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Local Orange County Mental Health Resources​

OC Resource List Flyer

This is a free 24-hr information and referral service for information about: hotlines, food and shelter assistance, help with drug abuse, violence, and other health issues. 

CYS-CAT offers emergency psychiatric evaluations for minors under 18. This 24/7 mobile crisis team
responds to schools and other community settings where youth congregate. 
(866) 830-6011
Provides suicide prevention trainings for adults and youth 15 years of age or older. SafeTALK training prepares you to help by using TALK (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe) to identify and engage people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them with further help and care. For more extensive adult training the 2-day ASIST training is available. Also provides support groups for survivors after suicide. 
(310) 895-2329
Help Me Grow Orange County
Connects children and their families to developmental services to enhance the development, behavior and learning of children birth through five years. Parents, caregivers, child care providers, early educators and health care providers can access developmental services for all young children who live in Orange County.
(866) 476-9025
Human Options Hotline
This is a 24-hour bilingual hotline and shelter for battered women and their children.
(949) 737-5242 or (877) 854-3594
National Alli​ance on Mental Illness Orange County (NAMI OC) Warm Line
Call the warm line if you are lonely or confused, have a substance abuse and/or mental health concern or need information about available mental health services offered for families and support groups. NAMI trainings for school settings include: Free education meetings for parents, school outreach trainings for students, and multi-week programs for staff (Parents and Teachers as Allies). Services are available in multiple languages. 
NAMI Warm Line:  (714) 991-6412
Live chat available at:
For education program information call the Santa Ana office:  (714) 544-8488
A new Orange County information and referral phone service for mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, prevention and intervention for all age groups. Hosted by the OC Health Care Agency. Post this informational flyer at your workplace, community center, faith-based organization, etc. 
(855) 625-4657 or go online:

Orange County Mental Health Services for Children and Youth
A list of services organized by Orange County region with payment information.

Project Renew
Project RENEW (Reaching Everyone Needing Effective Wrap), serves Orange County children from birth to age 18, who are seriously emotional disturbed (SED) or seriously mentally ill (SMI). The program focuses on unserved or underserved children and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Hotline
This is a 24-hr suicide prevention crisis hotline and can provide help to cope with survivor grief or loss.
(877) 727-4747
Teen Crisis Line
For youth ages 12-17, provides help for pregnant youth and runaways. Spanish spoken.
(800) 914-2272

The Kinship Center Canyon Acres Ranch
The Kinship Center provides individual, family, and group counseling to children up to age 21 and their families on issues such as adoption adjustment, attachment difficulties, anxiety, grief, depression, attention deficit disorder, family conflict, behavioral symptoms and more. For more information on hours, payment options and the types of services and support groups Canyon Acres offers click here.
(714) 979-2365

The Well Program
The Well Program is a children’s mental health outreach and engagement program that promotes emotional and social well-being in Orange County’s children and youth in unserved and underserved communities.
(888) 955-6570 or