988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:
- Thoughts of suicide
- Mental health or substance use crisis, or
- Any other kind of emotion distress
Text HOME to 741741
The Crisis Text Line provides 24/7, free support at your fingertips. A live, trained Crisis Counselor will receive your text and respond from a secure online platform.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.
The Trevor Project provides 24/7 free and confidential support via text, online chat and the phone. You’ll be connected to a Trevor counselor who is understanding of LGBTQ issues and won’t judge you. Your conversation will be anonymous, and you can share as much or as little as you like.
Local Maryland Resources
The Klein Family Harford Crisis Center is available 24/7. It is a public-private partnership in Bel Air, Maryland and offers immediate access to behavioral, mental and addiction health services in a safe and comfortable environment.
The Crisis Walk-In Clinic is specially designed for people who need an immediate psychiatric triage. They provide referrals to an appropriate level of psychiatric care. All individuals are evaluated by a licensed clinician. The Crisis Walk-In Clinic serves people of all ages and is located in Towson, MD. Those receiving services from the Crisis Walk-In Clinic must do so voluntarily, be medically stable, be free from drugs or alcohol, and be able to safely wait for evaluation in an outpatient clinic setting.
WARMline encourages those who are feeling anxious, depressed, or in need of someone to talk to due to the current pandemic or other issues to call 211 or dial 443-608-9182 directly to be connected with a representative who can provide support. Available weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., WARMLine representatives will listen to concerns and refer callers to any additional resources they may need.