Looking for Help?
There are hundreds of amazing nonprofit and governmental organizations ready to help you and those you love. Here are a few of our favorites. Interested in getting your group on the list? Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Al-Anon | www.va-al-anon.org
The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness, and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.
Alexandria Bethany House | www.bhnv.org
Bethany House provides emergency shelter and supportive services to victims of domestic violence throughout Northern Virginia and the surrounding DC metro communities.
Arlington Doorways for Women | www.doorwaysva.org
Doorways for Women and Families creates pathways out of domestic violence and homelessness leading to safe and stable lives.
CrisisLink – Suicide and Crisis Hotline | www.prsinc.org | 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
CrisisLink exists so you can:
- Talk with someone who cares about you
- Talk with an empathic person if you feel you might be in danger of hurting yourself
- Find referrals to mental health and other community services
- Get ideas and tips about how to help someone you’re concerned about
National Alliance on Mental Illness | www.nami.org
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Planned Parenthood | www.plannedparenthood.org
Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network | www.rainn.org
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
The Trevor Project | www.thetrevorproject.org
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
The Women’s Center | www.thewomenscenter.org
Providing mental health counseling, support and education to people of all ages, to build resiliency, navigate life’s challenges and opportunities, find healing and wellness, and develop new skills and goals for life.
Virginia State Community Service Boards
A community services board (CSB) is the point of entry into the publicly-funded system of services for mental health, intellectual disability, and substance abuse. CSBs provide pre-admission screening services 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Virginia state law requires every jurisdiction to have a CSB.