Helplines

No one should have to feel completely alone when facing a problem or crisis. If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, are concerned about a loved one, need referrals, or just need someone to listen, hotline specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to provide a non-judgmental listening ear and support for any problem you may be facing. Hotline Specialists can even help make connections with mobile mental health services and urgent care appointments.

Who should call?

Anyone, of any age, can call the Hotline at anytime. Hotline receives calls about a variety of concerns including depression, sadness, loneliness, thoughts of suicide, separation or divorce, abuse, relationship problems, conflicts with friends or family members, financial, legal, or employment problems, gay and lesbian issues, and grief and bereavement. Hotline services are also available in over 150 languages and all lines are TTY compatible.

Does it cost anything?

Hotline services are provided free of charge. Your telephone provider’s long-distance rates may apply if you are calling one of our local numbers from out of the area. If you are calling from a cell phone, air time and other cell phone charges may apply.

Information & Referral
Dial 2-1-1 or 301-864-7161

Speak with a trained information specialist and find programs in your area to help you get connected with services. The service is free and is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week all year.

Suicide Hotline
301-864-7130 or 1-800-273-TALK

Are you experiencing thoughts of suicide or are concerned about a loved one? Hotline specialists are available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365 days a year to provide a listening ear and support.

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
1-800-422-0009

The Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline is a confidential, secure, & anonymous way of reaching out for help when you don’t know where else to turn. Chat and hotline specialists are available.

Protective Services
301-909-2450

Community Crisis Services, Inc. serves as the after-hours intake point for reports of adult and child abuse and neglect in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Please call if you suspect adult or child abuse or neglect.