Links to Resources

Aurora Charter Oak is a Jason Foundation Affiliate

Contact Steve Jennings for more information: 626-214-2029.

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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.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 

English: 1-800-273-8255

Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

Hearing-impaired/Deaf: 1-800-799-4889

Online chat:


Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741



Smartphone Apps

To learn about the app from the Jason Foundation - "A Friend Asks" - watch this short video:



A Friend Asks - Jason Foundation app Know Bullying app  Crisis Text LineSuicide Safe App


12-Step Support Groups

Substance Use/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 alcohol addiction and their loved ones. 
  • Alcohol Rehab Help -  If you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol addiction, this site will help guide you as you consider various treatment resources.
  • - Several helpful articles about substance abuse and addiction are available on this website, in collaboration with Harvard Health Publications.
  • Los Angeles County Substance Abuse Service Hotline (SASH) - Call (888) 804-7500. Screening and referrals 24-hours per day and 7 days per week for Medi-Cal and other county funded programs. 
  • Start Your Recovery - Our goal is to offer people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, conditions, treatment options, and resources.
  • 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, youth and adults.
  • PFLAG - PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. Support for families, allies and people who are LGBTQ.
  • The Trevor Project - Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. The Trevor HelpLine is 1-800-850-8078.

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 has hosted NAMI "Family-to-Family" education classes and "NAMI in the Lobby."
  • 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 - fosters peer empowerment through 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 - 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 - mental health information and resources for Veterans and their families
  • Veterans Crisis Line - connects Veterans in crisis, families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text
  • 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.