Mental Health: Crisis Hotlines

  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress:Call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a counselor
  • Metropolitan Crisis Response Team: Call 504-826-2675 for triage, assessment, and intervention for persons experiencing mental health or substance abuse crises. This service also aims to prevent police interventions and unnecessary hospitalizations.
  • LA Teen Crisis Text Line 24/7: Text504-777-3273 for emotional support, information and/or referrals to community resources, and crisis intervention as needed.
  • Center for Hope and Family Services:504-241-6006 anytime 24/7 for free Telehealth services
  • Keeping Calm Through COVID hotline:Trained counselors 24/7. All confidential. 1-866-310-7977
  • Voice Care Hotline:for patients, family and medical workers affected by COVID-19. Contact:
  • or call 504-264-1381