For immediate emergencies, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255. If you prefer to text, you can text “START” to 741-741
Community Service Board (CSB) Emergency Services
- Chesterfield Co Mental Health 804-748-6356
- Goochland Powhatan Community Services: Emergency Services (804) 598-2697 or (804) 556-3716
- Henrico County Mental Health emergency line 804-727-8484
- Horizon Behavioral Health Lynchburg: Emergency After-Hours 434-522-8191
- Region Ten:
- Charlottesville & Albemarle: (434) 972-1800
- Fluvanna: (434) 589-8276
- Greene: 434-481-3890
- Louisa: 540-967-2880
- Nelson: (434) 263-4889
- Richmond Behavioral Health Authority Crisis Line: 804-819-4100
- Valley Community Services Board, Staunton Emergency Services: 540-885-0866 or 540-943-1590, Toll free: 866-274-7475, Videophone 540-416-0115
Black Community Resources
- The Association of Black Psychologists: 1-301-449-3082
- REACH – Region 10- For Adults and Children/Adolescents with Mental Health Diagnoses + Autism or Intellectual Disability crisis line: 855-917-8278 (Adults) 888-908-0486 (Children)
- ASL Accessible Resources
- Deaf Crisis Line: VP: 321-800-3323
Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Sexual Assault
- Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline:1-800-552-7096
- Family Violence and Sexual Assault Virginia Hotline: 1-800-838-8238
- Text the hotline at: 1-804-793-9999
- LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-866-356-6998- Text the hotline at: 1-804-793-9999
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-799-7233 for TTY. -If you are unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.
- Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) 434-977-7273 24/7 hotline
- Virginia Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-838-8238
- LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline: 1-866-356-6998.Text the hotline at: 1-804-793-9999
- The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ Youth) TrevorLifeline: 1-866-488-7386
- The Anxiety and Depression Association of America: 1-240-485-1001
- The National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950- NAMI (6264)
2-1-1 VIRGINIA – Dial: 211 or Visit: http://www.211virginia.org
- 2-1-1 VIRGINIA provides information and referral for:
- Food banks, shelters, rent or utility assistance
- Physical and mental health resources
- Job training, English as a second language classes, GED preparation, financial and transportation assistance
- Adult day care, meals at home, respite care, home healthcare
- After-school programs, tutoring, mentorship programs, counseling, child care center
- Disaster support services
Opioid Addiction – Curb the Crisis: https://curbthecrisis.com/
- Website that provides resources for people with addiction to opioids.
- Other local, state and national mental health and substance use disorder resources can be found in the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services “Self-Help and Recovery Support Resources for Individuals at Home Guide,” https://dbhds.virginia.gov/assets/doc/EI/self-help-guide_dbhds-3-27.pdf
Community Services Board (CSB) Supports –
CSBs provide treatment for mental health issues, substance use and addiction, and intellectual and developmental disabilities
- Chesterfield CSB – https://www.chesterfield.gov/878/Mental-Health-Support-Services
- Goochland Powhatan Community Services: https://gpcsb.org/
- Henrico County Mental Health: https://henrico.us/mhds/
- Horizon Behavioral Health Lynchburg: www.horizonbh.org
- Region Ten Community Services Board – Charlottesville and surrounding areas: https://regionten.org/
- Valley Community Services Board, Staunton – https://www.myvalleycsb.org/
- Virginia Department of Social Services: https://www.dss.virginia.gov/ (support, also child/adult abuse reporting)
US Department of Veterans Affairs – Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/covid/COVID_managing_stress.asp
VA Department of Health:(877) 349-6428 https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/prevention-tips/coping-with-stress/
Coping with Stress and Staying Connected- Call the Virginia C.O.P.ES warm line if you are feeling stressed by COVID-19 and need support.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) : www.chadd.org 301-306-7070 (support for ADHD)
Early Intervention- Infant Toddler Connection of Virginia: https://infantva.org/
REACH – Region 10- For Adults and Children/Adolescents with Mental Health Diagnoses + Autism or Intellectual Disability crisis line: 855-917-8278 (Adults) 888-908-0486 (Children) https://regionten.org/services/reach-crisis-services/
The REACH program is designed to meet the crisis support needs of individuals who have a developmental disability and are experiencing crisis events that put them at risk for homelessness, incarceration, hospitalization, and/or danger to self or others.
