Psychology Links

Community Information

 

Helpful Phone Numbers

Abused Women Crisis Line
Haven Hills: (818) 887-6589

Alcoholism
Alcoholics Anonymous: (800) 923-8722
Families Anonymous: (800) 736-9805

Child Abuse
Help Group: (818) 781-0360
Los Angeles County Child Abuse Hotline-24 hours: (800) 540-4000

Disasters
American Red Cross, Los Angeles Chapter: (213) 739-5200

Domestic Violence
Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence: (818) 786-2079
- Operators in Spanish and English

Mental Health Information
L.A. County Department of Mental Health: (800) 854-7771

Sex Offender Information
USC Sex Offender Program: (323) 226-4942

Sexual Assault
SFV Trauma Crisis Hotline: (818) 886-0453

Substance Abuse
Families Anonymous: (800) 736-9805
Narcotics Anonymous: (800) TODAYNA

Suicide
Suicide Intervention and Prevention Center-Los Angeles County:
(800) SUICIDE or (877) 727-4747

 

 

Information on Mental Health Topics

 

Organizations/Government Agencies

AIDS and HIV
http://www.apla.org/

Alcohol and Substance Abuse (Including 12 Step Philosophy)
http://www.hazelden.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org/

Alzheimer's Disease
http://alz.org

American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org

American Red Cross Los Angeles Chapter (provides disaster relief information)
http://redcrossla.org


California Board of Psychology (for consumer assistance)
http://www.psychboard.ca.gov/

California Psychological Association
http://www.cpapsych.org

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
http://www.bpkids.org
Educates families, professionals, and the public about early onset bipolar disorders

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.chadd.org/

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.DBSAlliance.org/
A patient-directed organization focusing on depression and bipolar disorders. Offers local support groups.

Depressive and Manic Depressive Disorders
http://www.ndmda.org/

Academy for Eating Disorders
http://www.aedweb.org

Gambling
http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/

Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org/

Marijuana Abuse
http://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/

Medline Plus
http://www.medlineplus.gov

A federal Web site which provides a comprehensive medical dictionary and encyclopedia, up-to-date drug information, and interactive tutorials regarding various health conditions. (Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, www.nih.gov)

Mental Health Awareness
http://www.nmha.org/

Mental Illness -
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org/

Narcotics Abuse
http://www.NA.org/

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov
A federal agency which provides information on alcoholism and recovery

National Institute of Drug Abuse
http://www.nida.nih.gov
A federal agency which provides information on substance abuse and recovery

National Institutes of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

National Mental Health Association
http://www.nmha.org
A nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
http://www.nationalregister.com/

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
http://www.ocfoundation.org/


Schizophrenia and Depression -
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
http://www.narsad.org/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov

Suicide Prevention Center of Los Angeles
https://didihirsch.org/services/suicide-prevention/

Web MD
http://www.webmd.com
A consumer-friendly Web site that provides valuable health information, tools, and support to those who seek information.

 

Western Association of Biofeedback and Neuroscience 
http://www.biofeedbackcalifornia.org