Where can I get help with an opioid misuse problem?
If you or someone you know is having a life-threatening medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
For all other issues, Orange County residents have many resources available to them, including the following.
- Your Health Care Provider
- OC Links
OC Links Behavioral Health Line is available 24/7 at (855) 625-4657. OC Links provides information and linkage to any of the Health Care Agency’s Behavioral Health Services, including crisis services, via telephone and chat. Callers can be potential participants, family members, friends, law enforcement and other first responders, providers or anyone seeking behavioral health resources and support. Trained Navigators provide information, referral, and linkage directly to programs in the behavioral health continuum of care from prevention through crisis identification and response. If you would like to learn more about services available through Behavioral Health Services, OC Links is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call (855) OC-LINKS to be connected to a Behavioral Health Navigator, or start an OC Links online chat. TDD Number: 714-834-2332.
- Orange County Network of Care
A website that serves as a comprehensive resource for individuals, families and agencies seeking information on health care including behavioral health, featuring a service directory, a library of articles on health-related topics, a mechanism for tracking state and federal legislation, and more. The website also offers a second website specifically for Veterans.
- 2-1-1 Orange County
A comprehensive information and referral service for health and human services and supports in Orange County that is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online and through a multilingual line.
Provides confidential telephone support service for anyone who has concerns about mental health, substance use, is lonely or confused, or who needs information about available mental health services. Call 877-910-WARM or text 714-991-6412 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 a.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 10 a.m. – 3 a.m.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
If you or any loved ones are thinking about suicide, call this free hotline immediately – 800-273-TALK (8255).