ONLINE Resources

 

 

 

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HOTLINES & HELPLINES

 

Veterans

1-800-273-8255

Press 1 or Text: 838255

 

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline.

 

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MD Problem Gambling Helpline

1-800-426-2537

 

As a gambling problem develops, it becomes more and more devastating, potentially evolving into a crisis situation impacting family members and friends. It is very important to get help as soon as possible as this condition escalates rapidly even resulting in incarceration and suicide. The Center's 24/7 free and confidential helpline is a great way to start getting help. Visit www.mdproblemgambling.com for resources.

 

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Maryland State AIDS Hotline

800-638-6252

Hearing Impaired: 800-553-3140

 

Information on testing and other referrals. Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm (Except Holidays)

 

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Postpartum Depression Hotline

800-773-6667

 

Provides peer support and referrals for mothers suffering from postpartum depression.

 

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Trevor Project Crisis line

866-488-7386

 

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention & suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ} young people ages 13-24. For more info, visit www .thetrevorproject.org. TrevorChat and TrevorText . provide trained volunteer counselors who are ready to listen.

 

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Listening Line

301-707-8330

 

We listen with a warm open heart and mind to those within our community who have concerns. We provide that listening ear when one is spending a lonely evening at home and just needs to hear a kind voice. The staff are able to assist the individuals with ways to cope with any challenges and face issues head-on. Staff are peer support individuals who understand through "lived experiences."

 

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There is Hope

Phone App

 

STUDENTS IN CRISIS: ENSURING SAFETY

This app allows students with suicidal ideation to take the self-assessment if their thoughts get stronger. A high score helps them easily access the Grassroots Crisis Hotline.

 

         

 

 

 

BOOKS

 

“I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help”

by Xavier Amador, Ph.D.,

 

“Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt”

by Kevin Hines.

 

My Son, My Son: “A guide to Healing after Death, Loss, or Suicide” and “Beyond Surviving”

by Iris Bolton

State Websites

 

211 Maryland

 

Before It's Too Late

 

 

 

 

12501 Willowbrook Rd SE

Cumberland, MD 21502

301-759-5070

achd.bhso@maryland.gov