Mental Health

2-1-1 is a free, quick, and easy way to find information and get referrals for programs and services across Maryland. A trusted and caring call specialist is there to answer the helpline 24/7, available in 180 languages, and completely confidential. Dial 2-1-1 from any phone to be connected. If you need immediate assistance, there are resources for finding food, paying housing bills, accessing childcare, or other essential services.

Caritas Counseling Center, 443-226-5942
Staff can help individuals move towards recovery and healing from challenges such as anxiety, stress and burnout, body image and eating issues, addictions, depression and other mood disorders, grief and loss, anger management, history of trauma, and relationship, boundary, and sexual behavior problems.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255 
The Lifeline 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.

Crisis Text Line, Text “HOME” to 741741 
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.

Disaster Distress Helpline, Call 1-800-985-5990 or Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling, and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Chat with a Chaplain
Are you in spiritual distress as you cope with the many issues surrounding the coronavirus? Connect with a professional chaplain, free of charge, who will listen and offer spiritual care and support. You can connect by email, phone, or video call. Once you complete the request, a skilled chaplain will be in touch with you as soon as possible.  

Frequently Asked Questions:Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Maintaining Mental Health

Talking to Children About Coronavirus
The Children’s Mental Health Matters! The campaign has put together a resource on how to talk to your child about the coronavirus.

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With COVID-19
This resource will help you think about how an infectious disease outbreak might affect your family—both physically and emotionally—and what you can do to help your family cope.

NAMI Family Support Group
Thursday, 7 – 8:30 pm
This group is open to any family member or caregiver whose loved one lives with a mental health condition.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
Saturday, 10:30 am – 12 noon 
This group is open to any adult (18+) who lives with a mental health condition.

Baltimore County Crisis Response, 410-931-2214 
Provides 24-hour support, crisis intervention, and referrals to behavioral health support to Baltimore County residents.

Baltimore City Crisis Information and Referral Line, 410-433-5175 
Provides 24-hour support, crisis intervention, and referrals to behavioral health support to Baltimore City residents.