For life threatening emergencies: dial 911


For psychiatric emergencies:

Law Enforcement:  911

If you need help immediately dial 911 and request a CIT Officer.  (CIT Officers have been trained to deal with Mental Health Crises)

Ventura County Crisis Team:  1-866-998-2243

If you are having a psychiatric emergency but do not need immediate law enforcement assistance, call the Ventura County Crisis Team.  Support and assistance is provided first over the phone, and if it is indicated they will send a team to the home to help de-escalate the situation.


If you or someone you love is having suicidal thoughts:  

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Laura’s Law/Assist Work Flow