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Mental Health

   call: 911

Local Resource Directory
 call: 211

National Suicide & Crisis Hotline (NEW!)
  call or text: 988
24/7 call, text and chat access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing suicidal, substance use, and/or mental health crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.
People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.
More specific resources and FAQ's at the link provided!

National Institute of
Mental Health
National Suicide Hotline 
 call: 800-273-8255
for Spanish: 888-628-9454
Text "home" to: 741-741

Ventura County
Behavioral Health
Mental Health Crisis Team
& other Referrals

   call:  866-998-2243
Substance use services
   call:  844-385-9200
Crisis Text Services
Text "hearme" to:  839863

Vista Del Mar Hospital
801 Seneca St.
Ventura, CA 93001
For free and confidential assessments, call:




LGBT National Help Center

National Hotline

   call: 888-843-4564

LGBT National YOUTH Talkline

   call: 800-246-7743

LGBT National SENIOR Hotline

   call: 888-234-7243

Trans Lifeline

   call: 877-565-8860

press "2" for Spanish

The Trevor Project

crisis counselors available 24/7

   call: 1-866-488-7386

Text "start" to: 678-678 

Diversity Collective

Ventura County's LGBT Community

2471 Portola Road.Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003

   call: 805-644-LGBT (5428)

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