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. 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.
- Riverside County Office on Aging
Phone: (951) 867-3800
The Riverside County Office on Aging serves to promote and support a life of dignity, well-being and independence for older adults and persons with disabilities.
- Senior HelpLink
Phone: (800) 510-2020
Senior HelpLink connects seniors, adults with disabilities, family members, professionals, and the public at large with assistance, referrals, education, and advocacy.
- Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
This website provides mental health information for older adults and their families and assists people with finding a geriatric psychiatrist.
- Center for Healthy Aging
This website, administered by the National Council on Aging, provides resources on a range of topics including mental health, fall prevention, nutrition and physical activity.
- Caregiver Action Network
This is a grassroots organization that was created to educate, support and empower people who care for loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or disabled.