Anne Arundel County, MD Resources

Anne Arundel County Abuse and Neglect Hotline
(410) 421-8400
To report suspected neglect or abuse of a child or vulnerable adult in Anne Arundel County, MD visit the Anne Arundel County Abuse and Neglect Hotline.

Anne Arundel County Mobile Crisis
(410) 768-5522
Mental health clinicians at the Anne Arundel County Mobile Crisis Center  respond to those experiencing a mental health crisis and offer emergency psychological assessments, and immediate intervention for individuals, family, and community crisis events.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Pupil Personnel Workers
(410) 222-5284
School personnel of the Anne Arundel County Public Schools Pupil Personnel Workers help with issues that impact student education especially related to attendance, residency verification, custody, homelessness, and personal hardship.

Grief & Loss

Wendt Center for Loss and Healing
(202) 624-0010
The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing can help children, youth and adults rebuild their emotional lives after loss, illness, violence, and trauma.

Maryland Statewide Resources

Maryland’s Helpline
(800) 422-0009
Maryland’s Helpline is available 24 hours/7 days a week to callers in need of crisis intervention, risk assessment for suicide, homicide or overdose prevention, support, guidance, and information or linkage to community behavioral health providers.

Maryland 2-1-1
Maryland Residents can get help with MD 2-1-1 Maryland to help find information & referrals for Maryland programs & services 24 hours a day.

Maryland Safe Schools Anonymous Tip Line
(877) 676-9854
Maryland Safe Schools Anonymous Tip Line is a reporting system used to report threats to the safety and well-being of students statewide such as mental health crisis, bullying, school or community violence, drug activity, abuse, or harassment.

Self-Help Options

HelpGuide
HelpGuide’s mission is to provide empowering evidence-based information you can use to help yourself.

Support Groups

National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline
(800) 950-NAMI (6264)
NAMI provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Mental Health America
(703) 684-7722
The nation’s leading community-based nonprofit, Mental Health America, is dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all.

Veterans Affairs

Veterans Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255 press 1 or text to 838255
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.

Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs
(410) 260-3838
The mission of the Maryland Dept of Veterans Affairs is to assist veterans, active-duty service members, their families, and dependents, in securing benefits earned through military service.

Emergency Resources

Dial 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room in the event of a mental health or medical emergency.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255) or (800) SUICIDE (784-2433)
The National Suicide Prevention’s Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources.

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741
The Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 support via text message for everything: anxiety, depression, suicide, school.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services National Helpline
(800) 662-HELP (4357)
A confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services National Helpline is for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Disaster Distress Helpline
(800) 985-5990 or text talkwithus to 66746
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

National Human Trafficking Hotline
(888) 373-7888 or text 233733
The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe.

Medication Management

National Institute of Mental Health
(866) 615-6464
Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions. Contact the National Institute of Mental Health for more information.

 

Prince George’s County, MD Resources

Prince George’s County Abuse and Neglect Hotline
(301) 909-2450
To report suspected neglect or abuse of a child or vulnerable adult in Prince George’s County, click here for the Prince George’s County Abuse and Neglect Hotline

Prince George’s County Mobile Crisis
(301) 429-2185
Prince George’s County Mobile Crisis Mental Health clinicians responding to those experiencing a mental health crisis offering emergency psychological assessment, immediate intervention for individuals, family, and community crisis events.

Community Crisis Services Inc.
(301) 864-7161
The mission of Community Crisis Services is to provide compassionate crisis support through our hotline, safe shelter programs and information and referral services 24 hours 7 days a week.

Prince George’s County Public Schools
Office of Student Services
(301) 567-5702
Prince George’s County Public Schools offer assistance with several areas including bullying, school counseling, psychological services, student engagement, home schooling, and home and hospital teaching.

 

Washington, DC Resources

DC Access Helpline
888-793-4357
This 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone line called DC Access Helpline is staffed by behavioral health professionals who can refer a caller to immediate help or ongoing care.

Child and Family Services Agency
(202) 671-7233 (SAFE)
To report suspected abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult in the District of Columbia, visit the Child and Family Services Agency.

DC Community Response Team
(202) 673-6495
The DBH Community Response Team (CRT), is a 24-7 multidisciplinary direct service team that expands our community based direct service efforts—including homeless outreach, mobile crisis, and pre-arrest diversion.

DC Emergency Psychiatric Services
(202) 673-9319
Mobile Crisis Services (MCS) are rendered 24/7 by professional teams on the DC Emergency Psychiatric Services. They provide services to individuals experiencing a psychiatric crisis in the community (home, office, or any public area).

DC Public Schools Office of Family Engagement
(202) 719-6613
Connect the DC Public Schools Office of Family Engagement with the families we serve as partners on student achievement by improving the quality of information we share with families and by improving collaboration through DCPS staff and families.