988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
988 – New and Easy to Remember
A new, easy way to access support in a time of crisis is available. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. If you or someone you care about is thinking about suicide, call or text 988 now. It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7.
Share this number to help link anyone in distress or crisis with a trained counselor who will listen compassionately and provide caring support and crisis resources.
- Emergency: Call 911 and ask for a CIT Officer
- Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call, text, or TTY 988
Web Chat: www.988lifeline.org
- Veteran’s Crisis Line: 988 then dial 1
- Ventura County Crisis & Referral Line:
- Substance Use Treatment Access Line:
24/7 • www.VCBH.org
- The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ+ focus):
24/7 • www.thetrevorproject.org