Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - A free 24-hour hotline available if you or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. 

Hotline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

HelpLine, Suicide Crisis: (951) 686-HELP (4357)


Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) - An outreach program for suicide prevention, including a special section for parents to help them recognize signs of depression in children and teens.


The Trevor Project - For gay and questioning youth, the Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including their nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.

(866) 488-7386 - 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week

Substance Abuse and Recovery

Addiction Treatment Center: 24 Hour Detox Referral for Riverside County (800) 449-3008 or (951) 855-2100


Alcoholic Anonymous - Temecula Valley (951) 695-1535 or (909) 825-4700

Al-Anon (Family & friends of problem drinkers): (888) 425-2666

Marijuana/Methamphetamine Addiction (Detox Referral Line) (800) 499-3008

ABC Recovery - ABC Recovery Center promotes wellness and healing for all stages of recovery - from detox, to residential, to outpatient treatment. Clients travel from far and wide for our exclusive blend of holistic and traditional approaches that have successfully helped many overcome their battle with drug and alcohol abuse. Re-balance your mind, body and spirit so you can achieve a lasting and full life of sobriety. Indio, CA  

(760) 342-6616

Betty Ford Center - Addiction treatment, children's 4-day prevention program, outpatient and inpatient. No family is ever turned away due to an inability to pay. Call for a free consultation

39000 Bob Hope Dr., PO Box 1560
Rancho Mirage,  CA  92270

(866) 261-3734

The Center- A nonprofit drug & alcohol treatment facility that offers group and individual sessions, treatment, case management, medication assisted treatment, and integrative approach, and sliding scale payment options. Contact them for a free and confidential consultation. 

43397 Business Park Drive D8

Temecula, CA 92590

(951) 775-4000

Christian Intervention Program for the Chemically Dependent - A powerful Christian program consisting of 20 exciting lessons taught over a 20-week period and covering various topics such as financial freedom, coping, building self-esteem and more. Classes held on Tuesday at 6:00 pm

(951) 313-0772

The Sanctuary - 3865 N. Perris Blvd Ste 1&2 Perris, Ca 92571

Pastor Danny Powers and CIP coordinator Rick Faulkner.

Narcotics Anonymous

(800) 397-2333

Emergency Treatment Services (ETS) – (951) 358-4881, 358-4882, or 358-4883 (Riverside)

The Hacienda Christian Life Campus - a one-year program for males 18+. Must be able to work daily. Will accept those on probation and parole, but no sex offenders or arson. ID not required. Openings often. Call between 9:30am-3pm daily for intake interview.

1040 Teepee Ln Perris, CA 92570

(951) 657-3041

Hemet Valley Recovery - Addiction treatment center and medical detox offers a full continuum of care including: acute medical detoxification, rehabilitation, partial hospitalization, residential, outpatient, and sober living programs. Their license as a Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation Hospital (CDRH) enables them to provide programs and specialty services all in one facility. They provide specialty services for chronic pain, older adults, young adults and families.

They are part of the Hemet Valley Medical Center campus in Hemet, California. A 263 bed acute care hospital with a medical staff of over 185 physicians representing most medical specialties. Hospital level diagnostic services and physician specialists are available for consultation. They are dually accredited by CARF and The Joint Commission, the largest and most widely known hospital accrediting organizations. 

(951) 765-4903 or (866) 273-0868

Hill Recovery - Alcohol & Drug Treatment for adolescents and adults. Family-owned drug addiction rehab center since 1986. Services include: outpatient recovery, equine therapy, opioid addiction treatment, detox & stabilization center, substance abuse intervention, addiction day treatment, and court assessments.

41877 Enterprise Circle N. Suite 100 Temecula, CA 92590

(951) 719-3685

La Vista Women’s Residential Treatment - 2220 Girard St, San Jacinto, CA 92583, CA  

(866) 218- 4697

MFI Recovery - MFI's Murrieta Outpatient Treatment Center offers diverse services individually tailored to each person. Intensive outpatient programs, or IOPs, are alternatives to inpatient and residential treatment, designed to establish psychological and social support while facilitating relapse management and coping strategies. These programs focus on addressing not only alcohol and substance abuse problems but emotional and psychological challenges that contribute to substance abuse and addiction.

  • Designed for men, women and adolescents of all ages

  • Supportive and structured programs

  • Personalized treatment plans

  • Work with a team of therapists and substance abuse counselors

MFI's Murrieta location provides IOP and Outpatient as well as Adolescent Substance Use Treatment (MDFT - Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy). MFI Recovery Center utilizes the most current science and evidenced-based approaches in substance abuse and mental health counseling, family, individual and couples counseling, along with parenting education classes.

