NATIONAL CRISIS HOTLINES
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: TEXT 741 741 or CALL 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Helpline: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Maryland Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-422-0009; TDD Line-Hearing Impaired: (410) 531-5086
LGBT Youth Suicide Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
Relay Service for the Deaf: 1-800-735-2258
Self Injury Hotline: 1-800-DONTCUT (1-800-366-8288)
NATIONAL CRISIS HOTLINES
Menninger is a leading psychiatric center dedicated to treating individuals with mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders, teaching mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research.
Adolescent Depression and Suicide Support, One Conversation at a time.
Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
SPEAK promotes the prevention of youth suicide and works to dispel the social stigma surrounding suicide and depression through a campaign of education and awareness at the community level.
Leading national non-profit organization dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
AAS is a leader in the advancement of scientific and programmatic efforts in suicide prevention through research, education and training, the development of standards and resources, and survivor support services.
The Suicide Prevention Action Network USA (SPAN USA) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community action and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD RESOURCES
Montgomery County Crisis Center Help Line: (240) 777-4000 or (240) 777-4815
Provides immediate responses to crisis situations
Crisis Link Hotline: (703) 527-4077
Local Youth Crisis Hotline: (301) 695- 5683
Montgomery County Youth Crisis Line: (301) 738-9697
Telephone counseling, crisis&suicide intervention/prevention, Information, referral and supportive listening
Montgomery County Hotline: (301) 738-2255
Provides free, confidential 24-hour crisis&suicide intervention/prevention, referral and supportive listening
Mental Health Association-Therapist Line: (301) 738-7176
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Information: (240) 777-1245
Prince Georges's County Hotline: (301) 864-7161
Baltimore County Crisis Response : (410) 931-2214
HOSPITALS AND CRISIS CENTERS
FOR GREATER WASHINGTON DC AREA
Montgomery County Crisis Center - Rockville, MD: (240) 777-4000
Adventist Behavioral Health- Rockville, MD : (301) 251-4500
Montgomery General Hospital- Olney, MD : (301) 774-8800
Children's National Medical Center- Rockville, MD : (301) 424-1755
Suburban Hospital- Bethesda, MD : (301) 896-3027
Psychiatric Institute of Washington- Washington, DC : (202) 885-5600
Washington Adventist Hospital-Takoma Park, MD : (301) 891-5600
Washington Hospital Center- Washington, DC : (202) 877-576
George Washinton University Hospital- Washington DC : (201) 741-2900
Georgetown University Hosital- Washington, DC : (2010) 687-8609
Holy Cross Hospital- Silver Spring, MD : (301) 754-7860
Doctors Community Hospital- Lanham, MD : (301) 5552-8544
INOVA Fairfax Hospital- Falls Church, VA : (703) 776-29-6
Laurel Regional Hospital- Laurel, MD : (301) 497-7980
Montgomery County Screenings/Assessment Services for Children/Adolescents: (240) 777-1430
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
FOR SELF HELP & SUPPORT GROUPS
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI): 1-800-950-NAMI
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-Montgomery County, MD: (301) 949-5852
National Mental Health Association: 1-800-969-NMHA
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: 1-800-82-NDMDA
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association: (410) 583-2919
Parent Stress Line: (301) 662-2255
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