ACCESS/HOTLINE:  1-800-854-7771

  • Function

The Hotline enables disaster victims to receive, over the telephone, the following mental health services:

    • Screening
    • Assessment
    • Referral
    • Crisis Counseling

In a disaster, the Hotline telephone number will be announced on the radio and television.  It will be printed in all major newspapers.

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Related Information

Irma Castaneda, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Acting Deputy Director
Emergency Outreach Bureau
550 S. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 738-4924

Rakdy Khlok
Senior Disaster Services Analyst
550 S. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 738-4919

California Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street Rm. 260
Sacramento CA, 95814



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For information on Emergency Services, please refer to Emergency Outreach Bureau-Field Response Operations