You can also get help from a trained person over a free and confidential hotline.
MD Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-422-0009
24 hour hotline that provides support, information, and referral to all people in Maryland with a focus on youth under 24 years of age. See website for more information.
Family Tree 24 hour Crisis Hotline: (800) 243-7337http://www.familytreemd.org/
A confidential, toll free statewide StressLine that provides information, referrals and support to teens to discuss tough subjects such as family problems, family violence, bullying, peer relationships, victimization, and pregnancy. It also offers support to parents and other individuals in care giving roles, professionals and other community members, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Runaway Hotline: 1-800-RUN-AWAY http://www.1800runaway.org/
Call this anonymous hotline for support or referrals if you are thinking about running away, have run away, or have a friend or student in one of those situations.
Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc.: 410-752-2272 or 410-433-5175
24 hour hotline for mental health and drug/alcohol crises for adults 18 and older. They also collect information and refer youth to Baltimore Child and Adolescent Response (BCARS) which provides similar services for youth under 18 with the consent of a parent or guardian.
Nineline: Information for Kids (and youth/young adults) 1-800-999-9999
A website with information on family, relationships, feelings, suicide, abuse, health, sex, drugs and alcohol, and running away. A hotline for support, information and referral around all these challenges and others you may be facing. 2pm-12am 7 days a week.
House of Ruth: 24-Hour Hotline: 410-889-RUTH (7884) Legal Hotline: 1-888-880-7884
Offers a 24 hour hotline, community advocates to work with victims of abuse crisis, a legal clinic, individual and group counseling, a children’s program, and abuse intervention to victims of domestic and interpersonal violence.
Turn Around: 24 hour hotline: 410-828-6390 http://www.turnaroundinc.org
Supports individuals and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault/abuse, through counseling, education, support services and advocacy.