24885 Whitewood Rd. #105 Murrieta, CA 92562

(951) 698-8558

Ranch Creek Recovery - an addiction and dual diagnosis residential program in Temecula and Murrieta that specializes in treating drug and/or alcohol addiction. When you call, they will provide an overview of the treatment programs and provide a free confidential telephone assessment.  They will also provide an insurance check to review your coverage for treatment.

The admissions line is open 24/7 and is (877) 293-9046

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) - a comprehensive rehabilitation program designed to help people in need find hope, health, and recovery. The Perris, CA ARC is a 125-bed residential program serving men ages 21-62 at no cost to the individual. The program length varies from six months to a year, depending on the needs of the individual. The program is Christian based and all participants must be able to work daily. Will accept those on probation and parole. ID is required and MUST test clean prior to entry. Openings often, intake Monday - Friday (if you are homeless and test clean, they may be able to intake on the weekend).

24201 Orange Ave. Perris, CA 92572-8789

(951) 940-5790


The Treatment Specialist is a free nationwide referral service for those who are seeking rehabilitation from addiction, dual diagnosis, mental health, and eating disorder conditions. The treatment levels of care include drug and alcohol detox, inpatient, residential, and outpatient treatment programs.

Serving Individual and Families Nationwide

Referral Helpline: 866-644-7911



Whiteside Manor - Affordable California Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs, Addiction Treatment for Men and Women

2743 Orange St Riverside Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

(800) 300- 7326

Riverside County Substance Abuse Program - The Riverside County Substance Abuse Program offers a wide range of services  including outpatient counseling, detoxification, residential treatment, relapse prevention counseling and parenting classes.  Additional programs include: treatment programs, substance abuse prevention, services for the hearing impaired, substance abuse education, programs for youth and special programs for dual diagnosed or incarcerated individuals. Individual prevention services are free for residents of Riverside County and you think you might be at risk of developing substance abuse problems. 

All access, referral, evaluation, and support (800) 499-3008


650 N. State St.. Hemet, CA 92543

(951) 791-3350


41002 County Center Drive Suite 320 Temecula, CA 92591

(951) 600-6360


1827 Atlanta Ste D1 Riverside, CA 92507

(951) 955-2105

Set Free - Lake Elsinore - Set Free offers a 60-day bible based recovery program with seperate men’s and women’s programs. No psych. meds, criminal background OK (parole and probation must clear with officer or require no visits during stay) ID is not required. No outside contact via phones or visits, only letters. Call for intake

(951) 849-1211 (Women’s Ranch)

(951) 849-3678 (Men’s Ranch)

U-Turn for Christ - recovery program with biblical counsel with separate men’s and women’s programs. Phase one (minimum stay) is a 2 month program and requires a $1000 donation. Must be able to work in the community. Phase 2 is 6 additional months and requires a $400 monthly donation. Will accept those on probation and parole but not sex offenders. Must be clean for 24 hours. ID is not required. Openings often.

Call for more information, arrive packed and ready to begin your stay. Donation required first day of program.

20170 Patterson Avenue Perris, CA 92570

(951) 943-7097

Mental Health Services

24/7 Mental Health Urgent Care

  • Riverside: (951) 509-2499

  • Perris: (951) 349-4195

CARES Line: Info and referrals for Medi-Cal beneficiaries seeking Mental Health Services.

(800) 706-7500

Center for Mental Health (SAMHSA)

(800) 789-2647 or (800) 662-4357

Hemet Behavioral Health Clinic (mental health) - Office hours M-F 8AM- 5:30PM, Walk in hours M-F 8AM-3PM  650 N. State St. Hemet  

(951) 791-3300

Riverside County Department of Mental Health - 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. Ask about the Family Advocate Program

4060 County Circle Drive Riverside, CA 92503

(800) 330-4522

(951) 358-6858


Riverside Network of Care for Behavioral Health - 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.

Lake Elsinore Mental Health Clinic

(951) 471-4645

Perris Mental Health Clinic - Provides services to adults suffering from severe and persistent mental health problems. Services include crisis intervention, psychiatric assessments, recovery management, medication services, case management, dual diagnosis treatment. An Urgent Care program provides crisis resolution and problem solving assistance. Peer-to-peer recover services are also provided.

