If you are feeling anxious, depressed, or just need someone to talk to, call 410-598-0234.  You will be able to talk with someone who will listen to your concerns and refer you to additional resources.  Mental health professionals are available at this number on weekdays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and weekends from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Home – Pro Bono Counseling Project

National Hotline Resources

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking & Child Abuse Hotlines:

Mental Health Support/Suicide Prevention Hotlines and Resources:

  • Your Life Your Voice Hotline (For those struggling with self-harm, mental health issues, and abuse): 1(800) 448 – 3000
  • S.A.F.E. (Self Abuse Finally Ends) Hotline 1-800-DONT-CUT
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255                         Options for Deaf & Hard of Hearing 1-800-799-4889
  • Suicide Prevention Deaf Hotline 1-800-799-4TTY
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Hotline (for families and individuals struggling with mental health issues): 1(800) 950 – 6264
  • Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 Support (If you or someone you care for is experiencing distress or other mental health concerns related to disaster) call OR text the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990. Counselors are available 24/7/365
  • new Maryland Department of Health Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit- December 2021 (maryland.gov)
  • new  National Maternal Mental Health Hotline: call or text 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS and connect with a counselor for free. English and Spanish available. TTY users can dial 711 and then 1-833-943-5746

Substance Abuse Support Helplines:

Misc. Support:

LGBTQIA+ Hotline Resources

Veterans and First Responders

Essential Workers

Training and Education for Professionals


Local Resources

  • ACE’s Workgroup of Frederick County (Provide information and prevention of adverse childhood experiences) http://health.frederickcountymd.gov/566/Adverse-Childhood-Experiences-ACEs
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 301-662-0544
  • Asian American Center (Provides vital services to assist lower income, minority, or immigrant groups reach their full potential through access to health insurance enrollment, interpreter/translation services, ESL and Citizenship classes, mentoring, housing, education, employment and business development services) 301-694-3355 aacfmd.org
  • Brook Lane Health Services (Mental health services): 301-733-0330
  • Centro Hispano de Frederick, Inc (Inform, refer and educate Limited English Proficiency residents to promote full participation and integration into the community by offering a portfolio of 16 basic needs and specialized programs for clients of all ages to create opportunity and advance prosperity)  301-668-6270  www.centrohispanodefrederick.org
  • The City of Frederick’s Community Health Center (Resources for individuals struggling without health coverage or underinsured, health care enrollment, assistance with obtaining medications through the voucher program, ER follow ups, COVID vaccination, and Diabetes/HTN education)  301-600-1393. 100 S Market Street, Frederick MD 21701 Community Health Center
  • City Youth Matrix (Services for those who experience adverse childhood events, providing them and their families with positive enrichment activities that empowers and builds resilience and fosters healing.  Provision of workshops that facilitate integration into the community and foster well-being)  301-676-9796  www.cityyouthmatrix.com
  • Faith House (Helps women in crisis offering shelter, case management and targeted services ensuring that families and individuals have their physical needs met as they work toward the goal of obtaining safe, affordable and suitable housing) 301-695-6633 ext 230  Faith House (therescuemission.org)
  • The Frederick Center (local resource) http://www.thefrederickcenter.org/
  • Frederick County Crisis Hotline (mental health crisis line): 301-662-2255
  • Frederick Local Addiction Authority (Programs around addiction, harm reduction and prevention): 301-600-1755
  • Frederick County Mental Health Association (Mental health services, crisis services, family support): 211 and/or 866-411-6803
  • Frederick County Health Department Behavioral Health Services (Recovery services, adult and child evaluations, case management, harm reduction and prevention services): 301-600-1755
  • FCHD Smoking Cessation: 301-600-3437
  • Frederick County Health Department Community Health Services (Offers a variety of vital health services that promote health, prevents disease and protects our community): 301-600-1733
  • Heartly House (For survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking) 301-662-8800  HeartlyHouse.org
  • Mountain Manor (Adolescent addictions): 800-446-8833
  • Mountain Manor (Adult addictions): 800-537-3422
  • new NeighborHood Counseling and Training Center: NeighborHood Counseling Training Center | Hood College; High quality, low-cost counseling services for the community. 301-696-3129
  • On Our Own Frederick (Provides peer support, offer acceptance and a safe and supportive space for people with mental health and substance use challenges to heal): 301-620-0555
  • Potomac Case Management (Case management services): 301-791-3087
  • Pro Bono Counseling Project (Mental health counseling): 877-323-5800
  • The Religious Coalition (Shelter/Energy): 301-631-2670
  • The Rescue Mission (A Christ centered ministry providing a residential recovery program for men suffering from homelessness or chemical addiction; food to the hungry, clothing, shoes and personal care items to those in need) 301-695-6633 419 West South St, Frederick MD 21701 www.therescuemission.org
  • SHIP of Frederick County (Works to reduce barriers to academic attainment for youth experiencing homelessness by connecting them to community, resources, and youth-centric programming): 240-415-8971
  • Spanish Speaking Community of MD Inc. (Empowering low-income families & immigrants from diverse backgrounds by promoting self-sufficiency, greater social change, education and legal rights) 240-877-7466
  • Trauma Specialists of MD (Mental health services): https://traumaspecialistsofmd.com/contact/
  • Villa Maria Counseling (Mental health services): 301-694-6654
  • Way Station Crisis Program (A short-term crisis residential service to help stabilize someone experiencing a mental health crisis): 240-344-4269
  • YMCA of Frederick County (Strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is our cause): 301-663-5131