Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline (1-800-422-0009) www.help4mdyouth.org
Help4MDYouth.org is an initiative of the Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline Network. The Maryland Crisis Hotline Network was established in 1990 as the Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline. Maryland was the first and remains the only State with a comprehensive, decentralized hotline network. A caller in Maryland simple dials the toll-free number and accesses a hotline center in their region. All centers operate 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365 days a year. Now the Maryland Crisis Hotline Network is providing online crisis chat services Monday-Friday 4pm-9pm.
Stop Bullying – www.stopbullying.gov
Become more connect with the different types of bullying and resources to help make a difference in the life of child who is experiencing bullying.
SPEAK – www.speakforthem.org
SPEAK promotes the prevention of youth suicide and works to dispel the social stigma surrounding suicide and depression through a campaign of education and awareness at the community level. We provide literature, speakers, and programs to schools and organizations.
American Association of Suicidology – www.suicidology.org
AAS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide. This site is designed as a resource for anyone concerned about suicide, including AAS members, suicide researchers, therapists, prevention specialists, Survivors of Suicide Loss, and people who are themselves in crisis. You will also find a National Directory of Support Groups for Survivors of Suicide Loss on this site at Suicidology Suicide Support Group Directory
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Provides access to trained telephone counselors, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – www.nami.org
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of America affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community of hope for all of those in need.
National Institute of Mental Health – www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.