CRISIS INTERVENTION: Offers crisis intervention & linkage with local community resources, information and referral and telephone support for troubled youth and their families. Serves people of all ages who are in crisis. Provides trained crisis counselors to assist individuals struggling with suicide, physical and sexual abuse, depression, stress, pregnancy, homicide concerns. Assists with concerns of eating disorders, sexual identity concerns, running away, relationship problems, divorce, sexually transmitted disease and school issues. For callers with substance abuse concerns, if they are interested in an assessment the program can complete a warm transfer. Provides live chat Mon-Fri, 4-9PM at www.help4mdyouth.org.
REGIONAL CRISIS CENTERS:
Frederick County Hotline, Frederick, MD
Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Columbia, MD
Life Crisis Center, Salisbury, MD
Montgomery County Hotline, Rockville, MD
Prince George's County Hotline, Lanham, MD
Baltimore Crisis Response Inc. Baltimore, MD