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    • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

      If you or someone you know is in crisis, call or text:

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      6pm-10pm PST

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      If you or someone you know has experienced thoughts of suicide, made a suicide attempt, or lost someone to suicide, we provide healing during and through your crisis.

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Crisis Services

Do you feel alone, overwhelmed or hopeless? Are you or someone you know thinking about suicide? Crisis services provide immediate emotional support and resources to people in distress and their worried family and friends.

Suicide Prevention Crisis Line

Didi Hirsch’s Suicide Prevention Crisis Line is a leading member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 (the previous number, 1-800-273-8255, will continue to function and will route calls to 988 indefinitely). We are currently the only center in the national network with English- and Spanish-speaking crisis counselors 24/7. We also have Korean-speaking counselors during peak evening hours (4:30pm to 12:30am PT, 7 days per week) at 877-727-4747.

Crisis Chat

Crisis Chat provides secure and confidential online support for those who are unable to use the phone or who prefer to connect to a counselor via web chat.

CrisisText and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Support

People who are deaf or hard of hearing and who need support in a crisis can text for help by texting the word “HEARME” to 839863. The service is available 24/7.

Teen Line

Our crisis counselors answer the Teen Line (310-855-4673) outside of Teen Line’s operating hours of 6pm – 10pm PT.

Disaster Distress Helpline

We are the only center in the nation who takes calls on the national Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990. Victims of natural or manmade disasters can get support and resources 24/7 from the Helpline.

Follow-Up Services

We offer follow-up services to high-risk callers and those recently discharged from local hospitals after a suicide attempt. In partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Crisis Response Team, our Suicide Response Team will go to the scene of a suicide to provide immediate comfort or support.

Suicide Prevention Chat Portal

Click here to chat with a Crisis Counselor:
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