Crisis Centers and Hotlines:
If you live in Virginia, you can dial (or click on) 2-1-1 this resource allows you to specify your search area (statewide, city/county, or zip code) and choose desired services for varied types of problems from a lengthy menu that includes Virginia-based crisis centers and hotlines. There is something for everybody on this locator.
Another Virginia-based crisis center and telephone hotline will help you with suicide prevention, crisis intervention when necessary, and support following the crisis.
If you, a family member or a friend is thinking of suicide, help is a telephone call away at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Don’t wait. Call NOW.
For yourself, a family member, or a friend, you may find it very helpful to talk to someone who knows what you need to prevent a mental health emergency. Here are some hotline telephone numbers that can be used.
For more information on therapy, services and many other resources, the following mental health organizations have information available by email and telephone. From this list, click on the organizations to see their websites.
You may wish to seek resources and advocacy from people who have experienced mental health issues at first hand. National and local advocacy and educational and support groups are listed by The National Alliance for Mental Illness.
[Please note: lists of resources and organizations are compiled from available public information. Listing them in this website does not constitute an endorsement by the committee. Likewise, it is not possible to be totally up to date about when organizations and their addresses change or terminate.]