If in Crisis
If you are in a crisis, call the Howard County Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) at (410) 531 – 6677. MCT is a two-member team of mental health professionals whose primary objective is to assist people in handling and managing emotional, traumatic or psychiatric crises. MCT is available 9:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.
MCT responds to:
Sucide threats or attempts, intense family or parent/child conflict, psychiatric or behavioral emergencies, crisis situations and traumatic events, child/adolescents with serious emotional difficulties.
(410) 531 – 6677 also connects you to the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Hotline. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Crisis Hotline: Text to 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will text you back. The crisis counselor assesses the situations and will initiate an active rescue by calling 911 in a case where someone is in danger. This includes suicides.
You can find more information about this at www.crisistextline.org
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE
NAMI Information Line
The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST. Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703)524-7600.
CRISES AND SUICIDE
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
National Hopeline Network
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
National Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 442-HOPE (4673)
Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
National Help Line for Substance Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National US Child Abuse Hotline