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:

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
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036