Suicide Prevention


The first thing to understand about suicide is it is not necessary, a person's emotional pain is not always obvious - even to themselves, and it is preventable. Here are some resources to get help.

Click this image for a short video, then visit the web sites listed below.


Suicide Prevention Video



Some External Resources

Partnership Between the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Facebook

Report Suicidal Content posted by a friend to Facebook. The person who posted the suicidal comment will receive an e-mail from Facebook encouraging them to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or to click on a link to begin a confidential chat session with a crisis worker.


Get more information on the partnership.


Click to Chat Online 5 p.m.–1 a.m. EST (Monday through Friday)


Note: Links to other organizations are provided solely as a service to you. These links are not an endorsement by the County of Ventura. We do not control information on these links. 

  

  

  

  Have a question?  Send us an email at VCBHWeb@ventura.org.


Resources to Get Help

Ventura County Behavioral Health

The Crisis Team

1-866-998-2243


Children's Intensive Response Team

(for children and youth to 21 years old)

1-866-431-2478



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

Click here for national suicide hotline



Si usted o alguien que usted conoce esta en una crisis por favor llame a la:




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