Suicide Resources


If you or someone you know is in crisis, you have several options.

Call 911 or your local emergency number.

Call 877-727-4747 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) the Ventura County Suicide Prevention Center Crisis Line.

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Press 1 to chat with someone. You can also send a text message to 838255 to get confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you have a speech or hearing impairment and have TTY equipment, call the Lifeline at 1-800-799-4TTY(4889).

Online Chat: 5 p.m.–1 a.m. EST (Monday through Friday) at:

http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx


SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) says that if you have any of these feelings, get help! If someone you know has these symptoms, offer help!

  • Can't stop the pain
  • Can't think clearly
  • Can't make decisions
  • Can't see any way out
  • Can't sleep, eat or work
  • Can't get out of depression
  • Can't make the sadness go away
  • Can't see a future without pain
  • Can't see themselves as worthwhile
  • Can't get someone's attention
  • Can't seem to get control

Get more information at Ventura County Behavioral Health's Suicide Prevention page.

This page is not a substitute for getting help directly. Use these resources to get help for yourself or a loved one.


Ayuda para el suicidio en Español

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Health Care Agency
2323 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5110
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5223
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-6830
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5101
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
805-933-8600
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
805-652-6000
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5184
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5050