Emergency Help

Maryland’s Crisis Hotline is available 24 hours/7 days a week to provide support, guidance and assistance.
Call 211, press 1.

Certain jurisdictions operate their own crisis hotlines:

Baltimore City
Baltimore’s Crisis, Information & Referral (CI&R) Line 410.433.5175
Baltimore County
Central Maryland
Grassroots Crisis Intervention 410.531.6677
TDD for the Hearing Impaired 410.531.5086
Frederick County
Frederick County Hotline 301.662.2255
Local Crisis Hotline
for Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington Counties
Home Alone Phone Friend for Kids 301.694.8255
Senior Reassurance Program 301.663.0011
Montgomery County
Mental Health Association 240.777.4000
TDD for the Hearing Impaired 240.777.4875
Prince George's County
Suicide Hotline 301.864.7130
General Crisis and Referral Line 301.864.7161
Crisis Response System 301.429.2185
Postpartum Depression Hotline 800.773.6667
Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties
Life Crisis Center 410.749.4357

In addition, twelve jurisdictions have Mobile Crisis Teams that go to the child or family's home. Hours of operation may be limited.

Mobile Crisis Teams
Anne Arundel County Crisis 410.768.5522
Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. (Baltimore City) 410.433.5175
Baltimore Child and Adolescents Response System (Baltimore Co.) 410.433.5175
Baltimore County Crisis Team 410.931.2214
Carroll County (Maryland Crisis Hotline) 410-952-9552
Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's,
Somerset, Talbot and Wicomico Counties)
Frederick County 301.662.2255
Harford County Crisis Team 410.874.0711
Howard County Crisis Team 410.531.6677
Montgomery County Crisis System 240.777.4000
Prince George's County Crisis Response Team 301.429.2185
St. Mary's County 301.863.6661
Worcester County Call 911
Problem Gambling
If you or someone you know needs help with Problem Gambling, call the free 24-hour helpline 1-800-GAMBLER to talk, or to receive information on access to free treatment services and recovery supports in Maryland. 1.800.GAMBLER