If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need immediate help, please call 9-1-1 and ask for a CIT (Crisis Intervention Trained) Officer to respond.
Suicide Prevention Hotline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
Trevor Project: Help for LGBTQ+ & Youth 24/7
If you are thinking about harming yourself — get immediate support. Connect to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the U.S. It is 100% confidential, and 100% free.
Text START to 678-678 or Call us at 1-866-488-7386
Veterans Crisis Line
Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? You're not alone—the Veterans Crisis Line is here for you. You don't have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to call.
Dial 988 then Press 1 or Text 838255
Boys Town Hotline
If you need to speak to a counselor or need parenting advice, call this number.
Monterey Rape Crisis Center
We provide ongoing advocacy, support and healing for all victims and survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking and child abuse; and to prevent sexual violence in our community through education.
24hr Helpline: (831) 375-4357 • (831) 424-4357
National Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.
1 (800) 779-7233 or Text "START" to 88788
Local Domestic Violence Hotline
The YWCA Monterey County operates the county’s only crisis line, 365 days a year, 24-hours a day. Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking victims are encouraged to seek help. You are not alone and we have ways to help you change your circumstances.
831-372-6300 or 831-757-1001
24/7 Crisis Text Support
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform.
Text HOME to 741741
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