At the Prince George’s County Health Department, you don’t have to fight the substance use disorder or mental health battle alone.
Mental Health Services
If you or your loved ones are experiencing depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide, or dealing with another type of mental health concern, call 988 and press one or text MD to 741741.
988 Maryland is a 24/7 hotline that connects people to specially trained call specialists who can assist you with a mental health, drug, or alcohol concern, as well as connect you to important community health services information.
Crisis Text Line
Text MD to 741741 anytime, about any type of crisis.
Behavioral Health Providers in Prince George's County
The Behavioral and Mental Health Providers list is designed to help you locate providers in your community that offer services that will help you, your family, and your community becomes healthier and happier. Locate a Behavioral Health service provider in your community.
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Advocacy and Support Resources
Support groups offer peer counseling and information to young people, adults, and their families.
Advocacy groups connect young people and families to Prince George’s County efforts to improve opportunities for people with mental health conditions.
Maryland Coalition of Families | Phone: 410-730-8267
- Youth and Parent Peer Support
- Parent & Family Advocacy
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) | Phone: 301-429-0970
- Youth, Parent & Family Support and Advocacy
- Young Caregiver Support
On Our Own of Prince George’s County | Phone: 301-699-8939
- Self Advocacy & Peer Support (18+)
Substance Misuse Resources
A variety of services and resource are available for individuals or family members with addictions to drugs, alcohol and other substances.
Take this quick self-assessment: Can you answer ‘yes’ to these questions about drug or alcohol addiction? (Download PDF)
Alcohol & Drug Prevention Program
The Prince George’s County Alcohol & Drug Prevention Program provides information and education to county residents, schools, and community-based organizations about the negative impact and dangers associated with alcohol and drug use. For more information visit our Alcohol & Drug Prevention Program webpage.
The opioid epidemic is gripping communities across our region and the nation. Prince George’s County offers free naloxone kits and training sessions. Naloxone reverses an opioid overdose and helps prevent death. Call (301)583-5920 to register for free training and a free intranasal naloxone kit. Anyone can get naloxone at Maryland pharmacies without a prescription.
Additional Mental Health and Substance Misuse Programs and Services
A variety of treatment options are available for individuals or family members with addictions to drugs, alcohol, and other substances. Other behavioral health services are also offered through the Health Department.
Call 301-856-9500 for general information about Behavioral Health Services.
Providing information and referral services to individuals seeking mental health and substance use-related resources. | Phone: (301)856-9500
A source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse, addiction, and/or mental health problems.
Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Information
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VIDEOS: Maryland Crisis Hotline
PHOTOS: Step Forward Action Campaign Launch - May 14, 2018 - The purpose of the Step Forward campaign is to reduce the stigma associated with Mental Health in our community. - Photos by Jermoni Dowd