If you or someone you care about may be at risk of suicide, don't hesitate to reach out for help. These resources are available 24/7:
Call Community Services Board Emergency Services at 703-573-5679.
Text "CONNECT" to 855-11 to contact PRS CrisisLink.
Call PRS CrisisLink at 703-527-4077.
In an immediate, life-threatening situation, call 911.
To learn more about how to help a young person who may be at risk, take one of our free, online training courses.
If you are a doctor, nurse or other medical care provider, take our free, online courses to enhance skills for identifying depression and suicide risk and other mental health concerns.
For help in finding a local mental health service provider, or to inquire about accessing CSB non-emergency services, call CSB Entry and Referral Services (available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) – 703-383-8500, TTY 711; extended hours available for youth on Tuesdays until 7 p.m.
Youth and adults can also come in person, without prior appointment, to Entry & Referral Services at the CSB's Merrifield Center Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to be screened for services. Youth walk-in evaluations are offered during these times and also until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. [Learn what happens during an assessment.]