Community support resources

If you or someone you know is in crisis or thinking of suicide, get help immediately.


In the event of an emergency

dial 911


24-hour hotline in Maryland

Call: 1-800-422-0009 (toll free statewide)


2-1-1, Press 1


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – Veterans press 1

Non-Emergency Resources

Maryland’s Area Agencies on Aging

Contact your local Area Agency on Aging to connect to programs and services for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their families. Area Agencies on Aging are known by different names in different counties. Find your county in this PDF.

Local Behavioral Health Authority

Each region in Maryland has a Behavioral Health Authority to assist the public in finding and accessing treatment and recovery for mental health and substance use disorders. Look for your county in this PDF.


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