Health and Wellness Therapies

Mind- Body Therapies

Touch and Movement Therapies

Other Wellness Therapies

Mental Health Information

General Information

Recommended Books

Self Help/Self Awareness/Personal Growth:

  • Getting Things Done — The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • Quantum Success: The Astounding Science of Wealth and Happiness
  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel By Changing the Way You Think
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy Revised and Updated
  • Self Matters: Creating Your Life From the Inside Out


  • Getting the Love You Want
  • Keeping the Love You Find
  • Relationship Rescue

Information on psychiatric medications:

  • Consumer’s Guide to Psychiatric Drugs
  • The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs


  • The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet
  • Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works
  • Overcoming Your Eating Disorder

Specific Mental Health Information:

  • The Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression
  • Stop Obsessing: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions
  • Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, 4th Edition
  • Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families
  • Surviving Schizophrenia: A Manual for Patients, Families and Providers
  • Reclaiming Your Life From a Traumatic Experience: Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Mastering Your Adult ADHD: Client Workbook
  • Mastering Your Fears and Phobias
  • Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic
  • Overcoming Your Alcohol or Drug Problem
  • Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling
  • Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring
  • Managing Social Anxiety
  • Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry

Emergency Services

Emergency Procedures

If you or a loved one is having a psychiatric emergency, you have several options:

  • You can call 911
  • You can call one of the Psychiatric Emergency Teams or Crisis Hotlines listed below
  • Or, you can walk into any hospital emergency room and ask to be evaluated by a clinician

Helpful Resources

Mobile Assessment Teams – will respond to psychiatric emergencies in the community. These teams of mental health professionals may be accompanied by law enforcement for safety purposes when called to a scene. They will evaluate a patient and can then assist with referrals and transportation to a local area hospital if needed.

  • Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment Services: (714) 834-6900
  • Orange County Centralized Assessment Team (CAT) 866-830-6011

Crisis/Hotline Numbers:

  • Orange County Crisis Hotline: (714) 639-4673
  • Orange County Mental Health Hotline: (714) 834-6900
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK/(800)273-8255
  • National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline: (800) 662-HELP

Local area hospitals – can provide urgent psychiatric evaluations in the Emergency Room and have inpatient psychiatric facilities:

  • UCI Medical Neuropsychiatric Center: 101 The City Drive, Orange, (714) 456-5801
  • South Coast Medical Center: 31872 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, (949) 499-7501
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital: 1100 West Stewart Drive, Orange, (714) 771-8134
  • Newport Bay Hospital: 1501 East 16th Street, Newport Beach, (949) 650-9750
  • College Hospital: 301 Victoria St, Costa Mesa, (949) 642-2734
  • West Anaheim Medical Center: 3033 West Orange Ave. Anaheim, (714) 229-5750
  • Western Med Center Anaheim: 1025 South Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, (714) 533-6220
  • Western Med Center Santa Ana: 1001 North Tustin Ave., Santa Ana, (714) 835-3555
  • Evaluation and Treatment Services: 1030 West Warner Ave, Santa Ana, (714) 834-6913