Mental Health-Local Resources

    • Mid County Region Crisis Team:
      serving Hemet, Temecula, Perris, Sun City, San Jacinto, Murrieta and Lake Elsinore: (951) 385-4523

    • Desert Region Crisis Team:
      serving Indio, Palm Springs, Blythe, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Desert Hot Springs, Banning and Beaumont:   (951) 385-4523

    • Riverside County Department of Mental Health www.rcdmh.org
      This website provides information about mental health and substance use services provided for children, adults and older adults.  A comprehensive service directory lists services for the Desert, Mid-County and Western Regions, as well as crisis lines.

    • 2-1-1 Community Connect www.ConnectRiverside.org
      This information and referral hotline connects Riverside County residents in times of critical needs with those who can help.  Every call is answered by a trained referral specialist who will connect individuals with the appropriate agency providing the services and information they need. Call 2-1-1.

    • Riverside Network of Care for Behavioral Health www.Riverside.NetworkOfCare.org
      A resource for individuals, families and agencies looking for mental health resources and information in Riverside County. The site includes information on local services, legislation, support and related news among other features.

    • NAMI Western Riverside County:
      (951) 369-1913
      Provides support and referral services to people in need in the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, Corona, Norco and the Jurupa Valley/Rubidoux area.

    • NAMI Temecula Valley:
      (951) 672-2089

    • NAMI Coachella Valley:
      (888) 881-6264

    • NAMI Mt. San Jacinto:
      (951) 765-1850

    • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Riverside www.DBSAToday.com/Riverside
      DBSA Riverside is the local chapter of the national DBSA. They are a peer-facilitated support group of people who support one another on the road to wellness. They include those diagnosed with mood disorders, their families and friends, and anyone else who seeks to learn more about depressive and bipolar mood (affective) disorders.
  • Friday Night Live
    Friday Night Live is a youth oriented program catered to young people in the Riverside area. This organization provides activities and entertainment that promote an anti-drug, anti-drinking message to youth in the community.
    Located at:
    3525 Presley Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 782-2419
    (951) 600-6365 FAX




If you or someone you care about is in crisis and needs immediate help, please call the Crisis & Suicide Intervention HELPline at (951) 686-HELP(4357). Trained and experienced counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. You don't have to suffer in silence, make the FREE call. If emergency medical care is needed,
call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

Now's the time to read up! With one in four adults facing mental health challenges, it’s up to us to make Riverside County communities supportive of those experiencing such challenges. Visit the Get Involved page of this website to learn how you can make a difference.