Text. Talk. Help.


We all feel overwhelmed sometimes. It's OK to ask for help. Try these.

  • Talk to a friend or trusted adult

  • Talk to a school mental wellness counselor

  • Text or call 2-1-1 (for mental wellness, housing, job, runaway, or other resources)
    Text your zip code to 898211
  • Teen Line
    Teen-to-teen education and support
    Text TEEN to 839863 between 6:00pm–9:00pm PST
    Or call 800‑TLC‑TEEN from 6pm to 10pm PST 

  • Peer-Run Warm Line
    Non-emergency emotional support, 24/7
    Call 1-855-845-7415
    Web chat: mentalhealthsf.org/peer-run-warmline

  • Crisis Text Line
    Free, confidential 24/7 support with a trained crisis counselor
    Text HOME to 741741 

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 1-800-273-8255
    Or text the word HEARME to the number 839863
    Free • Confidential • 24/7

  • California Youth Crisis Line
    Help with issues including medical care, dating violence, sexual assault, runaway resources and homelessness, 24/7
  • TAY Tunnel 
    Drop-in wellness & recovery center for youth ages 18-25
    (mental health, substance use, homelessness)
    Countywide – Transitional-Age Youth (16-25)
    (805) 240-2538
    141 W. 5th Street, Suite D, Oxnard
    Mon - Fri 9AM - 5:30PM
    Sat 11AM - 3PM

  • One Step a la Vez
    Teen support
    Fillmore, Santa Paula & Piru – Transitional-Age Youth (16-25)
    421 Sespe Ave., Fillmore, CA 93015
    (805) 625-7066
    Email: info@myonestep.org

  • Ventura County Crisis & Referral
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week


  • The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth.
    Resources include:
    • The Trevor Project Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 - free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • TrevorText: Available on Thursdays and Fridays, 1 pm - 5 pm PT. Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply.

  • You Matter
    A safe space for youth to discuss and share stories about mental health and wellness.

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