These hotlines are able to provide immediate counseling and can also assist in facilitating a psychiatric hospitalization, if that becomes necessary. 

You may also call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for immediate support.  


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE

  • National Postpartum Depression Hotline: 1-800-PPD-MOMS


City of Alexandria 
Community and Human Services Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 703-746-3401 

Fairfax County
Mental Health Crisis and Mobile Crisis Unit: 703-573-5679

Arlington County
Human Services /Mental Health Crisis: 703-228-5160

Fairfax County CrisisLink/Suicide Prevention 
24/7 regional hotline: 703-527-4077

Montgomery County, Maryland, Crisis Center:  (240) 777-4000