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Resources for mental health

If you are in crisis/this is an emergency, please call the Frederick County Hotline at 301-662-2255, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.


Crisis Hotlines

Texting hotline: Text “TALK” to 741-741 to chat with a crisis counselor

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 800-273-TALK (8255) if you’re in crisis and need someone to talk to

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

LGBT National Hotline: Call 888-843-4564 for support and local resources

Trans Lifeline: Call 877-565-8860 for support for transgender people by transgender people

Lifeline Crisis chat:

MD Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-422-0009

Rape Crisis Hotline: 301-662-8800

Support Groups

NAMI of Frederick (240) 379-6186 Family and Friends Support Group — 3rd Wednesday of each month. For any family or friends of someone dealing with mental illness.


Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide by Rebecca Eanes

The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them by Elaine N. Aron

Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson

Calm — guided meditation

Headspace — mindfulness, meditation

Self Help Anxiety Management (SAM) — anxiety management, tracking and anxiety reduction techniques

Breethe — guided meditation

Calm Harm — self harm reduction/coping skills