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health &Developmental Services: http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/developmental-services/Crisis-services
ASL Accessible Resources
DeafLEAD: 24-hour Deaf Crisis Line: (321) 800-3323, phone: (573) 445-5005 (V/TTY), toll-free: (800) 380-DEAF (V/TTY), videophone: (573) 303-5604, text: Text HAND to 839863
An advocate will respond to you as soon as possible (usually within 20 minutes)
DeafLEAD is a non-profit agency that provides 24-hour crisis intervention, advocacy, case management, interpreting and mental health services to Deaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind, and late-deafened individuals who are victims of crime and their families, as well as support to individuals, agencies, and organizations providing victim services to individuals with a hearing loss.
Vaccine: Pre-register for the COVID 19 vaccination at https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/ and click “ASL Now.” Or by videophone at (877) VAX-IN-VA. ASL-fluent representatives can answer questions or concerns regarding vaccinations.
Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Sexual Assault
Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) https://www.saracville.org/ 434-977-7273 24/7 hotline . Comprehensive rape crisis and prevention center in Charlottesville
Virginia Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Line: 800-552-7096 http://www.dss.virginia.gov/abuse/
Trans Lifeline: https://translifeline.org/ US (877) 565-8860- Run by and for trans people. Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers.
Trevor Project for LGBT youth: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ 1-866-488-7386.- The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
ANAD (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders) Hotline: 630-577-1330 https://anad.org/our-services/eating-disorders-helpline/
Anxiety and Depression Association of America: https://adaa.org/ . –ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders
CAVA (Counseling Alliance of Virginia): Phone: 434.220.0333, https://www.cavahelps.com/ – Serve and care for individuals, couples, and families impacted by mental illness, substance abuse, trauma, foster care and/or other life stressors.
International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation: https://iocdf.org/ (OCD support)
Mental Health America of Virginia Warm Line: Non-crisis phone line 1-866-400-6428 https://mhav.org/warm-line/
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://www.nami.org/Home – NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones.
National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: 800-931-2237 https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
On Our Sleeves, mental health resources for children: https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/giving/on-our-sleeves
ReadyKids: https://readykidscville.org/ Phone: (434) 296-4118. – ReadyKids provides the Charlottesville area with counseling, family support and early learning opportunities.
Riverbend Counseling Group & Riverbend Integrative Trauma Treatment: 434.961.2555 https://www.riverbendcounseling.net/
Riverbend Counseling Group (RCG) is an association of experienced mental health therapists who are dedicated to the emotional wellness of individuals and families in our community. We will customize our services and approaches to best meet your needs.
Riverbend Integrative Trauma Treatment (RITT) addresses the full scope of the impact of trauma. The trauma continues to disrupt healing when left untreated because it is relived in your thought patterns, emotional responses, and body sensations. Trauma also interferes with social, family, and community relationships that provide vital support. RITT helps you reconnect the internal, (mind, body, and emotions) with the external (social, family, and community) for lasting, integrated healing. We offer therapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups, training and supervision for clinicians, workshops, and substance abuse assessment and treatment.
South Central Counseling Group (Dillwyn & Charlottesville): 434-284-5401, 434-284-5401, https://www.southcentralcounselinggroup.com/ – Provide mental health services to individuals, couples, and families in Dillwyn, VA and Charlottesville, VA. Helping clients overcome anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, substance abuse, and a variety of adjustments related to family life stages.
The Women’s Initiative: https://thewomensinitiative.org/, 434-872-0047. Free call-in therapy times. Provide Mental Health Services For Women Regardless of Ability To Pay.
UVA Students – Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS): https://www.studenthealth.virginia.edu/caps (434) 243-5150 – Current virtual services include telehealth (counseling, psychiatry and care management), crisis support, and virtual outreach.
UVA Students – Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center: https://womenscenter.virginia.edu/new-clients (434) 982-2252 – Counseling is offered for both men and women individually, as well as for couples.