San Diego Access and Crisis Line

Call (888) 724-7240

This is a free 24/7 service. Call if you are concerned about someone, just need to talk, have questions about how to offer support, or if you are looking for information about community resources.

Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ community

Call: 866-488-7386

Text START to 678678.

This is a free 24/7 service. The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.

California Youth Crisis Line


This is a free 24/7 confidential phone, text, and chat counseling service. It is available statewide to youth ages 12-24 and/or adults supporting youth.

They offer support about (but not limited to):

  • Family conflict

  • Depression or sadness

  • Assault and exploitation

  • Dating issues

  • Dating violence

  • Running away

  • Homelessness

  • Gang involvement

  • Self-harm

  • Suicide

  • Sexual Identity

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Bullying

  • Other school problems

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK [8255]

This is a free hotline for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, or someone who is calling for another person.