Crisis Hotlines and Resources

Find important crisis hotlines and resources below.

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention

CrisisLink - 800-SUICIDE (784-2433) (24 hours) or (703) 527-4077

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-TALK (8255)

Veterans Crisis Line - 800-273-8255 (press 1)

District of Columbia Suicide Prevention

Access HelpLine - 888-7WE-HELP (888-793-4357)

Maryland Suicide Prevention

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline - 800-422-0009

Montgomery County Crisis Center - 240-777-4000

Prince George's County Community Crisis Services, Inc - 301-864-7130

Physical and Sexual Abuse

House of Ruth - 202-667-7001 ext 515

My Sister's Place - 202-529-5991

Childhelp - National Child Abuse Hotline - 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)

DC Child Abuse Hotline - 202-671-SAFE (7223)

DC Elder & Disabled Adult Abuse Hotline - 202-541-3950

Prince George's County Maryland Domestic Violence Crisis Center - 301-731-1203

 

Domestic Violence Shelters

House of Ruth - 202-667-7001 x515

My Sister's Place - 202-529-5991

Bethany House - 703-658-9500

Rape/Sexual Assault

Victims of Crime Assistance

GW Police Department Victims' Services - 202-994-6110

National Organization for Victim Assistance - 800-879-6682 (M-F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT)

DC Office of Victim Services - 202-727-3934 (M-F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT)

Alexandria Virginia Victim Witness Assistance Program - 703-746-4100 (M-F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT)

Arlington County Virginia Victim/Witness Program - 703-228-4410 (M-F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT)

Maryland Attorney General Victim Services - 888-743-0023

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center - 301-952-0063

LGBTQIA+ Community Services

GW LGBT Resource Center - 202-994-4568

Whitman-Walker Health Clinic - 202-745-7000

GLBT National Help Center - 888-843-4564 (M-F: 4 p.m. - midnight EDT, Saturday: 12 noon - 5 p.m. EDT)

Sexual Health Services

Addictions/Substance Use

GW Health Promotion and Prevention Services - 202-994-2599

Alcoholics Anonymous - 202-966-9115 (10 a.m. - 10 p.m.)

AlAnon Family Groups - 888-4AL-ANON (425-2666) (M-F: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. EDT)

Narcotics Anonymous - 800-543-4670

Cocaine Anonymous - 301-368-9202 or 202-368-0476

Suburban Hospital Addiction Treatment Center - 301-896-2036 (M-F: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.)

Gamblers Anonymous - 888-GA-HELPS (424-3577)

Nicotine Anonymous - 202-234-STEPS (78377)

Sex Addicts Anonymous - 703-912-1904