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

Mental Health: Ongoing Counseling

  • Children and young adults age 6-24: DePaul Community Health Center, call 504-207-3064
  • University of Holy Cross Counseling Center:free phone or video counseling to anyone in need. Call  504-398-2168 Mon.-Fri. from 11am-8pm for intake and scheduling.
  • Jewish Family Services: Counseling services for folks 14 years and older. Accepts insurance or sliding scale payment starting at $18/session. More information:
  • Loyola Center for Counseling and Education: Sliding scale payment. To schedule, visit
  • #GetYaMindRight:virtual support group on Friday at 10:15. RSVP at