List of Hotline Phone Numbers

Local Resources

SLO Behavioral Health Access Line: 1-800-838-1381

Behavioral Health Department is part of the Health Agency and works in collaboration with the community to provide services necessary to improve and maintain the health and safety of individuals and families affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. Services are M-F 8am-5pm. Our phone lines may be very busy at first; please be patient and be assured that a staff member will return your call.

Central Coast Hotline : 1-800-783-0607

Central Coast Hotline is a confidential mental health support, crisis, and suicide prevention telephone line which also provides mental health resource information. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Free of charge. Make the call, anytime.

Lumina Alliance: (805) 545-8888

Lumina Alliance was established in 2021 from the merger of two local nonprofits RISE and Stand Strong. Lumina Alliance provides crisis intervention and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, at low or no cost, to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or ability. All crisis services are available in Spanish and English. The Lumina Alliance 24/7 Crisis & Information Line phone number (805-545-8888) is available 24/7. 

SLO Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline: (805) 541-3211 

The Central Coast Intergroup office coordinates local Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 12-Step Recovery services. A 24/7 Hotline is available and staffed by volunteers for your support. The Central Coast Intergroup has also made Remote Meetings available throughout the county.

CalHOPE Warmline: 1-833- 317- HOPE (4673)

The CalHOPE website has resources to support people experiencing stress from the pandemic as well as the current wildfires. The CalHOPE Warmline is live and answering calls – telephone or text. Assistance is available in many languages.

National Resources

Warm Line: 1-855-845-7415

Provides free, non-emergency support and referrals to California residents via the toll-free line at 855-845-7415. “Loneliness and social isolation have a tremendously negative impact on health and can even lead to premature death. The Peer-Run Warm Line helps to create a connection an reduce the human toll of social isolation. This is meant to be used BEFORE an individual reaches a crisis point.

Friendship Line: 1-800-971-0016

Institute on Aging’s (IOA) 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. IOA’s Friendship Line offers to respond to the public health problem of suicide among the elderly

National Suicide Prevention/Mental Health Lifelines:  

Provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. 24/7

English: 988 or 1-800-273-8255

Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

For Deaf & Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889

For Veterans: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990

SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Line:  1-800-985-5990 or text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746

Teen Line: Text "TEEN" to 839863

Open every night of the week  between 6:00pm-9:00pm PST Person teen-to-teen education and support. 

Please contact our access line at 1 (800) 838-1381 for information or to schedule an appointment. All services are available in Spanish.

“Licensed by the State Department of Health Care Services.