Help is Here

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources

Help is Here

Overwhelmed? Feel like there’s no hope? Wish the pain would stop?

If you are struggling and don’t know where to turn, help is here. See our resources below to get support, and to talk or chat with real people who get what you’re going through. It’s free, confidential, and can really help.


If you, or someone you know, is in crisis, call 9-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at:

 

800-273-TALK (8255)

 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Text Line: TEXTME
Website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Suicide Prevention Line provides 24-hour, immediate, confidential over-the-phone suicide prevention services to anyone who is in crisis or experiencing suicidal thoughts. The line is also available to support those concerned about others who may be at risk.

NAMI WarmLine (Orange County)
Phone: 877-910-WARM (877-910-9276)
Website: namioc.org

Suicide Prevention Line
Phone: 877-7-CRISIS (877-727-4747)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Text Line: TEXTME
Website: https://didihirsch.org/services/suicide-prevention/important-information-about-suicide/#Warning_Signs

Know the Signs/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
Website: suicideispreventable.org

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Critical Signs

Learn the signs of suicide and how to connect with help now. If you notice any of these critical signs, step in or speak up right away. If any of these critical signs are present, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK:

  • Talking about death or suicide
  • Seeking methods for self-harm or suicide, such as searching online or obtaining a gun
  • Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.

Learn the Signs

Pain isn't always obvious, but most people who are thinking about suicide show some signs. Take the time to learn what to do now so you're ready to be there for a friend or loved one when it matters most.

To learn more about the risk factors, warning signs of suicide and how to start a conversation, go to:

English: suicideispreventable.org
Spanish: elsuicidioesprevenible.org


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Resources

OC WarmLine
Phone: 877-910-WARM (877-910-9276)
Website: namioc.org
Languages: services are available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi and more
Hours: 24/7

The NAMI WarmLine provides telephone-based, non-crisis support for anyone struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

OC Links
Phone: 855-OC-LINKS (855-625-4657)
Website: ochealthinfo.com/oclinks
Languages: English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi (interpretation for other languages is available via a language translation service) Extended Hours: 8 am – 8 pm Monday – Thursday, 8 am - 6 pm Friday

OC Links is an information and referral phone and online chat service to help callers navigate the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) system within the Health Care Agency for the County of Orange. Callers are connected to behavioral health clinical Navigators who link callers to the appropriate service.

Survivor’s Support Services
Phone: 714-547-0885
Website: didihirsch.org/suicide-prevention/survivor-support-services-orange-county
Languages: English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Arabic

The Survivor Support Services program provides support for those who have lost a loved one to suicide and those who have survived a suicide attempt. The program educates the community on suicide prevention and intervention. These services include crisis support bereavement groups.

Crisis Assessment Team (CAT) (OC Health Care Agency)
Phone: 866-830-6011
Children's Website: ochealthinfo.com/bhs/about/cys/crisis_services
Adult Website: ochealthinfo.com/bhs/about/aoabh/catpert
Languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Be Well OC
Find COVID-19-related mental health educational materials, community resources and behavioral health support at the Be Well OC COVID-19 support site, Help Happens Here