Links to Resources

Links on this page are provided as a convenience and do not imply endorsement.

Aurora Charter Oak Hospital is not responsible for content on other websites. 

Aurora Charter Oak Hospital does not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on third-party websites.


Smartphone Apps

SAMHSA KnowBullying app on iPhoneSAMHSA Suicide Safe AppA Friend Asks - Jason Foundation app


Common Mental Disorders and Misused Substances (PDF | 2.1 MB) – provides specific information about some of the most common mental disorders and misused substances. Published in 2016 by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.


12-Step Support Groups

Affordable Health Care

  • Cal-Duals - information for and about individuals who receive care through both Medicare and Medi-Cal.
  • Covered California - individuals and families have several options for health insurance through Covered California. Mental health and substance abuse benefits are included in these plans.
  • My Health LA is a NO-COST health care program for low-income residents of L.A. County who don't have any health insurance. 

Chemical Dependency

  • AddictionResource - Volunteer-run organization dedicated to guiding people through every step of the addiction treatment and recovery process.
  • Alcohol Rehab & Recovery - Devoted to providing free support and resources for people who are fighting an alcohol addiction and their loved ones.  
  • Community Assessment Service Centers (CASC) - Los Angeles County has several locations to assist any L.A. County citizen seeking alcohol or drug treatment.
  • - Several helpful articles about substance abuse and addiction are available on this website, in collaboration with Harvard Health Publications.
  • Off The Wagon - The Real Facts About Drugs - Founded by The National Organization of Students Against Substance Abuse.
  • The Sober Living Network - Over 25,000 men and women in Southern California find safety and support in the Network's quality sober living homes each year. 

LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual)

  • Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center - provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year.

Mental Health Resources

  • Medline Plus (National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health) – search for articles about a wide variety of mental health and other health topics.
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - Local NAMI chapters provide educational resources and support. Aurora Charter Oak participates in the annual NAMI Walks fundraising event.
  • National Institute of Mental Health - NIMH now has a faster, more powerful search engine that connects web visitors with vital mental health information.
  • Mental Health America - the nation’s leading community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives.
  • National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse - The Clearinghouse works to foster peer empowerment through our website, up-to-date news, a directory of peer-driven services, electronic and printed publications, training packages, and consultation.
  • National Resource Center for ADHD - provides information on this disorder which affects how millions of children and adults function on a daily basis.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255)  or 888-628-9454 (En Espanol)
  • SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration - Federal government resource website includes many free publications and news about behavioral health. 
  • The L.A. Warmline - 855-952-9276 confidential overnight telephone support service for anyone in crisis or needing information about mental health services: 10 pm - 6 am 
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health - Authoritative mental health information and resources for Veterans and their families.
  • World Federation for Mental Health - The mission of the World Federation for Mental Health is to promote the advancement of mental health awareness, prevention of mental disorders, advocacy, and best practice recovery focused interventions.

Older Adults

  • LA4Seniors– Health and mental health resources for seniors in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Parenting Resources

Youth Suicide Prevention and Education  Jason Foundation

  • The Jason Foundation – providing students, parents and teachers the tools and resources to help identify and help at-risk youth. (Aurora Charter Oak Hospital is a Jason Foundation affiliate.)

If you are looking for additional resources, please contact our Assessment Center at 800-654-2673. 

If you are looking for a speaker or presentation, please contact our Business Development Department at 626-859-5269.