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Crisis Resources

After-hours emotional crisis services are available. When Student Health Services is closed, in-the-moment emotional support from a mental health professional can be accessed.

In Case of Emergency

After-Hours Emotional Crisis Line: 310-660-3377

  • Students can call the crisis line whenever Student Health Services is closed for in-the-moment emotional support from a mental health professional. 
  • Faculty and staff can also call to consult about students in emotional crisis when Student Health Services is closed.

Immediate Emergency: 9-1-1

If you are experiencing a physical or mental health emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately or visit your nearest emergency room.


Suicide Prevention Crisis Line:
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.
English and Spanish speaking crisis counselors available 24/7.
Korean speaking counselors available during peak evening hours at (877) 727-4747

Crisis Text Line:
Text COURAGE to 741741
Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained crisis counselor. Free, 24/7 crisis counseling.

Lifeline Crisis Chat: 
To speak to a counselor now, call the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Online support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Lifeline Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S. There may be a wait time to connect. 

24/7 LA County Department of Mental Health ACCESS Line:

The Trevor Project Lifeline:
Call 866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678
Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7.

El Camino's Campus Police:

310-660-3100 or dial 9-1-1


Alcoholics Anonymous:
Phones: Service/Intake and Administration: 323-936-4343
24 hours Service/Intake and Hotline: 800-923-8722
Spanish Information Only: 323-750-2039

Los Angeles Central Office Hours:
Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays - 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm

Didi Hirsch
Intake Department: 888-807-7250
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Leading provider of mental health, substance use and suicide prevention services. We offer low-income children and adults excellent mental health and substance use services throughout Los Angeles County.

Our Suicide Prevention Center is a renowned resource around the nation and world for anyone who has thought about, attempted or lost someone to suicide. 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
310-405-0348 x800

Regional Office. (English): 800-863-2962 ; (Spanish) 888-622-4672

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
24/7 Treatment Referral Line: 800-662-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
Online Treatment Services Locator
Find Treatment

Substance Abuse and Service Helpline
Online Treatment Services Locator
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

ECC Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program


Domestic Sexual Assault and Crisis Resource:
24/7 Crisis Line (Peace over Violence): 1-310-392-8381

National Sexual Assault Hot Line: (800) 656-HOPE (4673) 

ECC Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct & Title IX Resources:
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination—which includes sexual violence—in educational programs and activities.

Human Trafficking Resources/Referrals

National Sexual Violence Resource Center:
1-877-739-3895 - Information and support for survivors of sexual violence.
1-800-656-4673 - Information and support for survivors of rape, abuse and incest. 

Rainbow Services

(310)547-9394 - Rainbow Services provides shelter and support to anyone impacted by domestic
violence, empowering them to move beyond trauma, towards safety & stability. Survivor services include:

• 24-Hour Crisis Line
• Emergency Shelter
• Transitional Housing
• Community Housing
• Supportive Services
• Individual Counseling
• Support Groups
• Children’s Services
• Legal Services 


Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica:
The Rape Treatment Center provides comprehensive services for sexual assault victims – adults and children – 24 hours a day, including specialized medical care, forensic services, counseling, and information about rights and options. For more information, call 424-259-7208.  All RTC services are free.

El Camino's Campus Police:
310-660-3100 or dial 9-1-1