Mental Health Working Group
The Mental Health working group is exploring ways to build more positive and effective systems for community members experiencing mental health crises. Members are discussing mobile crisis response team models, pipelines for mental health services, training opportunities for first responders, grant opportunities, and general community awareness raising efforts around mental health.
You're not alone. Find the support and help you need.
NAMI Helpline: 800-950-NAMI (6264) The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., ET.
NAMI Prince Georges County helpline: 240-487-3418
2-1-1 Maryland: 2-1-1
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
OK2Talk Helpline Teen Helpline: 800-273-TALK
Crisis Text Line: Text "HELLO" to 741741 for 24/7, anonymous, free crisis counseling
Hopeline: Teen to teen peer counseling: 877-YOUTHLINE
FIND A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR TREATMENT
Treatment for mental illnesses usually consists of therapy, medication, or a combination of the two. Treatment can be given in person or through a phone or computer (telemental health). It can sometimes be difficult to know where to start when looking for mental health care, but there are many ways to find a provider who will meet your needs.
Primary Care Provider: Your primary care practitioner can be an important resource, providing initial mental health screenings and referrals to mental health specialists. If you have an appointment with your primary care provider, consider bringing up your mental health concerns and asking for help.
Some federal agencies offer resources