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Emotional & Mental Support Information

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The City of Agoura Hills has compiled a list of community resources that include emotional support activities and mental wellness organizations.

State Partners:

 California has partnered with 211 to provide an all-in-one resource center for people who need support due to COVID-19. Call 211 to speak with a representative today.

Governor Gavin Newsom announced new resources including stress management and resources to assist families. The State has new stress management playbacks for individuals, caregivers and kids. Hotlines are available to help with behavioral health and combat interpersonal violence. For more information access:

https://covid19.ca.gov/manage-stress-for-health/            

https://covid19.ca.gov/resources-for-emotional-support-and-well-being/                

COUNTY 24/7 MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINE

(800) 854-7771

Operated by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Call for mental health emergency.

STATE SENIOR WELLNESS HOTLINE

Seniors can get non-emergent help by dialing 833-544-2374.

CRISIS TEXT LINE

www.crisistextline.org - Text HOME to 741741

Every person who texts this line is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring users from a hot moment to a cool calm moment through active listening and collaborative problem solving.  All of Crisis Text Line’s Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.

 LA County Department of Mental Health

https://dmh.lacounty.gov/covid-19-information/

A list of vital resources available for community members to help cope with the emotional and mental stress of COVID-19.

LA County Mental Health Brochure

An easy to navigate brochure with the most up-to-date information regarding mental health services in LA County.

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AGENCIES

Community 360 – Las Virgenes Unified School District

Community 360 was a collaboration formed between LVUSD, Lost Hills Sheriff Station, and an assortment of mental health and wellness providers. The Collaborative came together to create a one-stop place in the Ventura and North Los Angeles Area to provide resources, tools, and events to support social emotional wellness for all.  There are a number of individuals, organizations, and agencies that serve on the Community 360 Committee.  Each of them can serve as very connected, informed resources should you know someone who is in need.  They are:

www.community360.me

Engage Therapy

Engage is a outpatient therapy company that provides mental health support for community members and families.

www.engagetherapy.com

Ludington Institute for Family Enrichment

The Ludington Institute offers comprehensive, integrated therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families.

www.ludingtoninstitute.com

Give an Hour

Give an hour is a support organization of volunteer mental health professionals across our nation to provide those in need with help and hope.

https://giveanhour.org/initiatives-and-programs/covid19-ca/

Alba-Walker Life Strategies

www.awlifestrategies.com

Comfort Counseling

Sessions available by local therapists in the Conejo Valley. If you are in need to talk with a therapist, please feel free to email comfortcounseling19@gmail.com They are providing free 30 minute sessions focused on emotional support as we navigate our present situation.

Senior Concerns

Senior Concerns is a local, non-profit adult day care providing multiple services to seniors during this crisis.

www.seniorconcerns.org

 

 Additional Resources

Los Angeles County Departments of Public Health and Mental Health Coping with the Loss of a Loved One.

Click here.

LA County's guide to coping with stress during infectious disease outbreaks that require social distancing.

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/coronavirus/CommunicableDisease-StrategiesForCoping.pdf

The Center for Disease Control's guide to helping children cope during and after a disaster.

https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/pdf/children-coping-factsheet-508.pdf

The center for Disease Control's guide to helping children cope with emergencies.

https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html

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