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Suicide Prevention & Crisis Intervention Resources

The resources found here are for informational purposes only. Ryan Bartel Foundation does not recommend or endorse any clinicians, counselors, psychiatrists, social workers, physicians, products, procedures, or opinions. We welcome your calls and your posts, but if you have a crisis of any sort, seek immediate help by calling 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or one of the crisis intervention groups below.

Crisis Intervention & Prevention Services, Education

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 988 or 1-800-273-8255


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.


PRS Crisislink

Hotline 800 273-talk(8255) or Text 'CONNECT" to 85511. Through a variety of programs, CrisisLink aims to educate, support and empower youth to make a difference within themselves and our community. Standard msg&data rates may apply. Text STOP to opt-out. For end user privacy and terms and conditions of texting with 85511, go to:

Arlington, VA

Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.


Community Regional Crisis Response

CR2 provides 24-hour rapid response to children, youth, and adults facing a mental health and/or substance use crisis.

Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun Counties

Loudoun County Crisis Intervention Team

CIT provides individuals experiencing a mental health emergency the opportunity to meet with a mental health professional for evaluation, crisis intervention and stabilization services, as well as links to various resources. 102 Heritage Way, N.E., Suite 102 in Leesburg, 7.00am-11.00pm, tel 703-777-0320

Leesburg, VA

Pacific Medical Training

First aid for most common attempted suicides.


Information, Support, Advocacy for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health

Active Minds

Active Minds is a national leader for young adult mental health advocacy and suicide prevention. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Active Minds brings to mental health what no other organization can — the voice of young people who are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses and the way mental health is addressed on campuses and in society at large.

Washington, DC-based with chapters at more than 600 colleges

Friends of Loudoun Mental Health

We are an all-volunteer, community-based, non-profit organization that helps those disabled by mental illness better their lives by providing assistance for living arrangements, advocating on their behalf for improved care and resources, and promoting recovery and community awareness.

Leesburg, VA


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.


Youth Suicide Warning Signs

Consensus list of warning signs for youth suicide that are rooted in science and our best understanding of clinical practice.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide .


National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nations largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Arlington, VA with Branches Nationwide


A regional coalition of the Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax-Falls Church, Loudoun, and Prince William Community Services Boards (CSBs) and other groups in Northern Virginia, all working together to raise awareness and share resources to prevent suicide.

Fairfax, VA

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