Get Help

  • If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call or text 988 (the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline) or chat (
  • If you need crisis assistance call the Crisis Center (open 24 hours) at
  • Call Access to Behavioral Health Services  (Mental Health/Substance Abuse Screening and Referral) at 240-777-1770 to discuss resources and referrals.
  • If you are seeking services for adolescents and teens, call Child and Adolescent Assessment Services (CAAS), part of the County's Crisis Center, at 240-777-4000.
  • Get support for issues with mental health, drugs, or alcohol. Learn about treatment options, how to pay, ways to cope, and helping someone you care about at SAMHSA's new website.
  • For more information on teen suicide prevention, please visit
  • See our guide to Montgomery County Behavioral Health Resources (PDF).

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