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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS RESOURCE GUIDE
IF this is an emergency, please call Emergency Services now at 703-228-5160.
CrisisLink: 703-527-4077 or Text CONNECT to 85511
Offers crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and support to individuals in order to foster self-sufficiency by providing problem-solving skills and information on community resources so callers can better cope with emotional trauma, personal and family crises.
Children’s Regional Crisis Response (CR2): 1-844-N-Crisis (844-627-4747 or 571-364-7390).
Provides 24-hour rapid response to all youth (21 & younger) facing a mental health and/or substance use crisis.
Child & Family Behavioral Healthcare Services: 703-228-1560:
Provides screening, assessment and outpatient treatment, and care coordination. Promotes the emotional and psychological well-being of Arlington County children, teens and their families. Prevents mental health and substance abuse problems from developing or becoming more serious, helps your child/teen overcome problem thoughts, feelings or behaviors that interfere with daily life, and assists them in developing skills for healthy living.
- Same-Day Access intake assessments:
Mon. 10 a.m.-2 p.m./Tues. 8 a.m.-2 p.m./Wed. 10 a.m.-6 p.m./Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. FAQs: (English / Español), 703-228-1560.
If a child is in any immediate physical danger, call Child Protective Services at 703-228-1500 or local law enforcement immediately.
Arlington County Lock and Talk: Request free gun locks and lockboxes for medications, DHSPrevention@arlingtonva.us
Children’s National Medical Center: 202-476-5000 or 888-884-2327
Emergency Psychiatric Evaluations. Specialists are available by phone for consultation and for emergency psychiatric evaluations in the Emergency Department–24 hours a day, seven days a week
Dominion Hospital: 703-538-2872
Offers comprehensive services to identify and treat behavioral health conditions in adolescents and teens between (check ages) 13 and 17 years old. They specialize in stabilizing crisis situations through effective intervention.Payments: sliding scale, Medicaid, most insurance.
Inova Behavioral Health Services/Inova Health System: 703-218-8500
Promotes total wellness of mind and body by offering a full spectrum of mental health and addiction treatment services to the community.Outpatient clinics located in Mount Vernon, Ballston, Fairfax, and Loudoun.Payments: accepts most insurance plans and Medicaid
Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746: a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255: provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
National Hopeline: 1-800-784-2433: provides support with trained counselors through a national hotline to prevent suicide.
Regional Educational Assessment Crisis Response and Habilitation (REACH): REACH Hotline: 855-897-8278: Crisis response for students with developmental disabilities.
SAMSHA Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357). free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. See also treatment locators on website.
YourLifeYourVoice.org: 1-800-448-3000 or text VOICE to 20121: 24-hour support for teens and tips for tough situations.
Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860: a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564 and the GLBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25): 1-800- 246-7743: Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, (M-F, 4:00 pm to midnight) as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the US.
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866) 488-7386: the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
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Note: The information provided by Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families (APCYF) is a service for informational purposes to enhance public access to mental health and substance use resources both locally and elsewhere. While we try to keep the information timely and accurate, APCYF makes no representation of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, availability or completeness of the information. APCYF is not responsible for the content of the linked sites and inclusion of a linked site does not imply an endorsement or recommendation of the providers and resources listed. APCYF strongly recommends that you seek out a licensed professional who is knowledgeable in mental health /and substance use if you need specific advice.
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