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Mental Health

Mental Health Resources:
Crisis Lines:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you and your loved ones
Crisis Text Line: Text "HELLO" to 741741
Crisis Text Line is a free, confidential, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor
TEEN LINE: Text "TEEN" to 839863 between 6pm - 9pm PST or call 310-855-HOPE from 6pm - 10pm PST
If you have a problem or just want someone with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you
What'sUp? Safehouse: Text 844-823-5323 or download the "What'sUp? Safehouse" app

Our new downloadable phone App provides anonymous text-communication, 24 /7  with a licensed mental health professional from SafeHouse.  Young people who are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, depression, difficult family situations, bullying and other issues can receive help, while maintaining anonymity.  Youth are also encouraged text about any friends they feel may be struggling or are in danger


Trevor Lifeline: Call 866-488-7386 or text "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200 (available Tues - Fri between 12pm - 6pm PST)

Trevor Lifelife is a crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7


Peer Navigation Line: 888-768-4968 (Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm)

The Peer Navigation Line is a phone line where you can talk to a real person who is in their own behavioral health recovery – they have ‘been there’ and have had the same questions, fears, and judgments


HELPline: 951-686-4357

The HELPline is a free, confidential crisis/suicide intervention services operated by highly trained volunteers. The line is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week


TXT 4 HELP: Text "SAFE" to 69866 

TXT 4 HELP is a nationwide, 24-hour text-for-support services for teens in crisis. Within seconds, you will receive a message with the closest Safe Place location and contact number for the local shelter. You will also have the option to text interactively with a mental health professional for more help. It's quick, easy, safe and confidential.



Community Providers:


California Family Life Center - Empower Youth Program

930 North State St. Hemet, CA 92543

951-765-0917 (Mon - Thurs. 7:30am - 6pm / Friday 7:30am - 5pm)


The Carolyn E. Wylie Center for Children, Youth & Families

4164 Brockton Ave. Riverside, CA 92501

951-683-5193 (Mon - Thurs 8am - 9pm / Fri. 8am - 6pm / Closed Sat. and Sun.)


Center Against Sexual Assault

1600 E Florida Ave. #206 Hemet, CA 92544

Office: 951-652-8300 / Crisis Hotline: 866-373-8300


Emergency Treatment Services (ETS)

Provides psychiatric services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all ages, which includes evaluations, crisis intervention, and referrals for psychiatric hospitalizations, as needed for adults, children and adolescents

9990 County Farm Road Suite 4 Riverside, CA 92503



Family Advocate Program - Mid-County

This program provides support for family members, significant others, and caregivers of adults with serious mental illness

1688 North Perris Blvd. Suite L1 Perris, CA 92571



Family Services Association - Mental Health Clinic

625 South Pico San Jacinto, CA 92583



Hemet Hospice - Adolescent Bereavement Group

890 W. Stetson Ave., Suite A Hemet, CA 92543



HOPE Collaborative 

Child abuse prevention and education

21250 Box Springs Road Suite 108 Moreno Valley, CA 92557



Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center - Murrieta

28078 Baxter Rd., Suite 230 Murrieta, CA 92563 



Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center - Redlands

Adolescent Self-Injury Program

The Shield Program for Adolescent Self-Injury at Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center is designed to help your teen learn ways to cope with extreme emotions without resorting to self-injury and to help parents understand how overwhelming emotions lead to some teens to hurt themselves 

1710 Barton Rd., Redlands, CA 92373



Mental Health Urgent Care - 24/7 (walk-ins are welcomed)

Mental Health Urgent Care offers voluntary services to increase access to crisis services, reduce inpatient hospitalizations, reduce the amount of time that law enforcement is involved in a mental health crisis, and strengthen the existing outpatient behavioral services. 