Telecare Mental Health Urgent Care (951) 349-4195

1688 N. Perris Boulevard Suite L-11 Perris, CA 92571

(951) 443-2200

Temecula Mental Health Clinic

41002 County Center Drive Suite 320 Temecula, CA 92591

(951) 600-6355

(951) 600-6300

TAY - Transitional Age Youth Program - Perris

(951) 940-6755


Victor Community Services - VCSS Lake Elsinore is a community-based, mental health treatment program serving both the Lake Elsinore community and the larger Riverside County region. The program works in collaboration with multiple community organizations to improve quality of life, and build individual and family strengths. In partnership with Riverside County Department of Mental Health, VCSS Lake Elsinore provides a full array of specialty mental health services to children and their families, utilizing a strength- based, family centered philosophy.

265 San Jacinto River Road, Suite #107 Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

(951) 674-9243

Children’s Mental Health Clinics

Riverside University Health System/Behavioral Health - Children’s Mental Health Clinics provide services to children with severe emotional and behavioral problems. Services include psychiatric evaluations, medication services, individual and family therapy, and case management services. Staff works closely with schools to provide services to students who experience academic problems as a result of their severe emotional problems. Parent partners offer support and advocacy services to parents whose children are receiving services at the clinic.

Lake Elsinore Children’s Mental Health Clinic
31946 Mission Trail, Suite B Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 
(951) 245-7663 

The Lehman Center - Children's Campus
3075 Myers Street Riverside, CA 
(951) 358-4625

Moreno Valley Children’s Interagency Program(MVCIP)
23119 Cottonwood Moreno Valley, CA 
(951) 413-5678

Mt. San Jacinto Children’s Mental Health
950 Ramona Boulevard, Ste 1 & 2 San Jacinto, CA 92582 
(951) 487-2674

 Temecula Children’s Mental Health Clinic
41002 County Center Drive, Ste 320 Temecula, CA 92591 
(951) 600-6355

Looking for a therapist near you? Visit the link - you can search by insurance, location, specialty, etc.

Support Groups


Murrieta Senior Center - Parkinsons Support Group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm

5 Town Square Murrieta CA 92562

(951) 304-7275

Bereavement Support Services

Hemet Arbor Hospice - Provides the following programs:

Adult Bereavement Program

This group meets once a week and is open to anyone grieving the recent death of a loved one. Please contact our office at (951) 766-9629 for dates and times. Location: 890 W. Stetson Ave., Ste. A, Hemet, CA

Remembrance Bears - Volunteers make bears or pillows from a piece of clothing you treasure from a loved one to bring comfort during the bereavement process.

Walk ‘n Talk Support Group

This is a group of men and women who share a common experience, the loss of a loved one, who are ready to take the next step in their grief journey while walking to enhance their quality of life.
This group meets at the Hemet Valley Mall, 8:00 AM, Monday – Friday

Youth Bereavement Program – Tears Are Okay

We bring this program to the elementary, middle and high schools in our valley. It is designed to address key components of grief in an age-appropriate manner. If you believe your child would benefit from this group, please contact their school’s counselor or call us at (951) 766-9629.

Friends Moving on Group

This group is comprised of individuals who have lost a loved one and are ready to begin socializing. Following a loss, people sometimes feel socially isolated and this group provides an opportunity to establish new friendships. For information call: (951) 766-9629.


Survivor of Loved Ones Support Group - This is a free group offered to the Hemet/San Jacinto community. “Survivor of Loved Ones Suicide Support Group”, can help fill a void by providing a safe, warm and supportive environment that addresses grief awareness, education, support and hope. Will be meeting every 2nd & 4th Monday of the Month from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. Free of charge/ongoing/year round. 
California Family Life Center
701 W. Esplanade Ave, Suite F San Jacinto

Please Contact: Jill Miller, LCSW 951-544-7041 For pre-screening prior to attending. 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Western Riverside CountyProvides support and referral services to people in need in the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, Corona, Norco and the Jurupa Valley/Rubidoux area.

(951) 369-1913


NAMI Temecula Valley - Free education and support for people with mental illness as well as family members to learn tools for recovery. 

(951) 672-2089, (951) 600-6355, Emergency Treatment Line (951) 358-4700


NAMI Coachella Valley

(888) 881-6264


NAMI Mt. San Jacinto
(951) 765-1850


DBSA (Depression & Bipolar Association) - For peers. Meets Fridays at 11:30 AM in Old Town Temecula at 

Mary Philips Senior Center - 41845 6th Street, Temecula, CA 92590


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