Mental Health Resources

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The California Black Women's Health Project's website, resources & online community are for informational purposes only and are not meant to serve as medical advice or to replace consultation with your physician or mental health professional. The California Black Women's Health Project does not endorse any of the individuals or organizations listed below or referrals obtained through organizations or websites listed below.

Use of the California Black Women's Health Project's website, resources & online community constitutes an agreement by the users not to hold the California Black Women's Health Project or any of its employees or officers liable or responsible for information obtained through the resources below by persons or entities not associated with the California Black Women's Health Project.

General Mental Health Referrals
Get Mental Help, Inc., was formed in May of 2001 to assist Mental Health Consumers in finding high quality information and resources, and to assist in whatever possible way in their treatment and recovery. Includes links to therapists and support groups in your area as well as statistics and polls. at            Detailed listings for psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists and counselors are available throughout the United States and Canada. Choose a state to begin your search.
Find a Black Therapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Marriage and Family Counselor in the States of AZ, CA, GA, IL, NJ, NY, OH, PA and TX.

Resources for Survivors of Sexual and/or Domestic Abuse/Assault

Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN): 1(800) 656-HOPE or
This Hotline will connect you to the nearest Rape Crisis Center

National Domestic Violence Hotline:
1(800) 799-7233
800-799-3224 (TDD)

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)

Statewide California Coalition of Battered Women (SCCBW)

Verbal Abuse Support Resources

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Communit

Faith Trust Inc. (Faith and domestic and sexual violence)

Sexual Assault Crisis Agency, Long Beach
24-Hour Hotline
(562) 989-5900
Office (for appointments): (562) 989-0309

STOP Partner Abuse Program
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
(323) 860-5806

SNAP - Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Love Doesn't Have to Hurt Teens

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

YWCA Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Compton
(310) 764-1403
Office (for appointments): (310) 763-9995

CSP, Sexual Assault Victim Services
Orange County 24-Hour Hotline
(714) 957-2737

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lines

Suicide Prevention Center
(877) 727-4747
(310) 391-1253

California Youth Crisis Line
(800) 843-5200

Victims of Crime

National Organization for Victim Assistance
(800) TRY-NOVA

National Center for Victims of Crime
(800) FYI-CALL

Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center
(800) 627-6872

Alcohol and Drug Programs

Be Sober
(800) 237-6237

California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
(800) 879-2772

Narcotics Anonymous
(800) 303-4156

Alcoholics Anonymous (Los Angeles)
(323) 936-4343

Children and Youth

California Youth Crisis Line
(800) 843-5200

Child Abuse Reporting
Los Angeles County
(800) 540-4000

Children of the Night
Shelter for runaways and sex workers ages 11-17
(800) 551-1300

Disability Resources

Adult Protective Services
24-hour hotline for elders or adults with disabilities who are being abused, neglected or exploited.
(800) 992-1660

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention
(800) 931-2237

Reproductive Health

EC Hotline
(800) 584-9911

National STD Hotline
(800) 227-8922

National HIV Hotline
(800) 342-AIDS