Suicide hotlines

Cristina Jercan

California Youth Crisis Line


Available 24 hours

This phone line is available for people ages 12-24 and offers crisis phone counseling, information and referrals for all issues. It is bilingual when needed. They can connect the caller to a parent/guardian or other agencies without charge.

Suicide Prevention Hotline  


Available 24 Hours

This hotline offers information, referrals and suicide prevention counseling.

Trevor Line  

866-488-7386 or 800-850-8078

Available 24 hours

This is a  national crisis line for LGBT people younger than 25 years old with information for referrals in all areas.

Yellow Ribbon Suicide      

800-273-8255 or 800-273-TALK

Available 24 hours

This is a suicide prevention program outreach service to schools and youth programs.

L.A. County/ USC Medical Center    323-409-1000  Emergency line: 323-226-2622   

Available 24 hours

This center is a full service psychiatric medical center and has outreach teams that give referrals and evaluations for hospitalization.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline    800-273-8255

Available 24 hours

This is a national suicide hotline that offers multiple languages and a special line for war veterans. Their online chat is available from 5 pm- 1 am EST.