
The Trevor Project An American non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. 310-271-8845
NEDA Helpline The National Eating Disorder Association nonprofit offers a volunteer-based hotline that offers support, resources, and treatment options for individuals or loved ones with eating disorders. Text “NEDA” to 741741 or visit their website for an instant messaging option for a live chat. 800-931-2237.
Little Tokyo Service Center A social service and community development organization that improves the lives of individuals and families and promotes the rich heritage of Southern California’s ethnic communities.
Pacific Asian Counseling Services This non-profit organization provides culturally sensitive and language specific services with expertise in the immigrant and refugee Asian Pacific Islander populations. 310-337-1550
Crisis Text Line Text HELLO to 741-741. A free, confidential, 24/7 support line for those in crisis in the U.S. Within minutes, a live trained crisis counselor will answer your text. It’s been instrumental in helping millions of people especially teens.
AADAP The Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving Asian Pacific Islanders and other under-served communities with substance abuse services throughout Los Angeles County. Programs and services are provided to all individuals regardless of race or ethnicity. 323-293-6284.