85 Ramona Expressway Perris, CA 92571



MFI Recovery - Teen Substance Abuse Prevention Services

MFI Recovery Center's Valley Wide addiction counseling programs in San Jacinto offer a full continuum of addiction treatment services for adolescents, men, women and women with children. Clients are teamed with skilled professional medical doctors, certified substance abuse counselors, and licensed therapists, who will create a customized treatment plan linking the services that will best suit an individual's needs. Our programs are designed to help clients learn how to cope with cravings, how to adapt to and maintain a sober lifestyle, and hoe to identify the root cause of substance abuse

2220 Girard St. San Jacinto, CA 92583



Mt. San Jacinto Children's Mental Health - RUHS

Services include psychiatric evaluations, medication services, individual and family therapy and case management services

950 Ramona Blvd. Suite 1 & 2 San Jacinto, CA 92582



Multidimensional Family Program (MDFT) - Mid-County

MDFT has proven to be one of the most effective interventions for adolescent drug abuse and co-occurring disorders. This is a home and community-based program serving drug abusing or high-risk adolescents ages 12 - 17 who have disruptive behaviors (ex: running away, shoplifting, truancy from school, etc)

1688 N. Perris Blvd. Suite L1-2 Perris, CA 92571



National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Mt. San Jacinto

PO Box 716 San Jacinto, CA 92581



Operation Safehouse:

Operation Safehouse's 24 hour emergency shelter provides immediate assistance to runaway, homeless, and other youth in crisis between the ages of 11 and 17

9685 Hayes St. Riverside, CA 92503



Parent Support & Training Program - RUHS

This program is countywide and provides support, education, training and resources to parents and primary caregivers who are raising a child with mental health/behavioral challenges

3125 Myers St. Riverside, CA 92503



Parent-to-Parent Non-Crisis Telephone Support Line

This telephone support line is for parent/caregivers raising a child with mental health/behavioral challenges who would like to talk to another parent employed by the Department of Mental Health, for support and information


Toll Free #: 888-358-3622


RI International - Wellness

Services for transitional age youth (ages 16 - 25) and their families. The individual must be living with mental health challenges to receive services

170 Wilkerson Ave. Ste. A & B Perris, CA 92570



Safe Alternatives for Everyone 

Safe Alternatives for Everyone is committed to providing services for children, youth and families, who have experienced or are at-risk for abuse and violence

28910 Pujol St. Temecula, CA 92590



Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment - Individual Prevention Services (ISP)

This program is designed for individuals aged 12 to senior citizens who are starting to see negative consequences of drug or alcohol use, but are not yet to the point of requiring treatment

1370 S. State St. Suite A San Jacinto, CA 92583



Substance Use Community Access, Referral and Evaluation Support Line (SU CARES)



Victor Community Support Services

555 N. Perris Blvd. Building A, Perris, CA 92571



Youth Hospital Intervention Program (YHIP)

YHIP has clinicians, parent partners, and behavioral health specialists. We provide information, resources, support, and linkage after a youth has been hospitalized. We are committed to decreasing re-hospitalization of youth. Feel free to call when your youth enters a facility 

951-600-6355 / 951-600-6365



Other resources:


Just Think Twice

Get the facts about drugs


Love is Respect (Text "loveis" to 22522 or call 1-866-311-9474)

Love is Respect's purpose is to engage, education and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships


LGBTQ+ Center of Riverside County

The mission of the LGBTQ+ Center of Riverside County is to guide and support the local LGBTQ+ communities and its allies. To help them become who they inspire to be. To achieve their goals with courage and pride.


Teen Clinic @ Hemet Family Care Center 

We offer confidential counseling, information and education to prevent pregnancy and prevent sexually transmitted diseases for teens. An appointment is not needed. There is no cost and the teen does not need permission from a parent

Hemet Clinic: 1pm - 4pm every Tuesday

880 N. State St. Hemet, CA 92543


Teen Source

Teen Source is an online hub for teen-friendly sexual and reproductive health information and resources, featuring accurate and reliable information about STDs, birth control, and healthy relationships


The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)

The goal of the Trevor Project is to provide crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13–24, as well as to offer guidance and resources to parents and educators in order to foster safe, accepting, and inclusive environments for all youth, at home and at school




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