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About – Mobile App

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Our Mission

Our film series, Profiles of Hope, promotes an anti-stigma message for those diagnosed with mental illness.

We seek the stories of high profile personalities, willing to share their experiences and struggles with mental illness, substance abuse, or any challenge they encounter to their emotional “wellness”.

Contact Us

Press and media can direct all questions and interview requests to our Public Information Office at 213-738-3700 or email

To discover more about Profiles of Hope, please visit our website at:

Emergency Services

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DMH Urgent Care Centers are for the people who are

  • Depressed: psychotic; in emotional distress
  • Dangerous to self or others due to mental illness

DMH Urgent Care Centers are NOT for

  • Sobering
  • Medical care for physical problems

Intake: 1-800-829-3923

Exodus Recovery at South L.A.
(MLK Medical Center Campus)
12021 S Wilmington Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90059

Exodus Recovery at East L.A.
(Across from LAC+USC Medical Center)
1920 Marengo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Exodus Recovery at Westside
11444 West Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066

Intake: 818-485-0888

Olive View Community MH Urgent Care Center
14659 Olive View Dr.
Sylmar, CA 91342


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ACCESS Center – 24/7 call center for mental health crisis, information and referrals. ACCESS Center serves as the entry point for mental health services in Los Angeles County.

(800) 854-7771

(562) 651-2549 (TDD/TTY)

Los Angeles County Information Line – Access to information about community, social, health and government services in Los Angeles County.


City of Los Angeles Information Line – Information about community, social, health and government services in the City of Los Angeles.


The Los Angeles Warmline A confidential, overnight telephone support for anyone who is challenged by loneliness, confusion, substance use or other mental health concerns. 7 nights a week (10PM-6AM). (855) 952-9276
Community Help Line Confidential listening and support services for anyone who needs counseling 7 days a week (9AM-10PM). (877) 541-2525 (888) 448-9777
Project Return Peers for peers support for mental health. (888) 448-4055 (Spanish)

Trevor Project – 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

(866) 488-7386

Child Protection Hotline – Reporting child abuse 24/7. (800) 540-4000

Elder Abuse Hotline – Reporting elder abuse 24/7.

(877) 477-3646

Housing Services Helps people list and find affordable, special-needs, accessible, and emergency housing within Los Angeles County. (877) 428-8844

Shelter Hotline – For homeless looking for temporary shelters.

(800) 548-6047

Self-Help and Recovery Exchange (SHARE) 24/7 referral resources for alcoholic, grief & loss, and mental health recovery support groups.

(877) 742-7349

Patients’ Rights For mental health clients’ complaints.

(800) 700-9996 (213) 738-4888

Department of Mental Health Job Hotline For job information and application.

(213) 738-4703

Suicide Prevention Center Survivor Hotline – Preventive services for suicide. (877) 727-4747 (So. Cal.)

National Suicide Prevention Center Survivor Hotline

(800) 273-TALK/8255 (Nat’l.)

Substance Abuse – Drug & alcohol treatment referrals for ages 18 & up.

(800) 564-6600

Domestic Violence Hotline – Reporting domestic violence.

(800) 978-3600

Youth/Teen Crisis Hotline – Reporting youth/teen crisis.

(800) 843-5200

UCLA – Eating disorder treatment program for adolescents. (310) 206-4376
Del Amo Hospital – Eating disorder treatment program for all ages. (323) 997-4402

Eating Disorder Center of California – Treatment programs for all ages.

(310) 457-9958

Orange County Mental Health Crisis Line (877) 727-4747
San Bernardino County Mental Health Crisis Line (888) 743-1478
Riverside County Mental Health Crisis Line (800) 706-7500
Ventura County Mental Health Crisis Line (866) 998-2243
Kern County Mental Health Crisis Line (800) 991-5272

Santa Barbara County Mental Health Crisis Line

(888) 868-1649