Healthy Minds Fairfax

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F

703-324-7938
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway - Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

James Gillespie,
Healthy Minds Fairfax Director

Department Resources


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COVID-19 Mental Health Resources for Families & Professionals to include Mental Health Providers Accepting New Patients

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Resources for Families

24/7 Emergency numbers

Provider Directory: This directory includes information on behavioral health care providers who are currently operating and accepting new clients.

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County Public Schools

NAMI Northern Virginia

Formed Families Forward

  • Formed Families Forward is a nonprofit organization that supports foster, kinship and adoptive families of children and youth with disabilities and other special needs. They offer parent/caregiver support groups that meet virtually at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesdays; sign up to attend.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • COVID-19 Resources and Information
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 667-46 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

  • The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has published three resources for managing stress associated with the COVID-19. The resources are designed for providers, community leaders, healthcare workers, and the general public. Read more.

Alcoholics Anonymous Northern Virginia Intergroup

  • The Northern Virginia Intergroup website has a listing of online virtual meetings: https://nvintergroup.org
    • Click the "Find Virtual Meeting" button and a list of scheduled Virtual Meetings will be displayed.
    • For non-local Virtual Meetings, go to http://www.247aaonline.com/

Resources for Behavioral Health Professionals

  • Provider Directory: This directory includes information on behavioral health care providers who are currently operating and accepting new clients. To provide updates for the directory, please email DFSHealthyMinds@fairfaxcounty.gov.
  • Coordinated Services Planning: Fairfax County’s Coordinated Services Planning provides access and referrals to both government and community-based resources for Fairfax County residents in need. People facing difficulties – including food, shelter, employment, financial assistance, health care, cell phone and wireless access, and other needs – can call 703-222-0880 for assistance. CSP provides services in multiple languages, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Promoting Behavioral Health Team: This (usually) weekly email includes information on trainings, webinars, news, reports, best practices, grant opportunities, and many more resources. To subscribe, email ncs-prevention@fairfaxcounty.gov.
  • Trauma-Informed Community Network: The Fairfax County Trauma Informed Community Network provides training, tools, self-care supports, and other resources to support providers in implementing trauma-informed services. The TICN page includes COVID-19-specific resources.
  • Telehealth Guidance: The federal government has released multiple guidance and informational documents for providers; the SAMHSA COVID-19 page lists those related to behavioral health, and includes a regularly updated list of training and technical assistance resources. Visit the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center for additional resources.
  • Additional Resources: The Fairfax County COVID-19 page includes information on the local health situation, County and schools services, resources for small businesses (including how to access financial resources), and more.
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