Resources for Teens
Need resources? We’ve got you covered.
Below you can find a list of resources for any issue you may be going through.
Crisis Lines and Suicide Prevention
California Coalition for Youth
California Youth Crisis Line: 800.843.5200
California Coalition for Youth is a statewide, grassroots nonprofit organization that serves disconnected youth ages 12-24 throughout the state. Their vision is that every youth in California is connected to the services, resources, support and programs they need to have successful lives.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Suicide Prevention Crisis Line: 800.273.8255
Didi Hirsch is an Orange County-based organization that specializes in suicide prevention, support, and counseling. They offer a 24/7 Hotline and as well as a chat service for people in crisis. Their website offers resources for adults, children, families, and more.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Bilingual)
Lifeline: 800.273.8255 | 800.799.4889 (TTY)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Self-Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E) Suicide Prevention
A.F.E Information Line: 800.DONTCUT (366.8288) | F 888.296.7988
S.A.F.E Alternatives is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.
Domestic Violence and Abuse
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1.800.422.4453
The Childhelp hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.
Human Options 24/7 Hotline: 877.854.3594
Human Options offers emergency shelter, 24/7 hotline assistance, prevention education, legal advocacy, and support to domestic violence victims and children in crisis situations.
Laura’s House 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1.866.498.1511
Laura’s House is an organization that helps families, and individuals, who are experiencing the effects of domestic violence.
Love is Respect
Hotline: 1.866.331.9474 | TTY: 1.866.331.8453 | Text: loveis to 22522
Loveisrespect’s purpose is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.
Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force
National Hotline: 1.888.3737.888
Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force is an organization that helps fight against human trafficking and if anyone suspects someone is a victim, or a perpetrator, it can be reported to them.
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800.656.HOPE – 800.810.7440 (TTY)
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. If you want to talk to someone about being raped or abused or want to know what to do, call or visit, RAINN.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.7233 – 1.800.787.3224 (TTY)
Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
Women’s Transitional Living Center (WTLC)
WTLC 24/7 Hotline: 877.531.5522
WTLC is a transitional living organization that helps to offer shelter, support, and rehabilitation services to patients who have struggled with abuse, mental illness, substance abuse, transition from prison, and youth emancipation.
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
GSA Network supports students and teachers to start and run a GSA. Establishing a GSA club is the first step in transforming a school. Studies have shown how the presence of a GSA club is related to a safer school climate.
GLSEN is an organization dedicated to create safe and affirming schools for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
The GLBT National Help Center | Youth Talkline
LGBT National Youth Talkline: 1.800.246.PRIDE(7743) | Serving youth through age 25.
LGBT National Hotline: 1.888.843.4564 | Serving callers of all ages (youth & adult).
Sage LGBT Elder Hotline: 1.888.234.SAGE(7243) | Serving senior callers.
The GLBT National Help Center provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
The LGBT Center OC
Phone: Office 714.953.LGBT (5428) | Counseling 714.953.5428 x 330
The LGBT Center OC’s mission is to advocate on behalf of the Orange County Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer/Questioning communities and provide services that ensure its well-being and positive identity.
Trevor 24/7 Lifeline: 1.866.488.7386
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.
National Center for Youth Law
National Center for Youth Law Number: 510.835.8098
National Center for Youth Law is an organization that helps young people (including minors) access their rights, and that includes the right to a safe school environment.
Pacer Teens Against Bullying
Pacer Teens Against Bullying is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard, and to own an important social cause.
Stopbullying.gov is a resource against bullying that comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Sexual/Reproductive Health, STI Testing & Treatment, Pregnancy Testing, Prenatal Exams, etc.
Family PACT Issues/Questions: 916.650.0414 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Pact is a California State program that offers family planning services at low or no cost. If a person qualifies for Family PACT funding, they can receive financial support for birth control, exams, testing and treatment, and more. Someone can visit their closest Planned Parenthood center to apply. Find your closest health center here.
My Birth Control Quiz
This quiz can help if someone’s curious about birth control and wants to find out which method might be best for them. Click here for the quiz.
Find a health center: 1.800.230.PLAN (7526)
Planned Parenthood offers sexual and reproductive health services for people of all genders and sexual orientations. Their health centers offer testings, treatments, and other exams, and their website can be used as an educational resource.
Planned Parenthood Direct App
This app would allow someone to have the following services delivered to their home: birth control, UTI treatment, and at home STI testing. Click here for more information.
Spot On is an app for birth control reminders and menstrual cycle tracking. Find the app here.