Mental Health Resources
Here are some resources to get started with your mental health needs!
You can use the search filters to find the one that suits your insurance, area and/or needs.
Los Angeles County for Medical/ Medicaid:
Department of Mental Health
FOR 24/7 HELP, PLEASE CALL OUR ACCESS LINE AT (800) 854-7771
The ACCESS line serves as the primary entry point for mental health services with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Services provided by ACCESS line staff include:
Mental health screening and assessment
Referral to a service provider
Mobilizing field response teams
Linkages to other resources
Resources available in Los Angeles County:
211 LA County: Dial 2-1-1 within Los Angeles County
211 LA County is the hub for all types of health, human and social services in Los Angeles County, providing callers with information and referrals to the services that best meet their needs.
Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Portal (LA-HOP)
LA-HOP is designed to assist people experiencing homelessness by dispatching homeless outreach teams through Los Angeles County
Substance Abuse Service Helpline: (844) 804-7500
Operated by the LA County’s Department of Public Health, this hotline provides screening, resources and service referrals regarding substance use disorders.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center closest to your location. Your call will be answered confidentially by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically, work to ensure that you feel safe, and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area.
Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.