Ventura

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

ACCESS Mobile Response Team
(800) 854-7771
Provides 24-hour mobile response for people experiencing a mental health crisis, including on-site mental health and psychiatric evaluations

National

Crisis Text Line
Text TWLOHA to 741-741
A trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

National Hopeline Network
1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-4673
24-hour Chat: online.rainn.org
24-hour Chat (Español): ohl.rainn.org/es/

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
1-866-488-7386

Treatment Referral Hotline
(Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-4357

911 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Ventura, dial 211 or visit 211.org.

Ventura Counseling Center*
VenturaCounselingCenter.com
500 High Point Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 644-1650

Gladstone Counseling Center*
GladstoneCounselingCenter.com
530 West Ojai Ave., Suite 209
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-9724

* Clinics or counselors that offer low-to-no cost counseling services or a sliding scale fee

Support Groups

There are support groups that exist for a variety of struggles in addition to these listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org
AAVenturaCounty.org
(805) 495-1111

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org
GCANA.org
(888) 817-7475

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.AlaTeen.org
AlAnonVentura.org
(805) 495-0270

National Alliance for Mental Illness
NAMI.org
Offers support groups and resources for individuals struggling with mental health
NAMIVentura.org
(805) 500-6264

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP.org
If you’ve lost a loved one to suicide, AFSP can help connect you to a local bereavement support group in your area.
AFSP.org/SurvivingSuicideLoss
AFSP.org/chapter/afsp-greater-los-angeles/

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery.