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Resources, Helpful Information, & Monique's Bookshelf

A mini mental health resource directory that includes a list of national hotlines, websites, and recommendations for bibliotherapy. This is a living document, so I will continue updating.


*The information shared on this page is for psychoeducational purposes and is not intended to be a substitute or replacement for professional medical, mental health, legal, or other advice and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment.

Please call 911 for all emergencies or go to your local emergency room. 

Holding Hands
Crisis Resources & Hotlines


  • Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Hotline (specific to Southern California):​

  • Suicide Hotline of Southern California:​

    • 714-894-4242 ​

    • 9a-9p

  • Warm Line:​

    • 877-910-9276​

    • M-F 9a-3a, Sat/Sun 10a-3a


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National Resources
  • Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression Resources:

    • Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA)

    • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)


      • If you are having thoughts of death or suicide, call 1-800-273-TALK or text DBSA to 741-741.

      • If you need immediate assistance, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

  • Cancer & Mental Health Resources:

  • Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines & Resources 

    • The National Domestic Violence Hotline

    • RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.

      • Call (800) 656-4673 Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm CST.


    • Safe Horizon (Link directs to hotline list)

  • Eating Disorder Resources

    • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders


      • Helpline (888)-375-7767 Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm CST

    • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)


      • Helpline Mon-Thu from 11am to 9pm ET, and Fri from 11am to 5pm ET

      • Online chat: Mon-Thu from 9am to 9pm ET, and Fri from 9am to 5pm ET

      • If you are currently in a crisis, please dial 911, call 1.800.273.8255 or text “N.E.D.A” to 74174

  • General Mental Health Resources

    • Mental Health America

    • National Alliance on Mental Illness


      • The NAMI HelpLine: Monday - Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

  • Grief Resources

  • LA County Hotlines & Resources

    • 211 LA County: Dial 2-1-1 within Los Angeles County

    • Los Angeles Department of Mental Health

      • (800) 854-7771

Compiled by my amazing colleague, Stephanie Gast

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Southern California Community Mental Health Resources
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Trans Affirming Resources
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Monique's Bookshelf
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More recommendations coming soon!

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