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Help Lines and External Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline 
  • Provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support
  • For people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
  • Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
  • For hard of hearing and deaf people, call 1-800-846-8517.
  • Interpretation service that connects callers with counselors in more than 150 languages. Call 1-800-985-5990 and press 2.
  • For texting support in Spanish: People in the United States should text Hablanos to 66746.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
  • Call 1-800-273-8255
  • Call (Spanish) 1-888-628-9454
  • Click here to access their website.
Report Human Trafficking
  • Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT) Hotline 1-855-758-FREE (3733).
  • National Hotline 1-888-3737-888
Contact the Counseling Department for a full list of services provided to the Hemet and San Jacinto area.
Helpful Articles
  • Click here to visit the You Matter website.
  • Click here to visit the California Youth Crisis Line website. 
  • Click here to access the California for All website regarding COVID-19 and suicide prevention.
  • Click here to read about suicide prevention, published by the World Health Organization.
  • Click here to learn how friends and family can help prevent suicide. 
  • Click here to find answers to the most common questions regarding suicide.