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In Montgomery County services are available 24/7 to help you or someone you care about dealing with a crisis.

Crisis Assessment
Montgomery County Hotline: 301-738-2255
Montgomery County Crisis Center: 240-777-4000
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
All calls to these services are free and confidential.

In person:
Montgomery County Crisis Center
1301 Piccard Drive, Rockville
No appointment needed

Mobile Crisis Outreach will respond anywhere within Montgomery County to provide emergency mental health evaluations. Full crisis assessments and treatment referrals are provided for all crises, both psychiatric and situational. In addition, the program has six crisis beds as an alternative to hospitalization for those who are uninsured or are insured within the public mental health system.

If you or someone you care about is at imminent risk of taking their life please call 9-1-1. Ask for a Crisis Intervention Trained officer (police with mental health training) if possible.

Hospitals--Inpatient and/or Outpatient Treatment and Doctor Referrals

Adventist Behavioral Health
Rockville, MD

Children’s National Medical Center
Rockville, MD

Holy Cross Hospital
Silver Spring, MD

Holy Cross Germantown
Germantown, MD

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
Olney MD

Suburban Hospital
Bethesda, MD

Washington Adventist Hospital
Takoma Park

Non-Crisis Assessment:

Montgomery County Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Screening & Assessment Services for Children and Adolescents (SASCA)

Assistance with obtaining appropriate outpatient mental health or substance abuse services for Montgomery County youth

Call for 240-777-1430

Montgomery County Access to Behavioral Health Services

Assistance with obtaining appropriate outpatient mental health or substance abuse services for Montgomery County adults eligible through the public mental health system.
Walk in assessments – 
255 Rockville Pike, Suite 145
Rockville, MD
Monday – Friday 9am or 1pm

EveryMind Regional Youth Services Center (Kensington/Wheaton Schools)

Family Services Regional Youth Services Center (Gaithersburg Schools)

YMCA Regional Youth Services Center (Silver Spring Schools)

Family Services, Inc. Outpatient Mental Health Clinic

InfoMontgomery (web based directory of service providers in Montgomery County)

Additional Resources for Information


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

You Matter

UMttr-Your LIfe Matters

The Campaign To Change Direction

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Substance Abuse

ManyVoices. Smart Choices.

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

National Institue on Drug Abuse

Partnership for a Drug-Free America

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health


About Us:

A group of organizations in Montgomery County, Maryland, working to raise awareness and save lives.

EveryMind Family Services, Inc. Montgomery County Government Montgomery County Public Schools
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