Help is available! Find easy access to mental health and suicide prevention resources by using the links provided here.
If you or someone you care about is in crisis and needs immediate help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255 or 988. The phone lines are answered by trained professionals; the call is free and confidential. If you need to be connected to mental health services in Riverside County, call the CARES Line at (800) 499-3008. If emergency medical care is needed, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital. You may also call or walk into a Riverside County 24/7 Mental Health Urgent Care location. Whether you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, all services are voluntary. Counseling and nursing, as well as, psychiatric medications are available. All locations are open 24/7 and everyone is welcome regardless of insurance type or ability to pay.
- Your Head: An Owner’s Manual (PDF)
This publication, published by the Men’s Health Network, provides men of all ages, and those who love them, with realistic information about depression, anxiety, stress and mood disorders, along with practical actions that can make a difference in their lives.
- Blueprint For Men’s Health
This publication, published by the Men’s Health Network, discusses the main physical and emotional health issues that men face today, including factors that increase health risks, how to recognize symptoms and practical, easy-to-implement prevention strategies.
- Men’s Health Network
Phone: (202) 543-MHN-1 (6461) x101
Men’s Health Network (MHN) is a non-profit educational organization of physicians, researchers, public health workers, other health professionals and individuals committed to improving the health and wellness of men, boys and their families. The website provides men with a wide range of resources and publications related to their health.
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH launched the Real Men, Real Depression campaign, which provides men with information about signs, symptoms and treatment related to depression. Visitors can also view short videos of men who experienced and recovered from depression.
- Face It
This website is committed to helping men feel comfortable and confident in addressing their depression. Face It provides support, education and tools to help you or a man you care about recover and get back on track.
- Man Therapy
This website reshapes the conversation around men and mental health by using humor to cut through stigma and tackle issues such as depression, divorce and suicidal thoughts head on, the way a man would do it.