On Your Side: Mental health crisis in children
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for kids. But mental health advocates…
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for kids. But mental health advocates say California doesn’t have the hospital beds, or enough doctors and therapists to treat these kids in crisis.
Hive of Hope, (818) 392-8282
HOH provides low-fee mental health services.
Diagnostic and Counseling Center, (818) 630-5744
DCC takes insurance.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective
If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
For more information about mental health care resources and support, The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. ET, at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or email [email protected].
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