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If you think you have a mental health or medical emergency please call your doctor or 911 immediately.

In case you need immediate help:

If ever you are feeling hopeless, suicidal, or simply in need of speaking with someone, there are numerous free and anonymous hotlines with trained operators available.

Crisis Hotlines & Warmlines

Warmlines - Assistance for Peer Support That Are Not In Immediate Crisis

  • Mental Health Of America Peer Warmline Virginia 1-866-400-6428

  • Alive RVA (Peer Support for those struggling with Addiction) 1-833-473-3782

Local Community Services Boards

  • Chesterfield: 804-748-6356

  • District 19: 804-862-8000

  • Goochland/Powhatan: 804-556-3716/804-598-2697

  • Hanover: 804-365-4200

  • Henrico: 804-727-8484

    • Charles City/New Kent Residents: 877-264-8484

  • Richmond: 804-819-4100

Suicide Prevention / Depression Support

Substance Abuse / Alcoholism

  • US: National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

  • US: Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention: 1-800-234-0246

  • US: National Cocaine Hotline: 1-800-COCAINE (262-2463)

  • US: Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline (for friends and family) 1-800-344-2666

  • UK: Drinkline: Nat’l. Alcoholism Helpline: 0800 917 8282

  • AUS: Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1800 198 024

  • CAN: Drug & Alcohol Helpline 1-800-565-8603

Rape, Abuse & Domestic Violence

Gay / Lesbian Issues

Pregnancy / Sexual Health

Medical Emergencies


  • ULifeline – A directory of resources available for college students— take a self-assessment test; or find your college psych services center.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Alcoholics Anonymous is an informal meeting society for recovering alcoholics whose primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.

  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Narcotics Anonymous similar to AA, is an international, community-based association of recovering addicts.

  • Self-Mutilators Anonymous – A community-based association for individuals struggling with self-mutilation.


Overwhelmed by COVID? VA C.O.P.E.S Warmline; Professional Crisis Counselors; Call or Text; Seven Days A Week; 877-349-6428
Open to all Virginians; Mon-Fri 9am-9pm; Sat-Sun 5-9pm
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