Help Lines and Hot Lines
Crisis intervention, information, listening/counseling and referrals for any need. Most hot lines operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Alcohol Treatment Programs for Teens
Website provides resources on how to find a treatment center, what happens during and after treatment.
Baby-care and breast-feeding questions answered by on-duty nurses at Hoag Hospital. Free.
California Youth Crisis Line
CHOC’s Parent Advice Line
Information on health topics, including sickness, nutrition and behavior.
Domestic Violence Hotline
Referrals to counseling and legal aid for low-income individuals and families.
Drug Use Is Life Abuse
Free referral program through the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
First 5 LA Connect
Resources for nutrition, school readiness and parenting tips, plus preschool referrals for kids under age 5.
LGBTQ Youth Talkline
(800) 246-7743 (PRIDE)
Telephone/internet peer counseling.
Mental Health America
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Referral Line
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Eating Disorders Association
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
(800) 656-HOPE (4673)
The Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network’s hotline connects to a local rape crisis center.
Stand Up For Kids
(800) 365-4KID (4543)
Provides children in crisis with food and clothing.