Resource Type: Organization
My Recovery DC
Treatment and recovery are part of the journey from addiction to health. MyRecovery is a public education campaign with an online service that helps DC residents who use opioids, alcohol, and other drugs find treatment and recovery services in their neighborhood.
Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by empowering a community of trained volunteers to support people in their moments of need. Text “GO” to 741741 to get connected.
The Trevor Project Lifeline
The Trevor Project provides Direct suicide prevention and crisis intervention services to support via phone, text, and chat for LGBTQ+ youth. Dial 1-866-488-7386 to get connected.
Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community. Dial 1-877-565-8860 to get connected.
SAMHSA National Mental Health Information Center
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Mental Health America (MHA)
Mental Health America’s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
DBSA offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, our chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.
Cornerstone Montgomery Transition Age Youth (TAY) Programs
Cornerstone Transition Age Youth (TAY) programs help young adults with mental health concerns reach their goals.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: National Capital Area Chapter
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: National Capital Area Chapter provides peer support, education, and advocacy for individuals impacted by depression and bipolar disorder in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DC
NAMI DC is the District of Columbia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization providing advocacy, education, support, and public awareness.