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 

  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    Call, text or TTY 988
    Web chat: 998lifeline.org
    Free • Confidential • 24/7

  • California Youth Crisis Line
    Help with issues including medical care, dating violence, sexual assault, runaway resources and homelessness, 24/7

  • Emergency: Call 911 and ask for a CIT Officer

  • Peer-Run Warm Line
    Non-emergency emotional support, 24/7
    Call 1-855-845-7415
    Web chat: mentalhealthsf.org/peer-run-warmline
  • Family Urgent Response System (FURS)
    Call or text: 1-833-939-FURS (3877)
    The Family Urgent Response System (FURS) is a free 24/7/365 hotline for current or former foster youth to call and receive immediate help for either non-urgent or urgent matters

  • 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

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