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National Suicide Prevention Day

In 2022, almost 50,000 lives were lost to suicide in the US.

Remember, you’re not alone. Reach out – help is always available.

Dial 988 for immediate access to free crisis counseling. Together, we can make a difference.  You matter.

Resources for you or someone you know.

988 – offering 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors that provide free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call or text 988 or chat

Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 then press 1.

NAMI Helpline.
Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. PST
Call: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
Text: “HelpLine” to 62640

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Beach Patrol Mission

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Announces the Beach Patrol Mission

On Saturday, May 28th, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) will officially kick off the LASD Beach Patrol Mission, which will run from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The beach patrol will consist of members from the Sheriff’s Response Team and the Mounted Enforcement Detail.

The team will perform high visibility patrol to assist LASD beach partners with extra patrol from Playa del Rey to Malibu. The LASD Homeless Outreach and Mental Evaluation Teams will be available and part of the deployment throughout the summer.

“Summer is upon us and the last couple of years have been challenging for everyone. I want to remind the community that we’re doing our best, we’re stretching our resources so that people feel safe wherever they are, including the beach areas of Los Angeles County. This summer, the LASD Beach Patrol Mission will be visible throughout our beaches so that visitors and the community have a great time at the beach,” stated Sheriff Villanueva.  

The Sheriff’s Department wants all residents and visitors to our LA County beaches to have a safe, and enjoyable summer. Please visit our social media pages for additional information.