Mental Health Resources and Emergency Services Information

National and Local Crisis Resources

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Call 911 in case of a life threatening emergency; TTY dial 711

CrisisLink Regional Hotline: 703-527-4077 
CrisisLink is a hotline for individuals in crisis or family/friends seeking guidance for how to help a loved one

CrisisText:  Text NEEDHELP to 85511

Dominion Hospital (Emergency Mental Health Evaluations): 703-538-2872

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE

Merrifield Crisis Response Center: 703-573-5679
The Merrifield Center, of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, offers a range of clinical programming. Emergency Services, staffed 24 hours per day, seven days per week, works with people in psychiatric crisis who need immediate attention. 

For an emergency mental health assessment, visit your nearest emergency room.

As part of Fairfax County Public Schools' continuing efforts to maintain safe schools, a confidential and anonymous telephone hot line is available.