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RESOURCES

  • Mental Health Support
    If you are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed: Teen Talk App https://www.teentalkapp.com/ Text with trained teens or look through their archives for others who have the same issues you are experiencing The free texting app is available to download on iOS and Android devices for teens 13-19. Teen Line https://www.teenline.org Talk by phone to trained teens who understand what you are going through Dial 988 for suicide or mental health crisis hotline 24 hours a day in various languages
  • Addiction Support
    LA Alcoholics Anonymous https://lacoaa.org Alanon Groups of Greater Los Angeles https://alanonla.org/ Narcotics Anonymous NA (general info for addicts and the general public): www.na.org To find an available bed in a treatment facility in Los Angeles County https://sapccis.ph.lacounty.gov/sbat/ Substance Abuse Service Helpline (SASH) If you or someone you know has a problem with substances, toll-free at 844-804-7500 Recover LA https://www.recoverla.org/getting-treatment/ Relay (24/7 online anonymous addiction support group app.) Http://JoinRelay.app
  • Education and Online Resources
    Song for Charlie https://www.songforcharlie.org Song for Charlie is for great information and classroom materials. Los Angeles County Public Health Department’s Safe Med LA, Working Together to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose Deaths http://www.safemedla.org/resources2.html Drug Enforcement Agency for various resources including recovery and drug information https://www.dea.gov/resources DEA educational resources English & Spanish-language resources for students in grades 3-12, plus additional resources designed for educators, families, and professionals. https://operationprevention.com Natural High website Contains resources for parents and educators https://www.naturalhigh.org/blog/?inf_contact_key=4c034f073a525d317d8bebc9bfc0e4dbb7af0999dac2af6212784c39e05d2aef Real Deal on Fentanyl https://realdealonfentanyl.com/reduce-the-risk#test-for-fentanyl LA County Public Health Department Wonderful information and resources for parents, students and educators about fentanyl and how to prevent deaths https://www.fentanylfrontline.org/
  • Additional Support
    Support for Grieving Families MomsAgainstDrugs.com
  • Narcan & Testing Strips
    EndOverdose https://endoverdose.net/ Dance Safe https://dancesafe.org/ Dose Test https://dosetest.com/
  • How to talk to your kids about drugs
    Teens and drugs: 5 tips for talking with your kids If You Discover Your Child is Using Drugs: Start Talking Why you should talk to your kids about Drugs and Alcohol  Everything you wanted to know about Narcan and where to get it near you For Teens and Parents

If using substances, use with a trusted person who can respond in case of an overdose. Never Use Alone (http://neverusealone.com) is an organization offering phone-based support while individuals use a substance and can notify emergency services if the individual stops responding.

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