What you hold in will, in time, find a way out. Your emotions need room to breathe as much as you do. Give yourself permission to vent with these resources.

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
Provides trained crisis counselors to assist individuals struggling with suicide, physical and sexual abuse, depression, stress, pregnancy, homicide concerns, eating disorders, sexual identity concerns, running away, relationship problems, divorce, sexually transmitted disease, and school issues.



Grassroots Crisis Intervention (Crisis/Suicide/Runaway/Shelter)
Grassroots operates a 24-hour crisis intervention and supportive counseling hotline. Callers may remain anonymous and may call for a variety of reasons including suicide, family and relationship problems, shelter needs, violent or threatening domestic situations, loneliness or depression, and chemical dependency issues, among others. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)
An online community designed to empower young adults through resource sharing and peer support. 

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)



NAMI Howard County welcomes your call to help you find resources and access mental health services. Please call:

(410) 772-9300

Or click here to see local resources in our community


Howard County Mobile Crisis Team (MCT)
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.