Mental Health Resources

District Specific Mental Health Resources

Conejo Valley Unified School District


Fillmore Unified School District


Hueneme School District


Moorpark Unified School District


Oak Park Unified School District


Oxnard School District


Ojai Unified School District


Oxnard Union High School District


Pleasant Valley School District


Rio School District


Santa Paula Unified School District


Simi Valley Unified School District


Ventura Unified School District


Ventura County 

There are great resources found in the Wellness Every Day website overseen by Ventura County Behavioral Health. These include resources for depression, suicide, LGBTQ+, and more. To visit the website please click on following link: (English) (Español)



Interface Children & Family Services is Ventura County's most comprehensive nonprofit social services agency providing direct, responsive, wrap-around services to address the complex needs of their clients and community. Interface's Mental Health program recently introduced "Phoenix Project", which educates school personnel and parents county-wide about the impact of wildfire-related trauma and the warning signs of trauma on youth (K-12). In addition, Interface is providing evidence-based mental health services to students impacted by the 2018 Thomas and Woolsey Fires. Text "Phoenix" to 211 for resources and support, as well as additonal information in English or Spanish regarding access to services. For more information on the Phoenix Project, please download the flyer here


211 Ventura County connects people to health information, social services and referrals through a comprehensive resources database, including information on where to find food banks, mental health services, financial assistance and much more. Call 211 or visit their website: (English) (Español)


The Ventura County Behavioral Health Department (VCBH) provides mental health and substance abuse services available to residents. For more information on all services VCBH provides click on the following link


NAMI Ventura County provides emotional support, education and resource for those with a mental illness. NAMI "...advocate for a life of quality and dignity—one without discrimination—for all people affected by this illness." 


Diversity Collective, the parent organization to the Rainbow Umbrella Program, is a nonprofit that promotes the advocacy, education, mental and physical health for the LGBTQ+ community throughout Ventura County. Some of the services Diversity Collective provides includes guided meditation, youth  peer-based support groups, and free counseling.


Logrando Bienestar, a program from VCBH, provides services for Santa Paula and Oxnard residents. Logrando Bienestar was designed to assist the Latinx community in understanding the importance of their mental and emotional health. This is accomplished by assisting residents in accessing services to practice healthy life-style changes. 

English Flyer                                    Spanish Flyer


Proyecto Esperanza provides mental health services to residents in the Santa Paula area. You can follow their youtube channel ( or Facebook page at @esperanzaprojectsantapaula  


One Step A La Vez provides services and resources to youth in Fillmore and Piru. This includes support for homeless teens and young adults, LGBTQ+ support, food access, and more. Many of the meetings that would have been held in-person are now available via Zoom. A calendar of upcoming dates can be found at the bottom of the home page.


Kids & Families Together provides support, education, and counseling to individuals and families in foster/resource car, kinship care, legal guardianship, adoption, and birth families. Their programs encompass in-home family therapy, psychoeducation, support groups and more.


State and National 

Know the Signs is a statewide marketing campaign that focuses on three key messages. 1. Know the Signs related to Suicide. 2. Find the words to begin the conversation. 3. Reach out.


The Trevor Project is a leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth.


The Suicide Prevention Line is available to everyone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Anyone who calls in will receive free and confidential emotional support.


The Coalition Youth Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals via online chat, text, and through the phone. Professionally trained staff and volunteer counselors discuss in confidence and without judgement suicide, depression, human trafficking, trauma, and more with the caller.



The Jason Foundation dedicates its work to prevent the "Silent Epidemic" of youth suicides through education and awareness. To find more information on how to get involved or training visit the Jason Foundation Website.


The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention organization empowers its community through research, education and advocacy to take action against suicide and those affected by suicide. To find more information and local chapters visit


Love and relationships are one of the most important things in our lives, yet we are taught almost nothing about it. What is Love will change this! We teach young people, parents and schools how to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships. With this new understanding, we teach them how to avoid abuse and how to love in a healthy way.

Last updated Aug 2020