Mental Health Resources and Emergency Services Information

National and Local Crisis Resources

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

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Text or call 988. The 988 Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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

Sharon Bulova Center for Community Health: 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.

Community Resources

FCPS works with county, state, and federal health, safety, and emergency personnel leaders to ensure coordinated responses to potential threats.

This web page contains links to one or more web pages that are outside the FCPS network. FCPS does not control the content or relevancy of these pages.