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Help & Text Lines

Warmlines were created to give people support when they just need to talk to someone. Speaking to someone on these calls are typically free, confidential, and run by people who understand what it’s like to struggle with mental health problems.

Local Community Resources

Active Minds
A nonprofit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students, via peer-to-peer dialogue and interaction.
Text BRAVE to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-8255 to speak to a crisis counselor.

Addiction Resource
Hotlines are medically reviewed, confidential, free, and are available 365 days a year and 24 hours a day.  The resource page also provides community-specific hotlines for veterans, the LGBTQ community, sexual assault victims, and domestic violence.

Crisis Text Line
Text “MHFA” or HOME to 741741
Available 24/7, 365 days a year, this organization helps people with mental health challenges by
connecting callers with trained crisis volunteers who will provide confidential advice, support,
and referrals if needed.

Intercept Health Crisis Referral Line
During an initial call to the Crisis One Referral Line you will be asked to provide information about the presenting problem, demographic information, and funding or insurance information so a face to face assessment may be scheduled if appropriate. Crisis services are not provided over the phone.

Emotional Support Line (New Directions)

Lifeline Crisis Chat
Chat online with crisis centers around the United States.

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National Resources

National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-Child or 800-422-4453
Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who — through interpreters — provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls, texts and chats are confidential.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255
Available 24 hours
Languages: English, Spanish

Parent Stress Line
Parents or guardians with problems relating to their children do not hesitate to call us. Trained volunteer counselors offer a way to relieve stress in an environment that is non-judgmental along with being sympathetic. 

Shenandoah Valley Emotional Support Line 
During COVID-19
(540) 820-5762
Open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, 7-10 p.m. ET

The Warmline of Virginia
(866) 400-6428
Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat-Sun 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.


Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sat-Sun. 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Free and confidential COVID-19 response warmline. Spanish speakers are available.

Veterans Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255, press 1
Available 24 hours

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