Suicide Prevention Hotline With Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

Do you feel alone? Are you overwhelmed and feel like no one cares? Are you having thoughts of suicide?

You are not alone. We can help. Call the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center at 877-727-4747. Caring counselors are available to talk 24/7.

(Toll free in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties).

For callers anywhere in the U.S., dial 800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

For more information about the Suicide Prevention Center services call 1-310-895-2340

Our Mission

Didi Hirsch transforms lives by providing quality mental health and substance abuse services in communities where stigma or poverty limit access.

Our Values

Accessible- We offer services at our centers and in neighborhood settings that are welcoming, culturally respectful and responsive to underserved communities.

Comprehensive- We provide a continuum of prevention, early intervention and treatment services for individuals, families and the community.

Collaborative- We partner with clients, families and community groups to set goals, identify priorities and evaluate results.

Innovative- We train staff and future professionals to use state-of-the-art principles in a culture of learning and team excellence.

Accountable- We produce measurable clinical and fiscal outcomes, seek opportunities for growth, and evolve as needs change to ensure our long-term viability and value.

Committed- We are dedicated to erasing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and addiction and advocating for access to care.

Kari Steele sits down with Kim Kowsky, Director of Development & Communications for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, who has six years of experience as a volunteer crisis counselor and supervisor on the crisis line. Kari Steele also talks with Dr. Ricardo Guerra Caban, the bilingual program coordinator of the crisis line for Didi Hirsch's Suicide Prevention Center.

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