Helpful Websites for Depression:

Helpful Youtube videos on Depression:

Great Teen Line video:

(links below provided by East Whittier Counseling and Student Services)

Imaginary Friend Society- Feeling Sad:

4 Reasons why Depression is becoming more common:

6 Differences between sadness and depression: 

Whittier Area Counseling Services:

(list provided by Whittier California High Counseling Department)

Spiritt Family Services

9401 South Painter Avenue

Whittier CA 90605

562 698-9436

Free or Sliding Scale

Helpline Youth Counselling 

14181 Telegraph Rd.

Whittier, CA 90604

562 273-0722

Accepts MediCal, some private insurances, and has free counseling for uninsured individuals of all ages

Wellness Community & CORE Center

14181 Telegraph Rd.

Whittier, CA 90604

562 464-5373

USC Telehealth

866 740-6502

M-F 9am-7pm

Free virtual/online therapy

Minors over 12 years old can consent to their own services

USC Telehealth SAFE-T Program

213 821-5930

Free Virtual Counseling

Minors over 12 years old can consent to their own services

Casa Youth Shelter

562 594-6825

complete request form online

Low Cost Community Counseling Center

12025 Florence Ave #301

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

562 903-7777

$40 for enrollment fee, $35 per session

The Relational Center

2717 Robinson Blvd Los Angeles, CA

323 935-1807

The Gary Center

201 S. Harbor Blvd. La Habra, CA

562 246-6000

Accepts Cal Optima and MediCal.

Sliding scale fee of $40-$50

Useful for students who have Orange County Medical

The Whole Child

10155 Colima Rd.Whittier, CA 90603

562 692-0383

*MediCal Only

Penny Lane 

5628 Slauson Ave Commerce, CA 90040

323 318-9960

*MediCal Only

Pacific Clinics 

9829 Carmenita Rd#  H Whittier, CA 90605

877 722-2737

*MediCal Only

Community  Family  Guidance  Center

10929 South St. Suite 208B Cerritos, CA

562 924-5526

*MediCal Only

Also has in office in Downey

Alma Family Services

9101 Whittier Blvd Pico Rivera, CA 90660

562 801-4626

*MediCal Only

Other Resources:

Teen Line is a completely anonymous and confidential teen-to-teen hotline based in Los Angeles, California. 

Need help? Having problems? Call Teen Line! 1-800-TLC-TEEN

open every night from 6 to 10 PM pacific time. 

 For more information visit:

CALL 211 for Local Resources or visit the website: